Born: May 14th 1978, Kingston Ontario, Canada.
Currently resides in Gdansk, Poland.
Current nationality's, Finnish, Canadian.
Lived in Amsterdam,(NL) New York,(USA) Montreal, Ottawa,(CAD) Gdansk, (PL) and for short periods in various other countries around Europe.
Speaks: English, French, Dutch, German, Polish, and a little Finnish ( from mother's side of family)
Likes to currently play: Football,(European) Tennis, Ice Hockey.
Played: Water-Polo (for clubs "St.Henri" Montreal Canada 1990-1992 "Rapido 82" in Haarlem Holland 1993-1994, and "Vieux Montreal" 1997-1999)
won a Bronze Medal at the "Jeux De Quebec" (Quebec Games)for 3 Meter Springboard under 14's (Diving)in 1992.
Likes to make music, and writes.
Traveled to over 80 countries.
Played chess from ages 6-10 years old. (strength up to approx. elo 2000)
Played little chess since and has approx. current strength of anywhere from FM-IM level. Recent tournament result here:
Family was the subject of many articles in magazines such as GQ, Sports Illustrated, People, etc.
Family frequented various talk shows.
Jeff and sister Julia were both panelists on the PBS series, "1986 Karpov-Kasparov World Championship Match" with GM Edmar Mednis and host Selby Lyman.
Was also a subject of book and film "Searching for Bobby Fischer".
From the ages of 8-10, once a year played 40 boards simultaneously on Parliament Hill, Ottawa (July 1st, Canada Day celebration)
Was made a lifetime member of the Manhattan Chess Club by former coach Bruce Pandolfini.
Was friends of the Polgar family in the 1980's.
Won the -10 World Youth Chess Championships in 1986
at the age of 8 representing Canada.
Julia won the -10 girls section.
Currently is a Real-Estate Professional with various
projects around Poland, and Europe.