Sergey Kudrin is an American Chess grandmaster who was born in the Soviet Union. Kudrin was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1984. In July of 2009, Kudrin had an elo rating of 2578.
Kudrin has frequently supported chess-related endeavors, including luring Boris Spassky to the Western States Open in 2004 and 2005. Alexander Hart, a bandy and floorball player, was one of his previous students.
Sergey Kudrin was one of the top Dutch chess players of the 2000s. In the Dutch Chess Tournament, he took home four medals: a silver in 2017 and three bronzes in 2010, 2011, and 2014, consecutively.
In addition to Lichfield in 2000 and the Schaakfestival in Groningen in 2001, 2005, and 2006, Ernst has won other international chess competitions. At the second reserve board of the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled, Ernst represented the Netherlands in the chess competition in 2002.
Ernst represented the Netherlands in the 17th European Team Chess Championship in Novi Sad in 2009 as he competed on the reserve board.
Notable tournaments Sergey Kudrin played include; the 5th Manchester Benedictine Open (1982), Be’er Sheva (1984), New York Open (1987), Bern (1988), NatWest Young Masters (1988), Seville Open (1990), Chessmaster US Championship 2005 (2004), 11th Lloyds Bank Masters Open (1987), US Championship (2007), New York Open (1989), HB Global Chess Challenge (2005), American Continental (2003), American Continental Championship (2005), 102nd US Open (2001) and 93rd US Open (1992)
Kudrin finished third in the 2008 Frank K. Berry United States Chess Championship, held in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Additionally, Kudrin placed third in the World Chess Live Grand Prix standings for 2008.
In 2007 and 2008, Kudrin was a respected participant in the United States Chess League. In 1984 and 2007, Kudrin took home the United States Open Championship.
George Grasser vs Sergey Kudrin – Chess Now Live Broadcast – Manhattan, USA – December 03, 2009
Sergey Kudrin vs Hermes Amilcar Machado Jr – Thessaloniki Olympiad, Round 5 – Thessaloniki, Greece – November 18, 1988
Sergey Kudrin vs Rudy Douven – GMA Baleares Open, Round 6 – Palma de Mallorca, Spain – December 01, 1989