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Yuri Yakovich

Yuri Yakovich, Warsaw 2012
Full name Юрий Якович
Country Russia
Born November 30, 1962
Title Grandmaster

Yuri Yakovich (Russian: Юрий Якович; born November 30, 1962) is a Russian chess Grandmaster (1990). He was a member of the silver medal winning Russian team at the 1997 European Team Chess Championship.

In 2003 he tied for 1st-3rd with Evgenij Miroshnichenko and Alexander Potapov in the Fakel Jamala tournament in Noyabrsk. In 2007, he tied for 1st-6th with Vitali Golod, Mateusz Bartel, Mikhail Kobalia, Michael Roiz and Zahar Efimenko in the 16th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man International tournament.

Yakovich is the author of the books Play the 4 f3 Nimzo-Indian, published by Gambit Publications in 2004 and Sicilian Attacks, published by New In Chess in 2010.

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