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Alex Yermolinsky

Alex Yermolinsky at the 2003 U.S. Chess Championships in Seattle, Washington
Full name Алексей Ермолинский
Country United States
Born April 11, 1958
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster

Alex Yermolinsky (born April 11, 1958 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is an American chess Grandmaster. In 1993, Yermolinsky won the U.S. Chess Championship, tying for first place with Alexander Shabalov. In 1996 he was the sole champion.

He was a three-times winner of the Philadelphia World Open: 1993, 1995 and 1996 (in 1999 he was equal first with other nine players, but Gregory Serper won the playoff). In 2001 he won the American Continental Championship.

Yermolinsky is married to the WGM Kamilė Baginskaitė. They have two children, a son named Edward and a daughter named Greta. They met each other at the Chess Olympiad 1996 in Yerevan. He is a regular commentator and presenter on the Internet Chess Club.

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Tabletop games: Rules and Strategy