Alex Yermolinsky (Russian: Алексей Ермолинский, romanized: Alexey Yermolinskiy; born April 11, 1958) is an American chess player. Awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 1992, he is a two-time U.S. champion.
|Country||United States (after 1991)|
Soviet Union (before 1991)
|Born||April 11, 1958|
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2436 (October 2022)|
|Peak rating||2660 (January 1998)|
|Peak ranking||No. 21 (January 1998)|
Yermolinsky tied for first with Vladislav Vorotnikov in the Leningrad City Chess Championship in 1985. In 1993, Yermolinsky won the U.S. Chess Championship, tying for first place with Alexander Shabalov. In 1996 he was the sole champion. He won the World Open in Philadelphia three times: in 1993, 1995 and 1996; in 1999 he shared first with nine other players, but Gregory Serper won the playoff. In 2001 he won the American Continental Championship in Cali, Colombia.
He is a regular commentator and presenter on the Internet Chess Club.
- Alex Yermolinsky chess games at 365Chess.com
- Alex Yermolinsky player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Alex Yermolinsky FIDE rating history at OlimpBase.org
- Alexander Yermolinsky Chess Olympiad record at OlimpBase.org
- GM Alexander Yermolinsky. United States Chess Federation.