Yuri Drozdovskij

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Yuri Drozdovskij
Drozdovskij Yuri.jpg
Country  Ukraine
Born 22 May 1984
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2616 (June 2017)
Peak rating 2627 (March 2011)

Yuri Drozdovskij (born 22 May 1984 in Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster.

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.[1] 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.[2]

His current Elo rating is 2614.


  1. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-06-02). "4th Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Novi Sad: Azerbaijan wins Gold – by one rook move". ChessBase. 2009-10-31. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 

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