Yaro Zherebukh

Title: 
Grandmaster
Rating: 
2617
Residence: 
United States of America
Age: 
23
Status: 
Accepted
Bio: 

Zherebukh became a Grand Master at 15. His biggest success so far is the advancement to the 4th round (1/8 of the final) at the World Cup 2011 in Russia. He won or shared 1st place in numerous U.S. and European tournaments, the most memorable being Cappelle la Grande in France, 2010 (650+ players, over 80 GMs) and US Masters 2015 in Greensboro,NC. He has been mostly focused on pursuing academic degrees in the past 4 years, but now he has rediscovered passion for working on and playing chess.