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Alexandr Fier
A Fier 
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons  
Number of games in database: 1,636
Years covered: 1995 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2560 (2531 rapid, 2587 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2653

Overall record: +664 -273 =527 (63.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 172 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (187) 
    B90 B96 B33 B32 B76
 Queen's Gambit Declined (66) 
    D37 D31 D38 D35 D30
 Nimzo Indian (55) 
    E46 E44 E32 E40 E42
 French Defense (53) 
    C11 C18 C10 C05 C00
 Queen's Pawn Game (49) 
    A45 D00 E00 E10 A50
 Sicilian Najdorf (44) 
    B90 B96 B99 B94 B97
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (266) 
    B22 B33 B48 B40 B83
 King's Indian (76) 
    E63 E60 E97 E70 E92
 Queen's Pawn Game (52) 
    A45 A46 D02 E00 A40
 Sicilian Taimanov (47) 
    B48 B47 B46 B45
 Grunfeld (46) 
    D85 D91 D78 D90 D86
 Alekhine's Defense (44) 
    B04 B03 B02 B05
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Fier vs R Aloma Vidal, 2018 1-0
   Fier vs N Getz, 2011 1-0
   Fier vs K Leenhouts, 2017 1-0
   V Carneiro vs Fier, 2017 1/2-1/2
   Fier vs Wojtaszek, 2013 1-0
   Fier vs D Svetlov, 2015 1-0
   A R Saleh Salem vs Fier, 2017 0-1
   Fier vs V Martis, 2004 1-0
   Fier vs J Ryan, 2009 1-0
   Fier vs Bacrot, 2017 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Brazilian Championship 2019 (2020)
   Hastings 2014/15 (2014)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2020)
   Reykjavik Open (2015)
   London Chess Classic Open (2014)
   Karpos Open (2015)
   Dubai Chess Open (2015)
   Calvia Olympiad (2004)
   Groningen Open (2019)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Sharjah Masters (2019)
   Gibraltar Masters (2011)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2016)
   Sunway Sitges Open (2021)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2010 Brazilian championship by gauer
   Match - Mecking v Hilario Ta Fier - 2009 by Chessical

   🏆 Chennai Olympiad
   J Borisek vs A Fier (Aug-09-22) 1/2-1/2
   R Panjwani vs A Fier (Aug-08-22) 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs V S Gujrathi (Aug-07-22) 1/2-1/2
   A Fier vs Kuzubov (Aug-06-22) 1-0
   McShane vs A Fier (Aug-05-22) 0-1

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(born Mar-11-1988, 34 years old) Brazil

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FM (1996); IM (2004); GM (2007).

GM Alexandr Hilario Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier was the 2005, 2017 (held in 2018) and 2019 (held in 2020) Brazilian champion. He remains one of Brazil's elite players.

He won the Sants International Open in Spain in 2009 and 2014 and was runner-up at the Essen in 2008 in the B-Group. He qualified for the World Cup (2011) through his result in Zonal 2.4, and unexpectedly won his first round match against Chinese super-GM Wang Yue. However, Russian super-GM Alexander Morozevich defeated him in round 2. He won the Bulgarian Open 2013 with 8.5/9. At the World Cup (2013) he defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek in the 1st round but lost to Indian GM Baskaran Adhiban in the second round. He was =2nd (3rd on tiebreak) at Hastings (2014/15). At the World Cup (2015), he lost to Julio Ernesto Granda Zuniga in the first round and was eliminated from the event. At the World Cup (2017), he lost in the first round to Etienne Bacrot.

He is married to WGM Nino Maisuradze.

Detailed results of his career are available at [brasilbase-1].

