Morozevich, Alexander( chess-player)
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Biography Morozevich, Alexander
Born July 18, 1977 in Moscow
Champion and winner of the Cup of Russia 1998.
Grandmaster since 1995.
Professional rating on July 1, 2001. - 2695
FIDE rating of 1 July 2001. - 2749
Alexander Morozevich, perhaps the most enigmatic player today. His mystery, perhaps, might envy myself old-Fisher. Pupil well-known Moscow coach Yurkova, Sasha shone on the chess scene from an early age - as early as 15 years, while still an unknown candidate to the master, he barely missed the interzonal tournament, ahead in the selection of a dozen grandmasters. As it says itself Morozevich, this success was almost broke his chess career. Yet well-established player, he fell into a meat grinder strong round robin tournament, where the brilliant successes alternated him with terrible failures. But it seems that none of the current chess elite failed to regularly recruit in strong krugovikah by 100 percent! A Morozevich can boast victories: Lloyds Bank (1994) - 9.5 out of 10, Kishinev (1998) - 8.5 out of 9, and Pamplona (1999) - 8 out of 9.
Today Sasha on the right is one of the top lines of the world rankings and is a regular participant supertournament. It remains only to wait for his new victories. However, in the highest chess society, these victories are given the most difficult young Muscovites. That could playfully against opponents with a rating even in 2600, not so easy to place in fights with rivals, whose ratio is a hundred points higher.
Nevertheless, Alexander is one of the darlings of the public. Bright tactical talent is coupled with a rare originality in the evaluation of the position, why many debuts Morozevich schemes are considered 'crooked', in his capable hands acquire quite different estimates, and bring its owner a lot of points. Ironically, in recent times, the game black Sasha get much better than white - though in the years of his youth he was considered a horrible 'belotsvetchikom'. Perhaps because, . he is constantly looking for - and finds - rational in the old, . long ago rejected schemes, . and, . finding the, . not afraid to use them! But, . sometimes in their quest for creativity, he is crossing the border of what is permitted, . for that time, patients received from the supporters of the classic lines:,