Alexandr Fier

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Alexandr Fier
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Alexandr Fier, Vienna 2013
Full nameAlexandr Hilário Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier
CountryBrazil
Born (1988-03-11) 11 March 1988 (age 30)
Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
TitleGrandmaster (2007)
FIDE rating2540 (January 2019)
Peak rating2653 (November 2009)

Alexandr Hilário Takeda Sakai dos Santos Fier (born 11 March 1988) is a Brazilian chess grandmaster.

Biography[edit]

Alexandr Fier was born in Joinville, Brazil. He is of German and Japanese descent.

Career[edit]

Fier won five gold medals at the Pan American Youth Chess Festival: in the under-10 division in 1996 and 1997, U12 in 2000, U14 in 2002 and U18 in 2005.[1] He also won the South American Junior Championship in 2006, 2008 and 2009.[2] Fier won the Brazilian Chess Championship in 2005.[3] In 2006 he won the 65 Anos da Federação Paulista tournament (65 Years São Paulo Federation Tournament) in São Paulo.[4]

Fier won the Open of Sants, Hostafrancs & La Bordeta in Barcelona in 2009 and 2014.[5] He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, where he was eliminated in the second round by Alexander Morozevich.[6] Two months later, Fier won the 2nd Latin American Cup in Montevideo edging out on tiebreak Diego Flores.[7] In the Chess World Cup 2013, Fier defeated Radoslaw Wojtaszek in round one to advance to round two, in which he lost to B. Adhiban and thus was eliminated from the competition. In 2015 he lost in the first round to Julio Granda Zuniga. In 2017 he lost the first round to Étienne Bacrot.

Fier is married to Woman Grandmaster Nino Maisuradze.[8] Fier Ratings in Mar/2018[9] :

Classic: 2545
Fast:	2061
Blitz:	1969

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campeonatos Panamericanos BrasilBase
  2. ^ Sulamericano Juvenil BrasilBase
  3. ^ Campeonatos Brasileiros BrasilBase
  4. ^ "Tnmt Intl 65 Anos da Federacao". FIDE. Retrieved 20 March 2011.
  5. ^ "GM Alexandr Fier winner of Open Internacional de Sants". Chessdom. 2014-09-01. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  6. ^ Crowther, Mark (2011-09-21). "The Week in Chess: FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011". London Chess Center. Archived from the original on 20 October 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
  7. ^ "Fier proud winner of the 2nd Latin American Cup". ChessVibes. 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  8. ^ Mihajlova, Diana. "What it takes to be an Olympian". ChessBase. Retrieved 8 April 2015.
  9. ^ "Alexandr Fier Chess Player Information in CBX site". FIDE/CBX. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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