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Full name
  
Evgeny Agrest

Role
  
Chess master

Country
  
Sweden

FIDE rating
  
2596

Title
  
Grandmaster (1997)

Peak rating
  
2616

Name
  
Evgeny Agrest


Evgeny Agrest

Born
  
August 15, 1966 (age 57) Vitebsk, Soviet Union (
1966-08-15
)

Books
  
The Safest Grunfeld: A Complete Repertoire for Black

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, 2003 jointly with Curt Hansen, and 2005). 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.

He has been Nils Grandelius's trainer since 2013.

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

Books

  • Delchev, Aleksander; Agrest, Evgenij (2011). The Safest Grünfeld. Chess Stars. ISBN 978-954-8782-81-4. 
  • References

    Evgeny Agrest Wikipedia


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