Maxim Dlugy (born January 29, 1966) is a chess Grandmaster. He was born in Moscow, USSR. He arrived with his family in the United States in 1977. He was awarded the International Master title in 1982. He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 1985. He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1986 for his result at the World Chess Olympiad in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where he played on the U.S. team that was in first place going into the last round. Always a strong speed chess player, Dlugy was formerly ranked number one in the world by the World Blitz Chess Association.
Dlugy at the press room of the World Chess Championship 2012, Moscow
|Full name||Maxim Dlugy|
|Born||January 29, 1966|
Moscow, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2518 (July 2019)|
In 1984 he finished 3rd in the U.S. Chess Championship. He was 2nd= in New York 1985, 2nd= in Clichy 1986–87 and 3rd= in the 1987 U.S. Chess Championship. He graduated from the Dalton School, which he attended on a math and chess scholarship.
He was elected President of the United States Chess Federation in 1990.
In April 2005, Dlugy was arrested at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and charged with embezzlement. He was held in prison for eight months while his case was investigated but then acquitted of all charges.
- Maxim Dlugy Player profile, fide.com
- Former Champions 2008 World Junior Chess Championship website
- 27th Chess Olympiad: Dubai 1986 olimpbase.org