1/2006 - In July 2005, Belfort, France, Alexander won the U16
section of the World Youth Championship with an incredible 9 out of 11 score.
Alex won 8 and drew two games against the best under-16 players in the
world. At the time of this reporting, Alex has a 2431 FIDE rating. Alex says
his chess style resembles that of GM Alexander Morozevich and GM Shakhriyar
Mamedyarov. WHOA NELLY !!!!
During the fourth of July, in the Philadelphia World Open, Alex scored an
incredible 6 out of 9, with three wins.
Alex Lenderman originally hails from Russia and has lived in the
United States for 11 years now. Following his Grandfather's advice,
Alex tries to treat every game as if it's his first and last. It always keeps him
motivated and energized. Besides chess, Alex is a big fan of the New York
Yankees and a very busy student.
In the October issue, 2005, Alex made the cover of Chess Life.
They did a feature story on Alex, who was interviews by chess coach
In March of 2005, Alex finished 13th thru 19th place in the open section
at Foxwoods. He won 6 games and lost 3. His losses came at the hands
of three top US Gms, namely GM Gregory Kaidanov, GM Sergey Kudrin, and GM
Alex has qualified for the 2006 US Championship. which will be
held this March.