Kuzminskiy is a 22-year-old linguistics student from Kemerovo. He first started playing five-card draw at the age of 12 with his younger brother. In 2008 he saw Poker After Dark on TV and start playing NLHE - freerolls, micro-limit MTTs and 6-max turbo SNGs.
In October, he won his seat to Prague in a special EPT Prague Social Networks freeroll for Russian players. This is his first live tournament.