Alexander Kochyev

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Alexander Kochyev
Full name Александр Кочиев
Country  Russia
Born (1956-03-25) March 25, 1956 (age 61)
Saint Petersburg
Title Grandmaster

Alexander Kochyev (Russian: Александр Кочиев; born March 25, 1956, Saint Petersburg) is a Russian chess Grandmaster (1977).

In the 1970s, he was one of the youngest grandmasters in the world.[1] In 1972, he won the Soviet Union Junior Chess Championship[2] and in 1975, became European Junior Champion.[3] He came 12th in the USSR Chess Championship of 1977.[4] In 1978, he won the team silver and individual gold medal playing board two for the Soviet team at the 1st World Youth U26 Team Chess Championship.[5] In 1979, he won the Reggio Emilia chess tournament.[6]


  1. ^ Mikhalchishin, Adrian (2006-05-06). "Golden time" (in Russian). 64. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "USSR Junior Chess Championship, Chernigov January 1972". RusBase. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Whyld, Ken (1986), Chess: The Records, Guinness Books, ISBN 0-85112-455-0 
  4. ^ "45 Championship of USSR Leningrad 28.11-22.12.1977". RusBase. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "World Youth U26 Team Chess Championship: Alexander Kochyev". OlimpBase. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "Circolo Scacchistico Ippogrifo Reggio Emilia" (in Italian). Archived from the original on 30 November 2009. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 

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