Boris Alterman

Boris Alterman

Israeli chess player, grandmaster
Date of Birth: 04.05.1970
Country: Israel

Biography of Boris Alterman

Boris Alterman is an Israeli chess player and grandmaster. He was born in Kharkiv and lived with his parents in Zhdanov until the age of seven, before moving to Voroshilovgrad. Alterman began playing chess at the age of five and showed great talent from an early age.

At the age of fifteen, he independently moved to Kharkiv and started training under the guidance of A.N. Vaisman. In 1987, Alterman achieved remarkable success by securing the 1st-2nd places in the USSR Junior Chess Championship. This achievement earned him the title of International Master in 1991 and subsequently the title of Grandmaster in 1992.

Throughout his career, Alterman has participated in various Open tournaments and GM tournaments, leaving his mark as a formidable competitor. Some of his notable victories include the Haifa Open in 1993, Bad Homburg Open in 1996, Rishon-le-Zion Open in 1996, Beijing Open in 1995 and 1997, and Munich Open in 1992.

Currently, Alterman represents the Rishon-le-Zion Chess Club and continues to contribute to the chess community through his expertise and experience.