Gelfand, Boris

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Gelfand, Boris Gender: M
born on 24 June 1968 at 07:15 (= 07:15 AM )
Place Minsk, Belarus, 53n54, 27e34
Timezone MSK h3e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 02°42' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 13°17 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°13'

Boris Gelfand
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A Belarusian-born Israeli chess Grandmaster (earned title in 1989). In 1998, Gelfand immigrated to Israel and settled in Rishon LeZion, where he became Israel's top ranking chess player. He is married to Maya Gelfand.

He won the 2011 Candidates Tournament and faced World Champion Viswanathan Anand for the World Chess Championship 2012. Although the match was level at 6–6, Gelfand lost in the rapid tie break games.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Great Achievement 1989 (made chess Grand Master)
  • Work : Great Achievement 25 May 2011 (won candidates tournament for 2012 championship)
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  • Work : End Major Project 30 May 2012 in Moscow (lost world championship match)
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Source Notes

Isaac Starkman reported on Astrodienst forum from a long article with birth details of Gelfand, published in Israel, in the Hebrew magazine Hi Life. The report is based on the family archive created by Gelfand's father Abram Gelfand.


  • Vocation : Sports : Games - Bridge/ Chess/ Other (professional chess master)