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Evgeny Postny

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Full name  Evgeny Postny
Role  Chess Player
Country  Israel
FIDE rating  2634
Title  Grandmaster
Peak rating  2674
Name  Evgeny Postny

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Born  July 3, 1981 (age 34) (1981-07-03)

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Evgeny Postny (born July 3, 1981) is an Israeli chess grandmaster.


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Junior success

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As a junior player, he scored very well in international competitions such as the World and European Championships, taking three major medals;

  • Litochoro 1999, European Youth Chess Championship (under 18) - Silver
  • Oropesa del Mar 1999, World Youth Chess Championship (under 18) - Bronze
  • Rion 2001, European Junior Chess Championship (under 20) - Bronze
  • In the space of two weeks, the 18-year-old Postny won the 2001 Junior (under 20) Championship of Israel, won the National Open Championship, got his first grandmaster norm and received prize money totalling $3,500.

    International tournaments

    At a senior level, he has continued to enjoy success in international tournaments, with outright or shared wins occurring at;

  • Tel Aviv 1998
  • Budapest 2002 (First Saturday Tournament, shared with Levente Vajda)
  • Budapest 2002 (Elekes, shared with Humpy Koneru)
  • Balatonlelle 2003 (jointly with Mark Bluvshtein)
  • Budapest 2003 (FST)
  • Bad Wiessee 2005 (shared with David Baramidze, Aleksander Delchev, Leonid Kritz and others)
  • Stockholm, Rilton Cup 2005/6 (with Normunds Miezis, Sergey Ivanov, Eduardas Rozentalis and Tomi Nyback)
  • Metz 2006
  • Dresden 2006 (jointly with Alexander Graf and Igor Khenkin)
  • Maalot-Tarshiha 2008 (jointly with Ilya Smirin).
  • Nancy 2010
  • He was at the second place in the International chess tournament Open Teplice 2015 in Czech republic.


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