Mark Bluvshtein

International Grandmaster (2004) 

2011 1st place, Pan-American Championship (+6 =3); qualified for World Cup

2011 73rd Tata Steel, Group C, Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands =4th 7.5/13

2010 Represented Canada at Olympiad on Board 1; defeated former FIDE World Champion Veselin Topalov

2009 2nd place, Canadian Championship

2009 Canadian Open Champion

2008 Canadian Chess Player of the Year

2008 Represented Canada at Olympiad on Board 1

2008 1st place, First Saturday GrandMaster June, Budapest, Hungary

2006 Represented Canada at Olympiad

2006 2nd place, Canadian Championship

2005 Canadian Chess Player of the Year

2005 Canadian Open Champion

2005 Represented Canada World Boys Under-18 Championship (3rd place)

2005 Canadian Under-18 Champion

2004 Canadian Chess Player of the Year

2004, at age 16, youngest Canadian to be awarded International Grandmaster title

2004 Represented Canada at Olympiad

2004 3rd place, Canadian Championship

2004 Canadian Grade 10 Champion

2002 Represented Canada at Olympiad

2002 Represented Canada World Boys Under-14 Championship (6th place)

2002 Canadian Boys Under-14 Champion

2002 Canadian Grade 8 Champion

2001 International Master

2001 3rd place, Canadian Championship

2001 Represented Canada World Boys Under-14 Championship (8th place)

2001 Canadian Boys Under-14 Champion

2001 Canadian Grade 7 Champion

1999 Represented Israel World Boys Under-12 Championship

1999 Israel Boys Under-12 Champion

1998 Represented Israel World Boys Under-10 Championship

1998 Israel Boys Under-10 Champion

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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