I live in Chicago, where I came from Moscow of Russia in December, 1993. In Russia I had PHD in Rail Road Transpertation industry. In the USA I worked as electrician, than as mechanic, than as computer programmer. My last job was sales assosiates in a funiture store. I have 2 sons and 3 grand sons. I didn't play chess for many years.   Now I got a sergery with my heart attack and I dont now when I can come back(10/17/09)