How good is Gata Kamsky?

He is currently ranked No. 8 in the United States and No. 99 in the world, with a FIDE rating of 2668(URS 2678). Kamsky emigrated to the U.S. in 1989 and earned his FIDE Grandmaster title the following year, also becoming the youngest player ever rated in the FIDE world top-ten.

How old is Gata Kamsky?

47 years (June 2, 1974)
Gata Kamsky/Age

Why did Kamsky quit chess?

Kamsky said, without elaborating, that he quit because there were people interested in preventing his rise to the top.

Where is Gata Kamsky?

Gata Kamsky was born June 2nd, 1974 in Novokuznetsk, Siberia. His chess career began in Russia, in the early stages of which, at the age of 12, he defeated former Candidate GM Mark Taimanov in a tournament game. He relocated to the USA in 1989 and now lives in New York.

Who is Penguin chess?

Andrew Tang is an American grandmaster who earned that title in 2017 at the age of 17. Known as “Penguin GM,” he is one of the best bullet chess players in the world. Along with GM Hikaru Nakamura, Tang is one of the few players to have achieved a bullet rating of 3500.

Does Nigel Short still play chess?

Short ran for FIDE President in 2018 but dropped out just before the October 3 election won by Arkady Dvorkovich. He still plays in a tournament or two a year but, 55 years old as of June 2020, is no longer at the highest levels. However, he remains very active in the chess community in other ways.

When did Ben Finegold become a GM?

He had previously been nicknamed the “strongest international master in the United States” until receiving his grandmaster title in 2009. Finegold became a USCF master at the age of 14, life master (USCF) at 15, senior master (USCF) at 16, international master (FIDE) at 20, and grandmaster (FIDE) at 40.

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Did short ever beat Kasparov?

The matches were won by Kasparov and Karpov respectively….World Chess Championship 1993.

Defending champion Challenger
Garry Kasparov Nigel Short
Born 13 April 1963 30 years old Born 1 June 1965 28 years old
Winner of the 1990 World Chess Championship Winner of the 1993 Candidates Match