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Alexander Onischuk

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Full name  Oleksandr Onischuk
Role  Chess Player
Country  United States
FIDE rating  2662
Title  Grandmaster
Peak rating  2701
Name  Alexander Onischuk

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Born  September 3, 1975 (age 40) Sevastopol, Soviet Union (1975-09-03)

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Alexander Onischuk (Ukrainian: Олександр Васильович Оніщук, Oleksandr Vasylʹovych Onishchuk; born September 3, 1975) is a Ukrainian-American chess grandmaster. He competed in the FIDE World Chess Championship in 2000 and 2004, and in the FIDE World Cup in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.

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Career

Originally from Ukraine, Onischuk immigrated to the United States in 2001. He represented Ukraine in the Chess Olympiad in 1994, 1996 and 1998, and has played for U.S. in this event since 2004. Onischuk won the U.S. Chess Championship in 2006.

Onischuk finished second, after Magnus Carlsen, in the Grandmaster Tournament at the Biel Chess Festival in 2007. He scored 5½/9 points like Carlsen, but lost in the tie-breaker match held after the regular rounds finished.

In the fall of 2012, Onischuk became the head coach at Texas Tech University. Under his coaching, the Texas Tech University Chess Program has won the 2015-2016 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship and qualified three times for the Final Four.

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