Evgeny Tomaschevsky eminent chess player
The famous Russian Grand Master Evgeny Tomashevsky was born on 1 July 1987.
Tomashevsky showed his worth from his early age, when he won many medals in Russia and abroad, and was named the young chess talent of Russia.
Among his outstanding achievements is the winning of the Russia championship and the bronze medal of the U-10 Europe Championship in 1997. He won the Russia championship in 2001 at the age of 13, playing in U-18 group and was the second in the U-18 World Championship.
In 2009 Tomashevsky won the juniors Europe Championship in Budva (Montenegro) when he was in top 10 of players after 11 tours. His nerves are in very good order. His steadfastness and psychological tenacity helped him gain the victory on tiebreaker. This brilliant success made him the member of the National team. But this was not his last achievement. In 2009 Evgeny Tomashevsky took the second place on the Europe Team Championship (as the member of Russia National Team), and in January 2010 he won the World Team Championship in Turkey.
His friends in the national team call Tomashevsky "Professor" due to his permanently serious appearance, being interested in philosophy, wearing glasses and also because Tomashevsky's father is professor indeed. Tomashevsky has the economical background; he was graduated from the university in Saratov.
Evgeny Tomashevsky got the International Master title at the age of 14 and the Grand Master title at 18. Evgeny likes to play white figures and often wins; however, he shows excellent performance when playing black, as well.