Evgeniy Najer is a Russian Chess Grandmaster, born in Moscow on 22nd June, 1977. His peak FIDE rating is 2682 which was achieved in October of 2008.
Last Updated: May 26th, 2022
At the Open US Chess Championship in 2002, Evgeniy was the joint winner with Zaichik, and in 2003 he won the City Chess Moscow Championship.
Evgeniy tied with Artyom Timofeev, Kaido Kulaots, Oleg Korneev, Sergey Grigoriants and Zoltan Gyimesi at the Cappelle Grande Open in 2004. In the same year, he tied for 1st-3rd with Leonid Gofshtein and Michael Roiz in the Chess Festival at Ashdod. In 2007, he tied for 1st-2nd with Vasily Yemelin in the 3rd Moscow Open tournament.
Evgeniy won the World Open in 2008 & 2009 in Philadelphia.
In July 2009, he tied for the first in the Open Tournament in Paleohora with Robert Fontaine. This year, he tied with Victor Mikhalevski, Jiri Stocek and Michael Adams in the Fourteenth Chicago Open.
In 2009, Evgeniy was a second of Gata Kamsky in his match against Topalov.
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