Alexander Goldin

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Alexander Goldin
Country Soviet Union
United States[1]
Born (1964-02-27) 27 February 1964 (age 53)
Title Grandmaster (1989)
FIDE rating 2555 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2630 (January 2002)

Alexander Goldin (born 27 February 1964) is an American chess grandmaster of Russian origin.

He was a joint winner of the Soviet Championship semifinal at Sevastopol in 1986 (a qualifier for the 1987 First League Final). Other tournament successes include winning the Philadelphia's World Open in 1998 and 2001. In 2003 Goldin won the American Continental Chess Championship in Buenos Aires edging out on tiebreak score Giovanni Vescovi, after both players scored 8.5/11.[2][3]

In team chess, he played board three for the US team at the 2004 Chess Olympiad in Calvià and registered a 65% score.[4]


  1. ^ Alexander Goldin FIDE rating history, 1972-2001 at
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2003-09-01). "TWIC 460: Panamerican Continental Championships". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Vescovi, Giovanni. "Alexander Goldin Continental American Champion". New In Chess (2003/7): 58. 
  4. ^ Men's Chess Olympiads: Alexander Goldin OlimpBase

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