Tomi Nyback

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Tomi Nyback
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Full name Tomi Nyback
Country  Finland
Born (1985-04-03) 3 April 1985 (age 29)
Järvenpää, Finland
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2594 (July 2014)
Peak rating 2655 (April 2009)

Tomi Nyback (born 3 April 1985) is a Finnish chess Grandmaster (2003) and poker player.

Chess career[edit]

He won the Finnish Championship in 2008.[1] In 2009 he tied for 9th–11th with Mikhail Kobalia and Boris Grachev in the European Individual Chess Championship.[2] Played for Finland in the Chess Olympiads of 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010.[3]

Other successful performances include: 1st at Budapest 2002, 1st at Jyväskylä 2008,[4] =2nd with Emanuel Berg in the Najdorf Memorial 2008,[5] 3rd in the European Youth Chess Championship of 2002.

In the January 2012 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2634, making him Finland's number one.

Notable games[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIDE Chess Tournament report: Finnish Championship". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Chess News: The European Individual Championship 2009". Chessib.com. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Tomi Nyback". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  4. ^ "18th Heart of Finland". Shakki.net. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-08-11). "TWIC 718: Najdorf Memorial". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 

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