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Alon Greenfeld
Number of games in database: 630
Years covered: 1979 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2500 (2385 rapid, 2447 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2590

Overall record: +236 -131 =234 (58.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 29 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (44) 
    E62 E60 E69 E67 E63
 Queen's Indian (33) 
    E12 E17 E15 E18 E16
 Slav (31) 
    D17 D15 D11 D16 D12
 Queen's Pawn Game (20) 
    A40 A46 E10 A41 A45
 Queen's Gambit Declined (20) 
    D37 D39 D38 D30 D35
 English, 1 c4 c5 (18) 
    A30 A33 A35 A38 A32
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (93) 
    B62 B30 B63 B22 B52
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (30) 
    B62 B63 B64 B67 B65
 English, 1 c4 c5 (27) 
    A30 A33 A35 A32 A34
 Grunfeld (26) 
    D85 D70 D90 D93 D97
 Ruy Lopez (24) 
    C92 C84 C93 C77 C80
 English (23) 
    A14 A15 A10 A13 A19
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Greenfeld vs J Redmond, 2008 1-0
   Balashov vs Greenfeld, 1985 1/2-1/2
   Svidler vs Greenfeld, 1994 0-1
   Greenfeld vs T Michalczak, 2010 1-0
   Greenfeld vs E Postny, 2002 1-0
   Greenfeld vs Beim, 1992 1-0
   Korchnoi vs Greenfeld, 1986 0-1
   Greenfeld vs C Daly, 2008 1/2-1/2
   Greenfeld vs Korchnoi, 1988 1/2-1/2
   Greenfeld vs S Kosmo, 2003 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   5th Batavia (2013)
   Irish Championship (2008)
   Bunratty Masters (2014)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1984)
   European Club Cup (2009)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2009)
   World Senior Teams Championship (50+) (2017)
   London Chess Classic Open (2014)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   Hasselbacken Open (2016)
   Isle of Man Masters (2014)
   European Club Cup (2018)
   Novi Sad Olympiad (1990)
   Thessaloniki Olympiad (1988)
   Gibraltar Masters (2007)

   🏆 European Club Cup
   Greenfeld vs A Kislinsky (Nov-16-19) 1/2-1/2
   Patrick Wambach vs Greenfeld (Nov-15-19) 0-1
   Greenfeld vs J C Moingt (Nov-14-19) 1-0
   Vocaturo vs Greenfeld (Nov-13-19) 1/2-1/2
   Greenfeld vs F Seresin (Nov-12-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Apr-17-1964, 57 years old) United States of America (federation/nationality Israel)

[what is this?]
Alon Greenfeld was born in New York, USA. He was awarded the IM title in 1983 and the GM title in 1989. He won at Pardubice 1993. Equal first at the Lev Gutman 70th birthday GM tournament in September 2015 played in Lingen in Germany.

