Dmitry Bocharov

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Dmitry Bocharov
Country Russia
Born (1982-10-20) October 20, 1982 (age 34)
Novosibirsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster (2003)
FIDE rating 2574 (May 2017)
Peak rating 2647 (January 2009)

Dmitry Bocharov (Russian: Дмитрий Бочаров; born October 20, 1982 in Novosibirsk)[1] is a Russian chess grandmaster.

In 2003 he tied for first with Vladimir Burmakin, Eduardas Rozentalis, Philipp Schlosser, Alexander Areshchenko, Jakov Geller and Evgeny Miroshnichenko in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open, finishing sixth on tiebreak.[2] In 2004, Bocharov took clear first place at the Masters tournament of the 14th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival.[3][4]

He competed in the Chess World Cup 2005, where he was knocked out in the second round by Gata Kamsky. In 2006 he won the 14th Chigorin Memorial in Saint Petersburg.[5] In 2008 Bocharov won the 10th World University Chess Championship in Novokuznetsk.[6]

At the 2009 Voronezh Open he tied for first with Sergey Volkov, Igor Lysyj, Aleksandr Rakhmanov, Valerij Popov, Denis Khismatullin, Dmitry Andreikin and Dmitry Kokarev, placing eighth on countback.[7] In the same year he tied for first in the 11th Dubai Open, finishing second on tiebreak.[8] In 2011 he came first in the Chigorin Memorial for the second time.[9]

He played for Novosibirsk's team "Siberia" (alongside Vladimir Kramnik and Levon Aronian among others) that won both the Russian Team Chess Championship Premiere League[10][11] and the European Chess Club Cup in 2015.[12] Bocharov won the 2015 Russian Blitz Chess Championship.[13]


  1. ^ GM title application FIDE
  2. ^ "19e Open International de Cappelle-la-Grande 2003". Cappelle-la-Grande Open official website. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (30 August 2004). "TWIC 512: 14th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Schipkov, Boris. "The review of chess events for August, 2004". Chess Siberia. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Savinov, Misha (2006-11-06). "14th Chigorin Memorial in St. Petersburg". ChessBase. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Final standings of the X World University Chess Championship in Russia". FIDE. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  7. ^ Crowther, Mark (22 June 2009). "TWIC 763: 13th Voronezh Open". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  8. ^ Melnikova, Yana. "11th Dubai Open 2009". ChessBase. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  9. ^ Crowther, Mark (2011-10-22). "Chigorin Memorial 2011". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  10. ^ Doggers, Peter (7 May 2015). "Star-Studded Siberia Wins Russian Team Championship". Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  11. ^ "Siberia Wins the Russian Club Championship". Russian Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  12. ^ "Siberia and Nona win European Club Cup 2015". Chessdom. 2015-10-25. Retrieved 29 October 2015. 
  13. ^ "Dmitry Bocharov Becomes Russian Blitz Champion". Russian Chess Federation. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 

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