Jure Borišek

27. July 1986
Jure Borisek at playing chess

Jure Borišek is one of the best Slovenian chess players and a Grandmaster since 2009. With the Slovenian national team he has participated in nine Olympics and numerous European Championships. In Turkey in 2004, he became the European Under-18 Champion. He won a bronze medal with the team at the Junior EC. After winning the Grandmaster title, he devoted himself to his studies and received his PhD in pharmacy. At the Team EC in Batumi 2019, he achieved the sixth best result on the 2nd chessboard (performance rating 2729).