Alexei Barsov

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Alexei Barsov
Country  Soviet Union  Uzbekistan
Born (1966-04-03) April 3, 1966 (age 48)
Samarkand, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2473 (December 2014)
Peak rating 2550

Alexei Barsov (born April 3, 1966) is an Uzbekistani chess Grandmaster.

Chess career[edit]

Barsov, lawyer by education, has been a professional chess player since the early 1990s, and is one of the premier players in Uzbekistan. For some years he was the coach of the world chess champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov. He won the Vlissingen chess tournament in 1995. Barsov's victories in Oxford (1998) and York (1999, together with Tiger Hillarp Persson and Julian Hodgson) rate among his most prominent successes in international chess tournaments. In 2001 he won the Hastings International Chess Congress together with Harikrishna and Sasikiran. He won a tournament in Saint-Quentin 2004, and Casablanca 2005. In 2006 he won the Uzbekistani Chess Championship. In 2011, he came first in the 4th Beirut Open tournament.[1]

Barsov represented Uzbekistan at the Chess Olympiads in Istanbul 2000, Calvià 2004, Turin 2006, Dresden 2008 and Khanty-Mansiysk 2010.[2] He has played for several European chess clubs, including the ones competing in the German Chess Bundesliga.

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ "Beirut 4th International Open Chess Championship 2011". 2011-05-22. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Alexei Barsov". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 

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