|Born||22 May 1984
|FIDE rating||2616 (June 2017)|
|Peak rating||2627 (March 2011)|
He won the European Rapid Championship in 2006 and tied for first place at Cappelle-la-Grande in 2007. Drozdovskij was equal first (losing out on tie-break to Pavel Tregubov) at the 4th Pivdenny Bank Cup 2008, a rapid tournament held annually in Odessa. This was an outstanding result, as he finished ahead of Boris Gelfand, Ruslan Ponomariov, Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi. In 2009 he was a member of the bronze medal-winning Ukrainian team at the European Team Chess Championship.
His current Elo rating is 2614.
- Crowther, Mark (2008-06-02). "4th Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
- "Novi Sad: Azerbaijan wins Gold – by one rook move". ChessBase. 2009-10-31. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
- Yuri Drozdovskij player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Yuri, Drozdovskij Achievements at GrossClub.com
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