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Yaroslav Zherebukh

Full name Ярослав Жеребух
Country Ukraine
Born July 14, 1993
Lviv, Ukraine
Title Grandmaster

Yaroslav Volodymyrovych Zherebukh (Ukrainian: Яросла́в Володи́мирович Жеребу́х; born July 14, 1993 in Lviv) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster (2009).

In 2006, he was a member of the Ukrainian national youth team, which won the U-16 Chess Olympiad in Turkey. His biggest success so far has been his victory, in February 2010, of the colossal Cappelle-la-Grande Open in France, ahead of 82 Grandmasters and 61 International masters (652 players), with 7.5 points out of 9."Yaroslav Zherebukh wins Cappelle-La-Grande 2010". Retrieved 12 October 2010. 

In 2010 Yaroslav scored 8/11 (7 wins, 2 losses, 2 draws) to win the Young Stars of the World tournament, held in Kirishi, Russia.

In the 2011 World Cup, held in Khanty-Mansiysk, he caused a sensation by eliminating two super-grandmasters, Pavel Eljanov and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the first and third rounds. Eventually he was knocked out by Czech super-GM David Navara.

In May 2015 Zherebukh switched his affiliation from Ukraine to the United States.