GM Kirill Shevchenko

GM Kirill Shevchenko

Title: Grandmaster

Age: 21


Romanian Championship Winner (2023)

European Championship Co-Champion (2024)

Kirill Shevchenko is a Ukranian-born grandmaster who transferred to the Romanian Federation in 2023. He earned the GM title at the age of 14 years and nine months, one of the youngest ever players to do so. In 2021, Shevchenko was the winner of the prestigious Lindores Abbey Blitz tournament in Riga, Latvia. He also won a gold medal for his performance on Board 4 in the 2021 European Team Championship. With a peak FIDE rating of 2694, he is the current No. 3 highest rated Romanian player.