Evgeny Agrest

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Evgeny Agrest
Agrest jewgenij 20081119 olympiade dresden.jpg
at the Dresden Olympiad, 2008
Country Soviet Union
Russia
Sweden[1]
Born (1966-08-15) August 15, 1966 (age 50)
Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster (1997)
FIDE rating 2593 (March 2017)
Peak rating 2616 (January 2004)

Evgeny Agrest (born 15 August 1966 in Vitebsk) is a Soviet-born Swedish chess grandmaster (1997).

In 1994, he graduated with a degree in Economics and in the same year emigrated to Sweden. He is four-time Swedish champion (1998, 2001, 2003, and 2004), and thrice Nordic champion (2001 jointly with Artur Kogan,[2] 2003 jointly with Curt Hansen,[3] and 2005[4]). In 2010 Agrest tied for 1st–6th in the European Union Championship, taking third place on tiebreak. He played for Sweden in the Chess Olympiads of 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2014.[5]

He has been Nils Grandelius's trainer since 2013.[6]

Agrest is married to Woman International Master (WIM) Svetlana Agrest (external link).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Evgenij Agrest FIDE rating history, 1990-2001 at OlimpBase.org
  2. ^ Nordic Championships 2001
  3. ^ Nordisk Mesterskab 2003
  4. ^ Nordic Championship 2005
  5. ^ Evgenij Agrest team chess record at OlimpBase.org
  6. ^ "Interview with Evgenij Agrest: "First we take Abu Dhabi then the chess world" - Chessdom". www.chessdom.com. Retrieved 2016-04-04. 

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