Born in 1954 in Lvov and a Grandmaster since 1978, Adrian Mikhalchishin 
is currently among the top 5 world trainers and the Chairman of the FIDE Trainers’ Commission. The Ukrainian trained the team of USSR in 1980’s, national teams of Slovenia, Poland and the Netherlands, and was the trainer of Anatoly Karpov (1980-1986), he trained Zsuzsa Polgar, Alexander Beliavsky, Maja Chiburdanidze, Arkadij Naiditsch and Vassily Ivanchuk.

Decades of experience

Adrian is the author of 21 chess books published in Germany, England, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Turkey, Yugoslavia, USA. He has also published 13 ChessBase ChessBase DVDs which are widely studied studied by chess players world wide