Evgeny Postny

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Evgeny Postny
Evgeni Postny.jpg
Evgeny Postny, 2008
Full name Evgeny Postny
Country  Israel
Born (1981-07-03) July 3, 1981 (age 33)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2635 (December 2014)
(No. 101 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2674 (October 2008)

Evgeny Postny (born July 3, 1981) is an Israeli chess grandmaster.

Junior success[edit]

As a junior player, he scored very well in international competitions such as the World and European Championships, taking three major medals;

In the space of two weeks, the 18-year-old Postny won the 2001 Junior (under 20) Championship of Israel, won the National Open Championship, got his first grandmaster norm and received prize money totalling $3,500.[1]

International tournaments[edit]

At a senior level, he has continued to enjoy success in international tournaments, with outright or shared wins occurring at;

In the Israeli national championship, he was a winner in 2008, sharing victory with Ilya Smirin.


  • Polish Wikipedia entry
  1. ^ [1] 2001 New York Times article (Robert Byrne)
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-01-21). "TWIC 689: Maalot-Tarshiha". London Chess Center. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2010-02-28). "TWIC: 8th Nancy Festival 2010". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 

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