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Dnipropetrovsk (originally from Donetsk), Ukraine
Submitted by AndreyOstrovskiy on August 29, 2015 at 5:30 AM.
My student and a good friend of mine NM Mike Zaloznyy AKA visa, who is currently a manager of the LV Desert Rats team (which is participating in the United States Chess League 2015), decided to make video series that highlight most important parts o...Read more »
posted in Andrey Ostrovskiy's Blog
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First of all, don't hesitate getting in touch with me:
Skype - brainpuzzled
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook - puzzledbrain
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Second - I provide coaching! You can see my Coach Profile here.
And now a bit about me :)
I was born in 1989. In the age of 5 I was taught chess basics by my father - he used to be an experienced player. The "real chess" began, when I turned 8 - I started working with Pavel Savitskiy, who not only did become my chess coach, but also became my guru with a vengeance. Thanks to him, I achieved a lot in chess and what is more importantly - in a real life.
In the age of 9, for the first time of my life, I took part in the Ukrainian Championship - among men, not youth :) At that tournament, I even managed to defeat the National Master. It was my first master's "scalp".
In the age of 13 I won the second prize in the Ukrainian Youth Championship (under 14) and represented my country in the European Youth Championship in Budva, where I managed to enter the "best 10" in rapid and blitz. That was my last youth competition - after that I began playing only in the "adults" national and international tournaments.
In 2005, I became the FIDE Master.
In 2006, I won the Donetsk Championship and became the National Master.
Finally, in 2007 I did everything - norms and rating - to accomplish the title of International Master.
You can see my FIDE profile here.
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