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Alexander Shabalov

Alexander Shabalov (born September 12, 1967) is an American chess grandmaster, the multiple winner of the U.S. Chess Championships; he was the 2007 US Champion. He was born in Latvia, and like his fellow Latvians Alexei Shirov and Mikhail Tal he is known for courting complications even at the cost of objective soundness. As of the June 2007 rating supplement Shabalov had a United States Chess Federation rating of 2671, ranking him seventh best among American chess players and 81st in the world.

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Alexander Shabalov - Notable Games
... Alexey Shirov vs Alexander Shabalov, Rapidplay 2001, Spanish Game Schliemann Defense, Dyckhoff Variation (C63), 0-1 Alexander Shabalov vs Varuzhan ...
U.S. Open Chess Championship - Winners
... Michigan Gregory Kaidanov 1993 ... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Alexander Shabalov 1994 ... Chicago, Illinois Georgi Orlov, Dmitry Gurevich, Ben Finegold. 2001 Framingham, Massachusetts Aleksander Wojtkiewicz, Joel Benjamin, Alexander Stripunsky, Fabian Doettling 2002 ... Cherry Hill, New Jersey Gennadi Zaichik, Evgeniy Najer 2003 ... Los Angeles, California ... Lauderdale, Florida Alexander Onischuk, Rodrigo Vasquez, Aleksander Wojtkiewicz, Ildar Ibragimov, Andranik Matikozian, Renier Gonzalez, Marcel Martinez 2005 ... Phoenix, Arizona Vadim Milov ...