Sergey A. Fedorchuk is a Chess Grandmaster from Ukraine with Elo ratings exceeding 2500 from FIDE, making him one of the best Ukrainian chess players of all time.
Full Name: Sergey Fedorchuk
Title: Grandmaster (2002)
International Master (2000)
Place of birth: Ukraine
Born: March 14, 1981
World ranking: 163
Peak rating: 2720 (November 2010)
Most Frequently Played Openings
With The White Pieces
- Sicilian Defense
- Ruy Lopez
- French Defense
With The Black Pieces
- Sicilian Defense
- Queen’s Indian
- Nimzo Indian
Sergey Fedorchuk is a famous Ukrainian chess Grandmaster born on March 14, 1981, in Ukraine. Fedorchuk was awarded the grandmaster title in 2002 and the International Master title in 2001. As of September 2022, Fedorchuk’s FIDE rating was 2617 while his Peak rating was 2674 as of November 2010.
Fedorchuk triumphed at the Under-14 European Youth Chess Championship 1995. Fedorchuk won a rapid tournament in Banyoles in 2006 and shared 1st place in the 8th Dubai Open with Gabriel Sargissian and Tigran L. Petrosian. In the 2008 Cappelle-la-Grande Open, Fedorchuk finished first to eighth with Vugar Gashimov, David Arutinian, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Konstantin Chernyshov, Andrei Deviatkin, Vasilios Kotronias, and Erwin L’Ami. Furthermore, in 2009, Fedorchuk shared 1st place with Murtas Kazhgaleyev in the Paris City Chess Tournament, and he won the Nantes Open. Fedorchuk competed for his country in the 2013 European Team Chess Championship where he played on the reserve board.
In 2012 and 2014, he won the Paris Championship.
Fedorchuk finished 1st-8th in the 2013 Cappelle-la-Grande Open alongside Sanan Sjugirov, Parimarjan Negi, Maxim Rodshtein, Eric Hansen, Vlad-Cristian Jianu, Alexei Fedorov, and Yuri Vovk.
Fedorchuk shared first place with Baadur Jobava and Mikhailo Oleksienko in the David Bronstein Memorial in Minsk in February 2014, finishing second on deciding set.
Shortly after, Fedorchuk won the 2014 Vladimir Petrov Memorial, a sprint championship in Jrmala, Latvia.
Fedorchuk won the first Barreau de Paris Grandmaster in 2019 with a score of 7 points out of 9 games.
Fedorchuk vs Buhmann, 1999 1-0
So vs Fedorchuk, 2015 0-1
Fedorchuk vs Dorfman, 2015 1-0
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