Artur Kogan

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Artur Kogan
Kogan Artur.jpg
Country Israel
Born (1974-01-29) 29 January 1974 (age 40)
Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2548 (July 2014)

Artur Kogan (born 29 January 1974, Chernivtsi, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian–born Israeli chess grandmaster.

Kogan immigrated from Ukraine to Israel when he was two years old and spent more than 20 years in Israel. He currently resides in Tarragona, Spain. He has also lived three years in France, one year in Prague, eight months in Switzerland, and half a year in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and Budapest, Hungary.

In 1981–89 he was the winner of town open championships in Israel of Bat Yam, Holon, Rishon LeZion, Petah Tikva, among others.

Among other tournaments, he has won the 1991 Biel, 1994 Kecskemet, 1996 Formie, 1996 Vlissingen, 1996 Sas Van Gent] Open (Holland), 1996 Ischia (Italy), 1998 Ljubliana (Slovenia), 1998 Pyramiden Cup (Germany), 1999 Ljubliana, 2000 Almassora (Spain), 2000 Cutro Open (Italy), 2000 Quebec Open, 2001 Nordic Scandinavian Open, 2001 Salou Costa Dorada (Spain), 2002 Genove (Italy), 2003 Lido Estensi, 2005 Paris Open, 2005 Tarragona Open, 2006 Ashdod Open (Israel) and 2011 Torredembarra Open tournaments.

He was awarded the GM title in 1998.

As of May 2010 his Fide rating was 2525.

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