Adrian Mikhalchisin

Adrian Bohdanovych Mikhalchishin (also Mihalcisin, Mihalčišin or Mykhalchyshyn, Ukrainian: Адріян Богданович Михальчишин, born November 18, 1954 in Lviv) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster now playing forSlovenia. Education: Lviv University, faculty of physics 1976. Mikhalchishin is married, with two children.


He became a Grandmaster in 1978, shared first place at the Nikolaev tournament in 1983, and was second at Hastings in 1985-86. Vice President of Ukrainian Chess Federation 1998-2001. Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, English and German languages.

As a player best result 4th place in Soviet Championship 1984, Soviet Youth champion 1977. World Youth Champion in team 1977, 1980, winner of European Cup 1984, winner of international tournaments Banco do Roma 1977, Copenhagen 1980, Leipzig 1979, Brno 1990, Eeklo 1991, Dortmund 1999, Warsaw 2002.

Slovenian Champion 2002. In Ukrainian Championships best result was 2-3 places in 1977 and Rapid Ukrainian Champion in 1993, many times junior Champion of the country.

Participant of Chess Olympiads 1992 for Ukraine, 2000-2006 for Slovenia.

Winner of team Championships and National Cups of USSR, Ukraine, Slovenia, Yugoslavia, Croatia, Hungary.