Alexander Rustemov

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Alexander Rustemov
Full name Alexander Rustemov
Country Russia
Born (1973-07-06) July 6, 1973 (age 44)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2525 (September 2017)
Peak rating 2625 (April 2001)

Alexander Rustemov (Russian: Александр Рустемов; born July 6, 1973) is a Russian chess grandmaster and trainer. He gained the grandmaster title in 1998 and finished second in the 2000 Russian Chess Championship. Rustemov is a well seasoned internet blitz player, having played Loek van Wely in an 137-game blitz match on the ICC, the final score of which was 67½–71½ to van Wely.[1] He is part of the Schachverein Wattenschei chess club.[2]


  1. ^ Savinov, Misha (2005-08-09). "Interview with Alexander Rustemov" (PDF). Chesscafe. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Александр Рустемов". Retrieved 2013-04-18. 

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