Boris Avrukh

Chess Player

1978 –


Who is Boris Avrukh?

Boris Leonidovich Avrukh is an Israeli chess grandmaster. He was the World Under-12 champion in 1990.

He has played for Israel six times in Chess Olympiads.

In 1998, at second reserve board at the 33rd Chess Olympiad in Elista;

In 2000, at third board at the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul;

In 2002, at first reserve board at the 35th Chess Olympiad in Bled;

In 2004, at fourth board at the 36th Chess Olympiad in Calvià;

In 2006, at fourth board at the 37th Chess Olympiad in Turin.

In 2008, at second/third boards at the 38th Chess Olympiad in Dresden.

He won individual gold medal at Elista 1998 and bronze medal at Turin 2006. He won a team silver medal at Dresden 2008.

In 1999, he tied for 5-6th with Alexander Huzman in Tel Aviv. In 2000, he tied for 1st-2nd with Huzman in Biel and took 6th in Haifa. In 2001, he won in Biel. In 2004, he tied for 8-9th in Beer Sheva Rapid. In 2009 he tied for first with Alexander Areshchenko in the Zurich Jubilee Open tournament.


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Feb 10, 1978
  • Israel
Lived in
  • Karaganda

on July 23, 2013

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