Andrei Sokolov

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Birthday
20, 1963
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian born chess Grandmaster who won the Championship of the Soviet Union in 1984 and now resides in France.

Before Fame

He was coached by renowned chess master Alexei Suetin and he won the Junior World Chess Championship, held in Copenhagen, in 1982.

Trivia

A series of unexpected losses in the late 1980s led to lesser chess activity.

Family Life

He learned to play chess from his father Yuri.

Associated With

He was one of the premier Russian players in the 1980s alongside Garry Kasparov.