Alexey Dreev( chess-player)
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Biography Alexey Dreev
Born January 30, 1969 in Zheleznovodsk.
International grandmaster since 1989.
Participant 1 / 8 final match applicants (1991).
Winner of the tournament Moscow-B (1988), Podolsk (1992), St. Petersburg (1993), Biel (1995), divided the first place in the New York open (1991), Essen (2000).
Professional rating on 1 April 2001. - 2646
FIDE rating of 1 April 2001. - 2685
From early youth Alexey Dreev was considered one of the most promising young players CCCR. Two wins in the championships and 16 years, and silver in the World Junior championships speak for themselves. Probably why few were surprised when in 1991, Alexei selected on the inter-zonal tournament in Manila - it's time. In the match with Anand Dreev was considered a clear favorite. However, something unforeseen happened - at the finish Alex lost three games in a row. Then followed a recession, which lasted approximately two years. It was not even in concrete results and standings were victories, but in this period style of Alexei and his chess credo emerged finally. Dreev - a supporter of the classical approach to chess against.
He tries to play the position, but if the situation forces to boldly go to the complications. His skill in the endgame in the recommendations does not require. Dreev one of the recognized experts in this stage of a chess game. Since the mid-nineties success Dreev curve went up sharply. Winner nekolko competitions, party of three knock-out championships of FIDE, Alexei securely entrenched in the First World Twenty. In strong round robin tournament XIV-XVI category, he is always among the winners. Not an exception, and today ended the tournament in Dos Hermanas, although at first it seemed that the optimistic forecast Sergei Shipov not come true. Having started the tournament with defeat, Alex at the right time including the fifth gear and beating in principle match the leader Smirina divided the first place, and on additional indicators was declared the winner of the tournament. Congratulations to our permanent author with a wonderful achievement!