Andrey Baryshpolets

Title: 
Grandmaster
Rating: 
2591
Residence: 
Kyiv, Ukraine
Age: 
26
Status: 
Invited
Bio: 

GM Baryshpolets obtained his title as Grandmaster in 2013. He attended Texas Tech University and represented the university at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Championship in 2015 and won. He was also the Ukrainian champion under 18 in 2008, A. Margaryan Memorial 2013, Delhi Open 2015, prize-winner of Benasque 2016, and winner of Golden State Open 2017. Typically he has utilized the Catalan opening when playing white, but also implements the King’s Indian for both white and black pieces.