Grandmaster. Russian Champion 2014. Played in the U16 olympiad 2003 (1st reserve, +5 =2 -1).
Placed 8th in World U16 Ch 2003, 6th in Russian U20 Ch March 2006, 2nd in Zudov Memorial June 2006 (1st GM norm), 8th in Izmailov Memorial 2006 (2nd GM norm), 9th in Aratovsky Memorial 2006 (3rd GM norm), 4th in Russian U20 Ch 2007, 1st in Euro Chess Young Masters (Netherlands) Aug. 2007, 26th (best junior) in Ordix Open Aug. 2007, 2nd in Sverdlovsk region Ch 2007, 27th in Moscow Open 2008, 2nd in World University Ch (Siberia) 2008, 6th (shared) in Zvenigorod Open 2008, 9th (shared) in Russian Cup 2008, 17th in Moscow Open 2009, 48th in European Individual Ch 2009, 2nd in Voronezh Master Open (Russia) June 2009, 6th in Lake Sevan GM (Armenia) July 2009, 10th in Biel Master Open 2009, 14th in Chigorin Memorial 2009, 1st in the 2012 Moscow Open.
Played in the World Cup (2011), beating countryman GM Mikhail Kobalia and US GM Alexander Ivanov in rounds one and two before losing to Cuban GM Leinier Dominguez Perez in the Armadeddon tiebreaker after the standard games, and the two sets of rapid game tiebreakers were drawn. His leader board finish (7.5/11) in the European Individual Championships (2013) qualified him for the World Cup (2013) where he met the French GM Andrei Istratescu in the first round, defeating him by 1.5-0.5 to qualify for the 2nd round where he was eliminated when he lost to world #2 Levon Aronian after the first pair of rapid game (25+10) tiebreakers. He won the Russian Superfinals (2014).
Lysyj scored 8/11 to place equal second in the European Individual Championships (2014) and qualify for the World Cup (2015) where he defeated Constantin Lupulescu in the first round but lost to Yu Yangyi in the second set of rapid tiebreakers (10+10) (losing on time in his final game), to bow out of the tournament.
Wikipedia article: Igor Lysyj