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Eugene Perelshteyn
E Perelshteyn 
Number of games in database: 387
Years covered: 1995 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2494
Highest rating achieved in database: 2588

Overall record: +135 -86 =140 (56.8%)*
   * 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 (45) 
    B23 B30 B32 B43 B90
 Nimzo Indian (15) 
    E20 E41 E21
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D31 D35 D37 D38 D30
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C78 C89 C75 C91 C84
 Caro-Kann (9) 
    B13 B18 B17 B15
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A46 D02 A45 E10 A40
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (59) 
    B27 B62 B32 B50 B60
 King's Indian (38) 
    E94 E80 E62 E61 E90
 Nimzo Indian (13) 
    E38 E44 E36 E20 E34
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A45 E10 A46 A40 D02
 English, 1 c4 c5 (7) 
    A37 A30 A34 A36 A38
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (7) 
    B62 B60
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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
   V Puri vs E Perelshteyn, 2009 0-1
   V Akobian vs E Perelshteyn, 2007 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs T Abrahamyan, 2006 1-0
   E Perelshteyn vs A Diamant, 2009 1-0
   M Langer vs E Perelshteyn, 2007 0-1
   E Perelshteyn vs T Battsetseg, 2003 1/2-1/2
   P Meyer vs E Perelshteyn, 2005 0-1
   B Finegold vs E Perelshteyn, 2011 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Generation Chess International (2003)
   Canadian Open (2009)
   SPICE Cup (B Group) (2009)
   Reykjavik Open (2018)
   34th World Open (2006)
   World Open (2007)
   Foxwoods Open (2008)
   36th World Open (2008)
   US Championship (2007)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Foxwoods Open (2007)
   37th World Open (2009)
   United States Championship (2002)
   HB Global Chess Challenge (2005)
   Isle of Man Masters (2017)

   🏆 St Louis Winter B
   L van Foreest vs E Perelshteyn (Nov-12-18) 1-0
   T Gareyev vs E Perelshteyn (Nov-09-18) 0-1
   N Theodorou vs E Perelshteyn (Nov-07-18) 1-0
   Z Andriasian vs E Perelshteyn (Nov-05-18) 1/2-1/2
   E Perelshteyn vs Sevian (Aug-14-18) 1/2-1/2

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(born Feb-02-1980, 43 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: 2020-12-14 11:25:34

 page 1 of 16; games 1-25 of 400  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Perelshteyn vs V Fedorov 1-012199596th US OpenB06 Robatsch
2. E Perelshteyn vs F Doettling  ½-½481996Wch U16B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
3. D Strenzwilk vs E Perelshteyn  0-1361996World opB27 Sicilian
4. W Paschall vs E Perelshteyn  1-059199656th New England OpenE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
5. A Shaw vs E Perelshteyn 0-165199656th New England OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
6. J Curdo vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½28199766th Mass OpenB27 Sicilian
7. E Perelshteyn vs Kudrin  ½-½141997Mermaid Beach ClubB23 Sicilian, Closed
8. E Perelshteyn vs C Gelman 1-0121997US ch-jrC17 French, Winawer, Advance
9. E Perelshteyn vs Kudrin  0-1551997New York opB23 Sicilian, Closed
10. Kharlov vs E Perelshteyn  1-0421998New York OpenE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
11. F Vallejo Pons vs E Perelshteyn 1-0331999Erevan Wch-jrB27 Sicilian
12. E Perelshteyn vs I Krush 1-0241999US Junior ClosedB08 Pirc, Classical
13. A A Zaremba vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½611999US Junior ClosedE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
14. D Schneider vs E Perelshteyn  0-1371999US Junior ClosedB27 Sicilian
15. E Perelshteyn vs V Bhat  1-0661999US Junior ClosedC42 Petrov Defense
16. G Braylovsky vs E Perelshteyn  1-0571999US Junior ClosedB06 Robatsch
17. E Perelshteyn vs J Shahade  ½-½441999US Junior ClosedB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
18. D Zilberstein vs E Perelshteyn  1-0441999US Junior ClosedE60 King's Indian Defense
19. E Perelshteyn vs H Akopyan ½-½201999US Junior ClosedC17 French, Winawer, Advance
20. M Martinez vs E Perelshteyn  ½-½471999US Junior ClosedA04 Reti Opening
21. E Perelshteyn vs Kasimdzhanov  0-1581999Wch U20B06 Robatsch
22. E Perelshteyn vs G Sargissian  1-0321999Wch U20B82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
23. A A Zaremba vs E Perelshteyn 0-140200028th World OpenE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. E Perelshteyn vs A Gershon  1-0312000World JuniorB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
25. L Bruzon Batista vs E Perelshteyn 1-0352000World JuniorB27 Sicilian
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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.
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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  Lech Kulejewski: In 1992 or 93 Michael Perelshteyn , Eugenes Father, spent some nights in my home ( in Katowice, PL) year he came with His family- including young Genia...this kid outplayed me , of course, time after time....wonderful times, except the fact that they had to come back to Zheleznogorsk. All the best, Daddy & Son!!

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