Wikipedia article: Alon Greenfeld

 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 630  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. N Gaprindashvili vs Greenfeld  0-1391979It (w)C18 French, Winawer
2. K Bischoff vs Greenfeld  ½-½271981WchT U26A07 King's Indian Attack
3. K Bischoff vs Greenfeld  ½-½201981WchT U26A61 Benoni
4. D Bryson vs Greenfeld  ½-½401981World U26 Team-chC00 French Defense
5. M Wiedenkeller vs Greenfeld  ½-½461981EU-ch U20B83 Sicilian
6. Greenfeld vs G Siegel  1-0461981EU-ch U20C48 Four Knights
7. C Hansen vs Greenfeld  0-1581981EU-ch U20A46 Queen's Pawn Game
8. H Kuijf vs Greenfeld  0-1221981EU-ch U20C69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
9. Greenfeld vs T Karolyi Jr.  1-0231981EU-ch U20A04 Reti Opening
10. Greenfeld vs A Sokolov 1-0281981EU-ch U20E12 Queen's Indian
11. Greenfeld vs K Darga  ½-½491982EUchT qualE12 Queen's Indian
12. Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  1-0391982EU-ch U20E18 Queen's Indian, Old Main line, 7.Nc3
13. Greenfeld vs Reshevsky  1-0341982Be'er ShevaE69 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Main line
14. D Gurevich vs Greenfeld  0-1461982Be'er ShevaA59 Benko Gambit
15. Greenfeld vs Murey  0-1271982Be'er ShevaA04 Reti Opening
16. Greenfeld vs K Burger  1-0471982Be'er ShevaA14 English
17. D Vucenovic vs Greenfeld  0-1401982Lucerne OlympiadA30 English, Symmetrical
18. Sax vs Greenfeld  1-0431982Lucerne OlympiadC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. G West vs Greenfeld  0-1701982Lucerne OlympiadB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
20. Zhang Weida vs Greenfeld  0-1571982Lucerne OlympiadC93 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Smyslov Defense
21. Greenfeld vs Hjartarson  ½-½641982Lucerne OlympiadE68 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Classical Variation, 8.e4
22. S Garcia Martinez vs Greenfeld  ½-½351982Lucerne OlympiadB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. J H Gomez Baillo vs Greenfeld  ½-½461982Lucerne OlympiadB83 Sicilian
24. Greenfeld vs Pachman  1-0751983NetanyaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. Quinteros vs Greenfeld  ½-½151983NetanyaA30 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 26; games 1-25 of 630  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Benzol: Alon Greenfeld
Born 17th April 1964 in New York
Awarded the IM title in 1983.
Mar-02-05  chenturini: And N. Gaprindashvily vs A Greenfeld, is not Alon Greenfeld !!
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  WTHarvey: Here are some critical positions from Alon's games not given here: White to move and win.
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  tpstar: <WTHarvey> Nice quiz! Note the 4th position (Greenfeld-Popchev) has a typo - should be Nh6+ instead. Thanks for the link.
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  Sneaky: WTHarvey, your site is great. I see you signed-up, be sure to check out the Sacrifice Explorer, I bet it will save you many hours setting up those pages.
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  WTHarvey: <tpstar> Edited and you've been credited. :-) Thanks ! <Sneaky> Hey, it's like fishing with a fish finder! Everyone ought to check out the Sac Explorer. I used to have the license plate 'Sac & M8'

Greenfeld had a interesting chess career. Mostly hung in around #300 worldwide but shot up to about #50 for a few months. What was that all about?

Mar-02-05  Catfriend: Alon Greenfeld, several time Israeli champ, increases his strength gradually. He won against several strong GMs, and is perhaps the most internationally active among Israelis.
Apr-17-06  BIDMONFA: Alon Greenfeld


Sep-28-06  erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.
Jan-25-07  Mibelz: Izaak Grynfeld (POL, then ISR) - not Alon Greenfeld - played at Szczawno Zdr√≥j (Salzbrunn) 1950 (Keres won).
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  Resignation Trap: Not only is today his birthday, but he is currently playing a match with Henrique Mecking in Passo Fundo, Brazil: .
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  wordfunph: <erimiro1: Alon Greenfeld is a GM not an IM.>

but who said he was an IM?

his current rating is 2561 and had a peak of 2581 in 2001.

happy 46th birthday Alon..

Sep-14-10  erimiro1: <wordfunph: but who said he was an IM?> Take a look above
Apr-17-11  cracknik: I had never heard of this guy.
May-20-15  jrofrano: Alon Greenfeld is the fourth GM as part of my new series called the GM Spotlight!

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  Penguincw: Alon Greenfeld wins the Portugal Open on tiebreaks, with a score of 6.5/9.
Mar-01-18  PhilFeeley: Missing GREENFELD - TSEITLIN. Beer-Sheva 1996. Not sure which Tseitlin. The game is covered in Chess Training for Post-Beginners.

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24. Bc3 Rxd5 25.Bxg7 Kxg7 26.Rxc7 Qxc7 27.Rxc7 Rxc7 28.d4 Re7 29.Qf3 Re4 30.Qe2 Kf6 31.Qa2 Ke6 32.Kf2 g5 33.Kf3 h4 34.Qc4 g4+ 35.Kf2 f4 36.gxf4 g3+ 37.hxg3 hxg3+ 38.Kxg3 Rxe3+ 39.Kf2


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