References / Sources

(1), (2) Wikipedia article: Alexandr Fier

Last updated: 2022-01-26 20:44:46

 page 1 of 67; games 1-25 of 1,670  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P Merwe vs A Fier  1-0541995Wch U10B12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. A Fier vs G Daubenfeld  1-0431995Wch U10B33 Sicilian
3. Aureo Moreira Jr. vs A Fier  1-0171995Wch U10A46 Queen's Pawn Game
4. D Mieles Palau vs A Fier  1-0271995Wch U10B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
5. A Fier vs G Cabral  1-0451995Wch U10A35 English, Symmetrical
6. A Fier vs E Eliassen  1-0411995Wch U10B56 Sicilian
7. M Rivar vs A Fier  1-0631995Wch U10B56 Sicilian
8. A Fier vs E Real de Azua  0-1611995Wch U10A16 English
9. A Fier vs Etienne Chan Yee Chiu  1-0431995Wch U10B33 Sicilian
10. A Fier vs V Gashimov  0-1371995Wch U10B01 Scandinavian
11. V Tronenkovs vs A Fier  1-0241995Wch U10B23 Sicilian, Closed
12. A Fier vs Daniel M Miguel  1-0351996Pan American-chC50 Giuoco Piano
13. Alexis Sachetto vs A Fier  0-1691996Pan American-chB20 Sicilian
14. Radjabov vs A Fier 1-0271996Wch U10A45 Queen's Pawn Game
15. A Fier vs Diego Delbino  1-0321996Pan American-chA05 Reti Opening
16. J Munoz Sanchez vs A Fier  ½-½671996Pan American-chB22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. A Fier vs Bachmann  1-0521996Pan American-chC41 Philidor Defense
18. A Fier vs Luciano Villace  ½-½441996Pan American-chC42 Petrov Defense
19. A Fier vs L Gerzhoy  1-0561997Wch U10B01 Scandinavian
20. A Fier vs D Lubo  ½-½941997Pan American-chB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. A Fier vs Ta Viet Cuong  1-0331997Wch U10B34 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
22. Nicolas Facundo vs A Fier  ½-½461997Pan American-chE97 King's Indian
23. A Fier vs Erik Navaretto  1-0661997Pan American-chB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. A Fier vs J J Lemos  ½-½581997Copa Itau MercosulB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
25. A Fier vs C Martins 0-1181997Semi-Final BrasileiroC38 King's Gambit Accepted
 page 1 of 67; games 1-25 of 1,670  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jun-07-14  TheFocus: They write on the front and back of the page.
Jun-07-14  TheFocus: On my Native American passport, my name is recorded as <He Who Rises At Dawn, Yawns, Farts, Steps Out Of The Teepee, Walks Into The Bushes, Pisses On A Pretty Flower, Scratches His Right Butt Cheek, Scratches His Left Butt Cheek, Shivers From The Cold, Decides To Go Back To Bed> .

I misspelled that once on an application and have been referred to as <The Otter That Refuses To Brush His Teeth> ever since.

Just one stinking wrong-placed letter can ruin a guy.

Jun-07-14  john barleycorn: He probably holds an accordion type passport
Jun-07-14  john barleycorn: You know the story about the guy who had this tatoo which read "WENDY" on his best friend?
Jun-07-14  TheFocus: No, I don't.
Jun-07-14  TheFocus: That was odd. <CG> refused to accept my post of <No> or <Nope> .
Jun-07-14  john barleycorn: come to my parlour...
Jun-07-14  TheFocus: Said the spider to the fly.
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  HeMateMe: It seems to be a combination Russian/Spanish/Japanese name. Mom must have thought he was special.
Jul-24-14  zanzibar: <HMM> Hopefully, your mom thought you special too!

Picture of Fier:

And this of him and Mecking:

Jul-24-14  zanzibar: Apparently, <CG> missed a syllable or two in his name (according to Wiki):

<Alexandr Hilário Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier>

Jul-26-14  zanzibar: A little more bio info:

<Alexandr Fier

Alexandr Hilario Takeda dos Santos Fier Sakai was born in Joinville (SC) [Santa Catarina, Brazil] on March 11, 1988. Began his career in 1995 winning (with only 6 years old) the sub-10 Campeonato Paranaense. From there starts to accumulate titles in the youth standing out among them the vice-world under-10 championship 1998, held in Oropesa del Mar, Spain. Gets the title of International Master at 16 and the Grand Master at 18 (the youngest Brazilian to win this distinction).

Among his great performances highlight the conquest of unbeaten 72 ° Campeonato Brasileiro in Guarulhos, São Paulo state championship 2005 and the 2007/08 and three times won the South American Youth Championship. Represented Brazil at the Olympics in Calvia 2004 and Torino 2006 Khanty Mansiysk 2010. In November 2009 reached the rating of 2653, thus becoming the number 1 in Brazil and 76 in the world. It has a whole future ahead. He currently resides in Curitiba, Paraná.>

Jul-26-14  zanzibar: And finally, a quote of his from a blog following his career:

<"I play chess! Life is just a hobby." -Alexandr Fier>

Jan-04-15  Whitehat1963: Longest name in the database?
Jan-04-15  kramputz: One more time please[ How do you spell your name ? ALEXANDR HILARIO TAKEDA DOS SANTOS FIER
Mar-19-15  elizeufrombrazil: Parabéns pela boa colocação no torneio de Reykjavic, GM Alexandr Fier.
Mar-19-15  Baron Harkonnen: Ele foi a ganahr mts pontos de ranking pa! excelente apresentacao
Apr-12-15  offramp: Who do you have to sleep with to get the nickname Hilario?
Premium Chessgames Member
  keypusher: <offramp: Who do you have to sleep with to get the nickname Hilario?>

It was used by a lot of Popes. So apparently no one.

Sep-06-16  Gottschalk: Parece que os casaques previram o merecido descanso do Fier, após a boa vitória contra o Pelletier.

Aí só tem lobo.

Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: <name Hilario>. Well, laughing is a common theme in names. The name Isaac means just that, the laughing one.
Sep-10-16  Gottschalk: Agora,sim!Parece que voltamos para a briga.
De novo a Suécia, que atrapalhou o nosso caminho em 2014.
Jun-20-17  mprodrigues: Congratulations on qualifying for the Chess World Cup in a thrilling tie break against Iturrizaga
Oct-08-17  offramp: I'm glad he shortened his name by taking the second E out of Alexander. It helps.
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  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM Fier.
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