Anton Filippov

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Anton Filippov
Country  Uzbekistan
Born (1986-12-06) December 6, 1986 (age 30)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2592 (April 2017)
Peak rating 2652 (November 2012)

Anton Filippov (born 6 December 1986 in Tashkent[1]) is an Uzbekistani chess Grandmaster (2008).

He won the Asian Under-16 Chess Championship in 2001 in Doha,[2] and the Asian U18 Championship in 2004.[3] In 2007 he tied for 1st–3rd with Vladimir Egin and Timur Gareev in the Uzbekistani Chess Championship.[4] In 2008 he won the first Kuala Lumpur Open Championship[5] and tied for 4–8th with Tamaz Gelashvili, Constantin Lupulescu, Nidjat Mamedov and Alexander Zubarev in the Open Romgaz Tournament in Bucharest 2008.[6] In 2009, he won the fourth President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup in Manila,[7] tied for second with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the fourth Kolkata Open,[8] tied for 3rd–8th with Vadim Malakhatko, Elshan Moradiabadi, Merab Gagunashvili, Alexander Shabalov and Niaz Murshed in the Ravana Challenge Tournament in Colombo.[9] He qualified for the Chess World Cup 2009 and was knocked out by Surya Shekhar Ganguly in the first round.[10] In 2010 he tied for 3rd–6th with Ding Liren, Zhou Jianchao and Merab Gagunashvili in the first Florencio Campomanes Memorial in Manila[11] and came first in the First Safin Memorial in Tashkent.[12] In 2011, he tied for 1st–3rd with Tigran L. Petrosian and Marat Dzhumaev in the Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent.[13]

Filippov played for Uzbekistan in the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012 and 2014.[14]

Filippov recorded his career best performance of 2820 at the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul 2012, where he won the individual silver medal on board two.[15]


  1. ^ GM title application, FIDE
  2. ^ IM title application, FIDE
  3. ^ Asian Boys Under 18 Championship 2004, FIDE
  4. ^ "Tournament report April 2008: Uzbekistan Championship (men)". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "3rd Kuala Lumpur International Open Chess Championship". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Tournament report January 2009: Open Romgaz". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Fillipov Wins 4th GMA Cup in Manila". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  8. ^ Doggers, Peter (2009-09-10). "Le Quang Liem wins Kolkata Open". Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  9. ^ "Tournament report November 2009: The Ravana Challenge". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  10. ^ Crowther, Mark (2009-12-15). "The Week in Chess: FIDE World Cup Mini-Site 2009". Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  11. ^ "1st Florencio Campomanes Memorial". Chessdom. Archived from the original on 8 September 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2010. 
  12. ^ Begmatov, Jamshid (2011-01-07). "Greetings from the recent past". Retrieved 10 January 2011. 
  13. ^ "Georgy Agzamov Memorial". Chessdom. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  14. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Anton Filippov". OlimpBase. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "40th Olympiad Istanbul 2012 Open - Board prizes". Retrieved 17 January 2016. 

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