whiteshark: Player of the Day
"International Master since 1994, Master since 1965, ELO rating 2439, was born in 1948.
-Andrey Lukin was five times the champion of Leningrad and Saint-Petersburg: in 1972, 1978,1981,1983,1988,
-the winner of the Great Sport Festival of the USSR peoples in 1975,1983 as the member of the Leningrad's team,
-he took the 3rd place in Russia Club Championship in 1995 as a member of Saint-Petersburg's club.
- Andrey Lukin is the winner of the international tournament in Nalenczow (Poland) 1981,
-the winner of the Sport society "Zenit" championships,
-1-2 places in the semifinal of the Russia championships, Yaroslavl, 1982,
-2 place - Vrozlav (Poland) 1980,
-in the international tournaments "White Nights" he shared 2-3 places in 1984 and 3-4 places in 1989.
In 1990-1993 Andrey Lukin was the coach of GM Konstantin Sakaev (during this time K.Sakaev passed the way from master to grandmaster, became twice the World champion among juniors and the Champion of Saint-Petersburg). Since 1993 and now Andrey Lukin has been the trainer of GM Petr Svidler."