Alex Yermolinsky

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Alex Yermolinsky
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Alex Yermolinsky at the 2003 U.S. Chess Championships in Seattle, Washington
Full name Алексей Ермолинский
Country United States
Born (1958-04-11) April 11, 1958 (age 57)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2527 (November 2015)

Alex Yermolinsky (born April 11, 1958 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is an American chess Grandmaster. In 1993, Yermolinsky won the U.S. Chess Championship, tying for first place with Alexander Shabalov. In 1996 he was the sole champion.

He was a three-times winner of the Philadelphia World Open: 1993, 1995 and 1996 (in 1999 he was equal first with other nine players, but Gregory Serper won the playoff). In 2001 he won the American Continental Championship.

Yermolinsky is married to the WGM Kamilė Baginskaitė. They have two children, a son named Edward and a daughter named Greta.[1] They met each other at the Chess Olympiad 1996 in Yerevan. He is a regular commentator and presenter on the Internet Chess Club.



  1. ^ "WGM Camilla Baginskaite". The United States Chess Federation. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 

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Preceded by
Patrick Wolff
United States Chess Champion
1993 (with Alexander Shabalov)
Succeeded by
Boris Gulko
Preceded by
Nick de Firmian, Patrick Wolff, and Alexander Ivanov
United States Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Joel Benjamin