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Yuri Drozdovskij

Country Ukraine
Born May 22, 1984
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2627 (March 2011)

Yuri Drozdovskij (born 22 May 1984 in Odessa) is a Ukrainian chess Grandmaster.

He won the European Rapid Championship in 2006 and tied for first place at Cappelle-la-Grande in 2007. Drozdovskij was equal first (losing out on tie-break to Pavel Tregubov) at the 4th Pivdenny Bank Cup 2008, a rapid tournament held annually in Odessa. This was an outstanding result, as he finished ahead of Boris Gelfand, Ruslan Ponomariov, Anatoly Karpov and Viktor Korchnoi. In 2009 he was a member of the bronze medal-winning Ukrainian team at the European Team Chess Championship.

His current Elo rating is 2614.