Yuri Yakovich

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Yuri Yakovich
Yuri Yakovich 2012.jpg
Yuri Yakovich, Warsaw 2012
Full name Юрий Якович
Country  Russia
Born (1962-11-30) November 30, 1962 (age 54)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2518 (June 2017)

Yuri Yakovich (Russian: Юрий Якович; born November 30, 1962) is a Russian chess Grandmaster (1990). He was a member of the silver medal winning Russian team at the 1997 European Team Chess Championship.[1]

In 2003 he tied for 1st–3rd with Evgenij Miroshnichenko and Alexander Potapov in the Fakel Jamala tournament in Noyabrsk.[2] In 2007, he tied for 1st–6th with Vitali Golod, Mateusz Bartel, Mikhail Kobalia, Michael Roiz and Zahar Efimenko in the 16th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man International tournament.[3]

Yakovich is the author of the books Play the 4 f3 Nimzo-Indian, published by Gambit Publications in 2004 and Sicilian Attacks, published by New In Chess in 2010.

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  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "European Men's Team Chess Championship: Yuri Yakovich". OlimpBase. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2003-12-15). "TWIC 475: Fakel Jamala Noyabrsk". London Chess Center. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2007-10-01). "TWIC 673: 16th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man". London Chess Center. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 

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