Alexei Fedorov

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Alexei Fedorov
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Full name Alexei Fedorov
Country  Belarus
Born (1972-09-27) September 27, 1972 (age 41)
Mogilev, USSR[1]
Title Grandmaster (1995)
FIDE rating 2562 (August 2014)
Peak rating 2684
(No. 14 on the January 2000 FIDE ratings list)

Alexei Fedorov (Russian: Алексей Фёдоров, Aleksey Fyodorov, Belarusian: Аляксей Фёдараў/Aliaksey Fyodarau; born September 27, 1972) is a chess grandmaster. Until 1992 he played for the Soviet Union, then briefly for Russia and from 1993 for the Belarus chess association.

Fedorov became an International Master in 1992 and a grandmaster in 1996.[1] He won the Belarusian Chess Championship in 1993, 1995, 2005 and 2008 and participated in seven Chess Olympiads with a performance of 54.3% (+22=32-16).[2] He took part in the FIDE world Chess Championship in 1999, 2000 and 2002. In 1999 he was knocked out in the fourth round, while in 2000 and 2002 he was knocked out in the first round.

Fedorov is considered to be an opening specialist on the King's Gambit and the Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation.

Selected Tournament results[edit]

  • Participated at the prestigious Corus chess tournament in 2001. Won by Garry Kasparov, Fedorov ended shared 10th place[3]
  • Shared first at Aeroflot Open, 2003 (third place on tie-break)
  • First at the 4th Parsvnath International Open Chess Tournament in 2006 (with 9 points out of 10)[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alexei Fedorov" (in Belorussian). 
  2. ^ OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Alexei Fedorov
  3. ^ Corus Chess history - Tournament
  4. ^ ChessBase.com - Chess News - 4th Parsvnath GM tournament in Delhi

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