Vladimir Malakhov (chess player)
|Full name||Владимир Малахов|
|Born||November 27, 1980|
|FIDE rating||2706 (January 2015)
(No. 37 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
|Peak rating||2732 (July 2010)|
In the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004, Malakhov made it to the second round.
Malakhov finished in the top 10 in the Chess World Cup 2005, which qualified him for the Candidates for the FIDE World Chess Championship 2007, being played in May–June 2007. He was eliminated in the first round, losing his match to Alexander Grischuk 3½–1½.
Malakhov is a professional chess player, who used to work as a nuclear physicist.
- 2005 FIDE World Cup Results at Mark Weeks' World Chess Championship Index
- The Week in Chess 580
- Crawley, Gavin (2010-01-13). "Bursa: Russia wins Gold, USA Silver, India Bronze". ChessBase. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
- Vladimir Malakhov: chess player, nuclear physicist; interview, 2010
- Vladimir Malakhov player profile and games at Chessgames.com
- Sample game: Malakhov defeats Vassily Ivanchuk at the 2002 FIDE World Championship
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