Aleksandar Wohl

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Aleksandar Wohl
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Aleksandar Wohl
Full name Aleksandar Wohl
Country  Australia
Born 1963
Title International Master
Peak rating 2461 (July 2000)

Aleksandar Wohl (born 21 July 1963) is an Australian chess player, attaining the rank of International Master.

Chess career[edit]

He won the Australian Championship in 1992. In 1989 he won the Australian Open Chess Championship and in 2009 tied for 1st with George Xie. Played for Australia in the Chess Olympiads of 1992, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2006[1] & 2012.

In 2000 he won the Oceania Zonal and qualified for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2000, but was knocked out in the first round by Aleksandr Galkin.[2]

Other successful performances include 1st in the 38th Doeberl Cup Canberra 2000,[3] =1st with Ian Rogers in the 43rd Doeberl Cup Canberra 2005,[4] 3rd in the Master Open Cutro 2006,[5] =1st with Eduard Fomichenko in the 11th Vins du Medoc International Open 2008,[6] 1st in the Schlosspark Open 2009[7] and 1st at Muenchen 2010 five times.[8]

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Wohl, Aleksandar". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  2. ^ Weeks, Mark. "World Chess Championship 2000 FIDE Knockout Matches". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  3. ^ Paxman, Jonathan. "The Australian Chess Games Archive". Ozbase. Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  4. ^ Crowther, Mark (2005-03-28). "The Week in Chess: 43rd Doeberl Cup". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (2006-05-01). "The Week in Chess: 12th Cutro International". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  6. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-06-30). "The Week in Chess: 11th Vins du Medoc International Open". Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  7. ^ "Tournament report November 2009: 21.Schlosspark Open 2009 Germany". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  8. ^ "Tournament report November 2010". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 21 October 2010. 

External links[edit]

Aleksandar Wohl's Chess Academy