Grandmaster. 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.
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 classical games, and the two sets of rapid game tiebreakers were drawn.
Wikipedia article: Igor Lysyj