Vadim Milov

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Vadim Milov
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Full name Vadim Milov
Country   Switzerland
Born (1972-08-01) August 1, 1972 (age 41)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2622 (July 2014)
(No. 99 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2705 (July 2008)

Vadim Milov (born 1 August 1972, Russia) is a Russian–born Israeli–Swiss Grandmaster of chess.

Following the collapse of the USSR he moved to Israel, before finally settling in Switzerland in 1996.

Recent tournament successes include joint first places at Santo Domingo 2003, Geneva 2004, the 2005 U.S. Open and Gibraltar 2009.[1] He also won the Corsica Masters International Rapid 2005 by defeating Viswanathan Anand in the finals[2] and tied for 1st–8th with Nigel Short, Tamaz Gelashvili, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Baadur Jobava, Alexander Lastin, Gadir Guseinov and Farid Abbasov in the President's Cup in Baku 2008.[3]

He has so far played twice in Chess Olympiads.[4]

He is the Australian Open Chess Champion in 1999 held in Sunshine Coast.

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  1. ^ "Tournament report April 2009: Gibraltar Master 2009". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2005-11-07). "TWIC 574: Corsica Masters". London Chess Center. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "FIDE Archive. Tournament report July 2008: President's Cup, 2008". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Vadim Milov". OlimpBase. Retrieved 29 December 2010. 

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