Yuri Averbakh

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Yuri Averbakh (Chess Player ) was born in Russia on a Wednesday, February 8, 1922 🎈. Yuri Averbakh is 102 years old. He is a Aquarius ♒ and was born in the Year of the Dog 🐕.

A former Soviet-Russian chess player who was considered in 2013 to be the oldest living Grandmaster in the world.

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FULL NAME: Yuri Averbakh
BIRTH DATE: February 8, 1922
AGE: 102 years old
ZODIAC: Aquarius


Yuri Averbakh is a Chess Player. Yuri was born in the 1920s, in the middle of the G.I. Generation generation. G.I. Generation, also known as The Greatest Generation, are individuals born between 1901 and 1924. They are those who experienced the Great Depression and World War II in their adulthood, all leading to strong models of teamwork to overcome and progress.

His father was a German Jew and his mother was from Russia. Find out who is Yuri Averbakh dating right now.

He won the Moscow Championship in 1949, which launched his career.

DID YOU KNOW He was considered to be one of the strongest defensive players in modern chess.

FACT He often competed against fellow Russian great Boris Spassky during his career.

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Currently, Yuri Averbakh is 102 years old. His next birthday is away. Yuri will celebrate his 103rd birthday on a Wednesday, February 8th. He shares a birthday with everyone who was born on February 8, 1922. Below is the countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Yuri Averbakh’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. People born between the dates of January 20th to February 18th belong to the eleventh sign in the zodiac, Aquarius. Aquarius are known for being self-reliant, clever, and optimistic. Sagittarius is the most compatible sign for Aquarius.

Famous Aquarius celebrities are Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, The Weeknd, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Shakira, Jennifer Aniston, Charles Darwin, Justin Timberlake, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, and Galileo Galilei. Aquarius ruling planet is Uranus. Astrologically, Uranus represents technology, rebellion, and innovation.

Yuri Averbakh was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are likable, sincere, protective, helpful, and honest. They can also sometimes be pessimistic, cynical, paranoid, overly aggressive, and stubborn.

This year is the Year of the Dragon.

DID YOU KNOW United States life expectancy is about 78.5 years.

Yuri Averbakh is a 102 years old Chess Player, born in February, in the Year of the Dog (1922), and is a Aquarius. His life path number is 6. Yuri’s birthstone is Amethyst, and his birth flower is Violet.


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