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Nationality  American
Name  Alex Shvartsman
Winnings  US$89,835
Role  Fiction writer
Pro Tour wins (Top 8)  0 (1)
Lifetime pro points  232
Grand Prix wins (Top 8)  4 (21)

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Born  November 19, 1975 (age 40) Odessa, Ukraine (1975-11-19)
Residence  Brooklyn, New York, USA
Pro Tour debut  1997 Pro Tour Los Angeles
Books  Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

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Alex Shvartsman (born 1975) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and editor known primarily for humorous short stories. He won the WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction in 2014 for his short story "Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma" published in the InterGalactic Medicine Show magazine. He won the WSFA Small Press Award in 2014 and was a finalist for the Canopus Award for Excellence in Interstellar Writing in 2015.


Alex Shvartsman is also an American Magic: The Gathering player. While having enjoyed only a moderate degree of success on the Pro Tour, he is one of the most successful Grand Prix players ever. With 21 appearances, Shvartsman held the record for most Grand Prix top eights for a long time, and is now third only to Olivier Ruel and Shuhei Nakamura, and tied with Yuuya Watanabe.

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Last updated: 17 August 2009


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