Emil Sutovsky

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Birthday
19, 1977
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Azerbaijan

About

Creative tactician with a never-say-die approach to the game; became a grandmaster and president of the Association of Chess Professionals.

Before Fame

He learned to play chess when he was 4 years old.

Trivia

Representing Israel, he won gold in the 2010 Chess Olympiad.

Family Life

His mother was a music teacher, and Emil himself became a bass-baritone singer.

Associated With

FIDE World Champion Viswanathan Anand said Emil's victory over Danny Gormally at Gibraltar 2005 was the greatest game he had ever seen.