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Evgeny Postny (born July 3, 1981) is an Israeli chess grandmaster.

Junior success

As a junior player, he scored very well in international competitions such as the World and European Championships, taking three major medals;

In the space of two weeks, the 18-year-old Postny won the 2001 Junior (under 20) Championship of Israel, won the National Open Championship, got his first grandmaster norm and received prize money totalling $3,500.[1]

International tournaments

At a senior level, he has continued to enjoy success in international tournaments, with outright or shared wins occurring at;

He was at the second place in the International chess tournament Open Teplice 2015 in Czech republic.[4]


  • Polish Wikipedia entry
  1. ^ [1] 2001 New York Times article (Robert Byrne)
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-01-21). "TWIC 689: Maalot-Tarshiha". London Chess Center. Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2010-02-28). "TWIC: 8th Nancy Festival 2010". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "The Week in Chess 1076". Retrieved 2016-04-03.