20 April 1977 |
Kishinev, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2600 (May 2017)|
|Peak rating||2651 (January 2012)|
He tied for 1st–6th with Reiner Odendahl, Erwin l'Ami, Daniël Stellwagen, Susanto Megaranto and Friso Nijboer at Vlissingen Open 2005. In 2009 he tied for 2nd–4th with Alexey Korotylev and Sergei Tiviakov at Moscow Open and won the 13th Open International Bavarian Championship in Bad Wiessee on tiebreak over other Vitaly Kunin, Abhijeet Gupta and Gerald Hertneck. In 2010, Iordăchescu tied for 1st–8th with Sergey Volkov, Hrant Melkumyan, Eduardo Iturrizaga, Gadir Guseinov, David Arutinian, Aleksej Aleksandrov and Tornike Sanikidze in the 12th Dubai Open. He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, where he was eliminated in the first round by Sébastien Feller. In 2012 Iordăchescu won the Nakhchivan Open edging Sergei Zhigalko and Eltaj Safarli on tiebreak. Iordăchescu competed in the Chess World Cup 2015, losing in round one to Yu Yangyi. In 2016 he won the Moldovan Chess Championship.
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- Viorel Iordachescu și Svetlana Petrenko – Campionii Republicii Moldova la Șah Clasic 2016. Moldovan Chess Federation. (Romanian)
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- Viorel Iordachescu chess games at 365Chess.com
- Viorel Iordăchescu player profile and games at Chessgames.com
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