Evgeny Tomashevsky

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Evgeny Tomashevsky
Full name Evgeny Tomashevsky
Country Russia
Born
1 July 1987
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2738
(#15 in the May 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2740 (November 2011)

Evgeny Tomashevsky,[1] born 1 July 1987 in Saratov, is a Russian chess grandmaster. In 2001 he won the U18 Russian championship in Rybinsk with 9/10 and in 2004 he became second in the U18 World Youth Chess Championship. In 2007 he became second in the Aeroflot Open.

In 2009 Tomashevsky won the 10th European Individual Chess Championship after tie-breaks. The decisive match against Vladimir Malakhov went into armageddon,[2] where Malakhov blundered a rook in a winning position.

He was a member of the gold-medal-winning Russian team at the World Team Chess Championship 2009 in Bursa.[3] In 2011, he tied for 1st-3rd with Nikita Vitiugov and Le Quang Liem in the Aeroflot Open.[4]

Tomashevsky's style of play is described as being mostly mostly positional.

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  1. Russian: Евгений Томашевский
  2. a version of blitz chess
  3. Crawley, Gavin (2010-01-13). "Bursa: Russia wins Gold, USA Silver, India Bronze". ChessBase. http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=6058. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
  4. "Aeroflot open 2011 A". World Chess Federation. http://ratings.fide.com/tournament_report.phtml?event16=56504. Retrieved 20 March 2011.

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