Maxim Turov

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Maxim Turov
Full name Максим Туров
Country Russia
Born (1979-12-07) December 7, 1979 (age 35)
Gukovo, Russia
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2591 (December 2014)
Peak rating 2645 (November 2010)

Maxim Turov (Russian: Максим Туров; born December 7, 1979) is a Russian chess Grandmaster (1999).

In 2005 and 2011 he won the Dutch Open Championship in Dieren. In 2009, came second in Doroshkevich Memorial, first in Eforie Nord, in Nordhausen Open and in Faaker See Open.[1] In 2010, he won Chennai Open,[2] tied for 1st–3rd with Vitali Golod and Sergei Zhigalko in the 4th Agzamov Memorial,[3] tied for 1st–6th with Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Dreev, Martyn Kravtsiv, Baskaran Adhiban and Aleksej Aleksandrov in the 2nd Orissa Open tournament in Bhubaneshwar.[4] In 2011 he tied for 2nd–6th with Konstantine Shanava, Mikhail Ulibin, Robert Hovhannisyan and Levon Babujian in the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in Jermuk,[5] tied for 2nd–7th with Julio Granda, Aleksander Delchev, Ivan Šarić, Pablo Almagro Llamas and Mihail Marin the 31st Villa de Benasque Open[6] and tied for 2nd–7th with Deep Sengupta, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Krisztian Szabo, Lev Gutman, David Berczes and Samuel Shankland in the ZMDI Schachfestival in Dresden.[7] In January 2012 he won the Group C of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee.[8] In 2014, he tied for 1st–3rd with Jan Werle and Yuri Solodovnichenko in the Oslo Chess International GM Tournament.[9]

He is married to WGM and IM Irina Slavina Turova.[10]

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ "The chess games of Maxim Turov". Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Chennai Open 2010 International GM Tournament". FIDE. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "4 International Memory G.Agzamov". FIDE. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "02nd Orissa Open Grandmaster TMT". FIDE. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "4th Karen Asrian Memorial". Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tigran Petrosian Victorious in Benasque Open". Chessdom. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  7. ^ "ZMDI Schachfestival Dresden 2011 Gruppe A". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2011. 
  8. ^ "Wijk aan Zee Rd13 Aronian is sole winner!". 2012-01-29. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Oslo Chess International GM 2014 November 2014 Norway". FIDE. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "The chess games of Irina Slavina Turova". Retrieved 14 May 2011. 

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