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60-Minute Chess Lesson with Chess Grandmaster Leonid Yudasin in NYC

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Learn from the best during a 60 minute chess lesson with grandmaster Leonid Yudasin in New York City.

Awarded the International Master title in 1982, Yudasin secured the grandmaster title in 1984, the year he became Leningrad Champion. Demonstrating that his skills were not just restricted to classical chess, he went on to gain the USSR Cup for rapid chess in 1988.

Yudasin surpassed these early achievements when he became joint winner of the 1990 USSR Championship (with Beliavsky, Bareev and Vyzmanavin, the title going to Beliavsky on tie-break). He added individual bronze and team gold medals the same year, at the Novi Sad Olympiad, when he represented the USSR and registered the best performance of any of his team-mates. In 1994 and again in 1996, he played under the Israeli flag at the Moscow and Yerevan Olympiads, respectively.

His prolific tournament record features many more victories, including Leningrad 1989, Calcutta 1990 Pamplona 1990/91 (also 1991/92, jointly with Illescas), Dos Hermanas 1992, Botvinnik Memorial 1995, Haifa Super Tournament 1996 and St. Petersburg White Knights 1998. At Reggio Emilia, he was joint winner with Dimitri Komarov in 1997/1998 (conceding the title on tie-break) and was outright winner in 1999/2000.

Donated by: Leonid Yudasin
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  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
  • Valid for 1 person.
  • Approximate duration: 60 minutes
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Cannot be transferred.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
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60-Minute Chess Lesson with Chess Grandmaster Leonid Yudasin in NYC

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