Evgeny Bareev is a Russian-Canadian chess Grandmaster born November 21, 1966, in Yemanzhelinsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Bareev was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1989 and the International Master title in 1986. As of October 2003, his Peak rating was 2739, placing him fourth in the FIDE world rankings. Bareev graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture in 1992.
In 1982, Bareev won the world under-16 championship. His greatest achievement was triumphing at the Corus super tournament in Wijk aan Zee in 2002. Bareev completed this tournament with 9 out of 13 games, defeating elite players such as Alexander Grischuk, Michael Adams, Alexander Morozevich, and Peter Leko.
Bareev has won Hastings three times (in 1990/91, 1991/92, and 1992/93, all with Judit Polgar; all three categories were further contested as an invitational tournament in a round-robin format at the time). In 2003, Bareev also won the prestigious Enghien-Les-Bains tournament in France. In a man vs. machine game in January 2003, Bareev faced off against the chess program HIARCS in four matches, all of which were drawn.
Bareev won the Canadian Zonal Championship in 2019 and thus qualified for the FIDE World Cup.
In the Classical World Chess Championship 2000 against Garry Kasparov, Bareev finished second to Vladimir Kramnik.
In the 2010 Moscow Open, Bareev tied for first place with Konstantin Chernyshov, Lê Quang Liêm, and Ernesto Inarkiev.
Veselin Topalov vs. Evgeny Bareev – Linares Round 11 – Linares ESP, March 11, 1994
Alexander Lastin vs. Evgeny Bareev – Russia Team Championship Round 1 – Sochi RUS, April 20, 2004
Evgeny Bareev vs Viktor Kupreichik – 2nd Soviet Club Cup Final A – Podolsk URS, Mar, 1990