Gata Kamsky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Gata Kamsky

American chess grandmaster

Date of Birth: 02-Jun-1974

Place of Birth: Novokuznetsk, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russia

Profession: chess player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Gata Kamsky

  • Gata Kamsky (Tatar: ???? ???????; Russian: ???? ???????; born June 2, 1974) is a Soviet-born American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S.
  • champion. Kamsky reached the final of the FIDE World Chess Championship 1996 at the age of 22, and reached a ranking of fourth in the world rankings in 1995.
  • He played almost no FIDE-rated games between 1997 and late 2004. Kamsky won the Chess World Cup 2007.
  • This earned him a Candidates Match against Veselin Topalov, which he lost.
  • Kamsky also competed in the Candidates Tournament in 2011, losing to Boris Gelfand.

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