Denis Khismatullin

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Denis Khismatullin
Country  Russia
Born (1984-12-28) December 28, 1984 (age 29)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2680 (July 2014)
(No. 47 in the January 2014 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2714 (March 2014)

Denis Khismatullin (born 28 December 1984 in Neftekamsk) is a Russian chess grandmaster. Khismatullin lives in Ufa, and studied at the Ufa Oil University. He is the first grandmaster from Bashkiria.[1] He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, but was eliminated in the first round by Mikhail Kobalia.[2]

Among Khismatullin's accomplishments is a second place finish in the World U16 championship in 2000.[3] In 2011 he tied for 4th–10th with Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Gata Kamsky, Rauf Mamedov, Ivan Cheparinov, Maxim Rodshtein and Yu Yangyi in the Aeroflot Open in Moscow.[4] In 2013 Khismatullin tied for 1st–11th with Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexander Areshchenko, Maxim Matlakov, Oleg Korneev, Dragan Solak, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Sanan Sjugirov, Ivan Bukavshin and Ildar Khairullin in the Chigorin Memorial in St Petersburg.[5] He has also served as Dmitry Jakovenko's second.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Interview with GM Denis Khismatullin". FIDE. 26 December 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2013-08-14). "FIDE World Cup Round 1 Playoffs and Round 2 draw". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "KHISMATULLIN, Denis (28.12.1984)". Echesspedia. Retrieved 28 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Aeroflot open 2011 A March 2011 Russia". FIDE. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (2013-10-05). "Chigorin Memorial 2013". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 

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