Boris Avrukh is an Israel-born American Grandmaster. He became Grandmaster in 1997 at the age of 21. He has won World Under-12 Championship, the Israeli Chess Championship (twice) and participated in Chess Olympiads 6 times.
Boris is universally recognized as one of the foremost opening theoreticians of the modern era. He has trained some of the best players in the world like GM Radjabov, GM Kramnik, GM Caruana, GM Wesley So, and many more. He was also one of the team members assisting GM Boris Gelfand during the World Championship against GM Viswanathan Anand. Avrukh is widely considered to be the "God of Opening Preparations". He is the world-leading expert on 1.d4 and has authored some of the best chess books.
It's been asserted by some experts that Avrukh’s writings “elevated" chess books to a formerly unseen level.
Two minor pieces or a rook and a pawn?
Trainees interested in Openings, 1.d4