Eugene Perelshteyn, a grandmaster from Massachusetts was born in 1980. He earned the International Master title in 2001 and the Grandmaster title in 2006. He won the Spice Cup, a tournament held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock in 2007. His FIDE rating is 2555 which has been achieved in July 2008, and his current rating is 2542. However, in the Spice Cup 2009, Eugene Perelshteyn tied for first in the B group with 6 points. Moreover, Eugene is also a co-author of two books, “Chess Openings for White, Explained” and “Chess Openings for Black, Explained”. Get more information about Eugene Perelshteyn by reading the article further.
US chess player Eugene Perelshteyn chess skills and his career shined at the 2006 Foxwoods Open, when Eugene tied for first and earned his final Grandmaster norm. He won a difficult game against Mikhalevski that he examined carefully for Chess Life Magazine. For every aspiring chess players becoming a grandmaster is their dream. However, the dream of becoming Grandmaster for Eugene Perelshteyn becomes true in the magical world of Foxwoods.
At the age of seven Eugene Perelshteyn learn how to play chess from his father Mikhail. His father was a professional chess coach in Russia. After Eugene moved to the United States in 1994, he started studying with GM Roman Dzindzhichasvili. Roman is famous for his unorthodox opening preparation. However, Eugene has a very deep understanding of chess. His ability to play technical positions is outstanding and he is known as one of the best endgame players in the country. Moreover, US chess player Eugene Perelshteynalso credits his development to friend and study partner GM Aleks Wojtkiewicz.
Eugene plays with calm conviction in the soundness of his attack, and wins beautifully. In 2002, Eugene Perelshteyn completed his graduation from the University of Maryland Baltimore. At that time he captained the chess team and earned a degree in computer science. Later, he won the Samford Scholarship and focused on chess for two years. Now he works as a Tech Support Engineer at Symantec.