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Evgeny Romanov - chess player

Full name Евгений Анатольевич Романов
Country Russia
Born November 2, 1988
Kaliningrad, Russia
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2662 (July 2013)

Evgeny Romanov (Russian: Евгений Романов; born November 2, 1988 in Kaliningrad, Russia) is a Russian chess Grandmaster. He is the 2013 European Individual Chess Championship's bronze medalist.

Chess career

In 1998 Romanov came first in the World Youth Chess Championship (Under-10) in Oropesa del Mar. In 2000 he won the Under-12 European Youth Chess Championship in Halkidiki, and in 2002 he won the Under-14 section in Peniscola. He played in the Chess World Cup 2011 and was eliminated in the first round by Boris Grachev. In December 2013 he tied for 1st-4th with Carlos Antonio Hevia Alejano, Yusnel Bacallao Alonso and Renier González in the 4th ITT Jahv McGregor Open Tournament in Bogotá, Colombia and won the trophy on tie-break.

Notable games