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Eugene Perelshteyn
Number of games in database: 368
Years covered: 1995 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2503
Highest rating achieved in database: 2588

Overall record: +131 -79 =132 (57.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 26 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (43) 
    B30 B43 B32 B23 B78
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E20 E21 E41
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D31 D35 D30 D37 D38
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C78 C75 C92 C84 C77
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D15
 Sicilian Dragon (8) 
    B78 B71 B39 B76 B70
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (56) 
    B27 B62 B32 B60 B50
 King's Indian (36) 
    E94 E62 E80 E91 E81
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E38 E36 E44 E20 E51
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    A45 E10 A46 A50 D02
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A30 A37 A36 A38 A34
 Ruy Lopez (7) 
    C62 C99 C65 C60 C78
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Perelshteyn vs E Berg, 2003 1-0
   D Yang vs E Perelshteyn, 2008 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs A Diamant, 2009 1-0
   B Finegold vs E Perelshteyn, 2011 1/2-1/2
   M Langer vs E Perelshteyn, 2007 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs T Battsetseg, 2003 1/2-1/2
   E Perelshteyn vs Onischuk, 2010 1-0
   Zaremba vs E Perelshteyn, 2000 0-1
   P Meyer vs E Perelshteyn, 2005 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs T Abrahamyan, 2006 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Generation Chess International (2003)
   SPICE Cup (B Group) (2009)
   Canadian Open (2009)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   34th World Open (2006)
   Foxwoods Open (2008)
   World Open (2007)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Foxwoods Open (2007)
   World Open (2008)
   World Open (2009)
   US Championship 2006 (2006)
   PWC Toronto Open (2009)
   HB Global Chess Challenge (2005)
   Isle of Man Open (2017)

   🏆 Reykjavik Open
   A Ramirez Alvarez vs E Perelshteyn (Mar-14-18) 1/2-1/2
   E Perelshteyn vs B Gledura (Mar-13-18) 1-0
   N Kumar vs E Perelshteyn (Mar-12-18) 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs M Lagarde (Mar-11-18) 0-1
   E Doluhanova vs E Perelshteyn (Mar-10-18) 0-1

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(born Feb-02-1980, 38 years old) Russia (federation/nationality United States of America)

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Evgeny Mikhailovich (Eugene) Perelshteyn was born in Zhytomyr (1), then USSR. He was awarded the GM title in 2006. His father, Mikhail, was a FIDE master and professional chess coach in Russia. Eugene learned how to play chess at the age of 7. He moved to the USA in 1994. Perelshteyn has a degree in computer science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Previously he worked as a Tech Support Engineer at Symantec.

References / Sources

(1) Wikipedia article: Zhytomyr, (2), (3), (4) Wikipedia article: Eugene Perelshteyn

Last updated: 2017-07-11 11:46:03

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 368  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Perelshteyn vs V Fedorov 1-012199596th US OpenB06 Robatsch
2. Paschall vs E Perelshteyn  1-059199656th New England OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. A Shaw vs E Perelshteyn 0-165199656th New England OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
4. J A Curdo vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½28199766th Mass OpenB27 Sicilian
5. Kharlov vs E Perelshteyn  1-0421998New York opE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
6. E Perelshteyn vs I Krush  1-0241999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B08 Pirc, Classical
7. E Perelshteyn vs J Shahade  ½-½441999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
8. G Braylovsky vs E Perelshteyn  1-0571999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B06 Robatsch
9. F Vallejo Pons vs E Perelshteyn 1-0331999Erevan Wch-jrB27 Sicilian
10. E Perelshteyn vs V Bhat  1-0661999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)C42 Petrov Defense
11. M Martinez vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½471999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)A04 Reti Opening
12. D Schneider vs E Perelshteyn  0-1371999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)B27 Sicilian
13. E Perelshteyn vs H Akopyan ½-½201999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)C17 French, Winawer, Advance
14. Zaremba vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½611999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
15. D Zilberstein vs E Perelshteyn  1-0441999Ch USA (juniors), San Francisco (USA)E60 King's Indian Defense
16. E Perelshteyn vs G Sargissian  1-0321999Wch U20B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
17. E Perelshteyn vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1581999Wch U20B06 Robatsch
18. Zaremba vs E Perelshteyn  0-1402000World OpenE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. E Perelshteyn vs A Gershon  1-0312000World JuniorB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
20. L Bruzon Batista vs E Perelshteyn 1-0352000World JuniorB27 Sicilian
21. A Iljushin vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½172000World JuniorE81 King's Indian, Samisch
22. E Perelshteyn vs P Blehm  0-1602000World JuniorB56 Sicilian
23. E Perelshteyn vs Shabalov  ½-½312001Millennium II OpenB30 Sicilian
24. S Greanias vs E Perelshteyn  0-1412001Millennium II OpenA14 English
25. Yudasin vs E Perelshteyn  1-0472001Millennium II OpenB27 Sicilian
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 368  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  AgentRgent: Congratulations to Eugene for gaining his final GM Norm last month!
May-11-04  poktirity: Friend of yours?
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  AgentRgent: No, I just called him Eugene because it was shorter than Perelshteyn. ;-)
Jan-29-05  twinlens: Does anyone know what the repertoires are in Perelshteyn's forthcoming book with Alburt and Dzin? The blurb mentions the best-scoring defense as Black against 1.e4, so I guess that means the Sicilian. And since Perelshteyn is the only active player among the three, probably that means his fave Acc. Dragon (and prob. KID against d4). But that's all guesswork. Any inside info?
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  Joshka: Eugene will be Fred Wilson's guest this Tuesday on! <AgentRgent> uhm Fred says he just missed getting the final norm at the WorldOpen. Maybe someone can verify? Anyone have a bio on this kid? Where is he from? Eastern Europe?
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  chancho: I saw him play Pat Sciacca, at the Mass Open some years back. He reached a Lucena position, and everyone watching knew Sciacca was dead lost, except Sciacca. I think he is Russian.
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  perfidious: Eugene is the son of Mikhail Perelshteyn, himself a strong master, though he didn't play much when I was last active.

In the last round of the 1996 New England Open, Eugene, who was Black, and I had a long battle which arose from a Saemisch King's Indian after the moves 6....c5 7.dxc5 dxc5 8.e5. All pieces but the four bishops were exchanged, and we twice had a curious position in which the bishops occupied the four central squares d4/d5/e4/e5. Unfortunately, my defence was less that stellar and I wound up losing.

May-02-07  ikalel: Eugene Perelshteyn is from Zhitomir, Ukraine; not Russia.
May-22-07  BIDMONFA: Eugene Perelshteyn


Sep-13-08  blacksburg: this guy reminds me of kermit the frog. i dunno why, he just does.
Jul-11-10  positionalgenius: This is "Mbake5" on
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  GrahamClayton: Biography and picture at the USCF website:

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