Maxim Turov

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Maxim Turov
Born (1979-12-07) 7 December 1979 (age 39)
Gukovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
TitleGrandmaster (1999)
FIDE rating2579 (May 2019)
Peak rating2667 (May 2012)

Maxim Turov (Russian: Максим Туров; born 7 December 1979) is a Russian chess grandmaster (1999).

In 2005 and 2011 he won the Open Dutch Championship in Dieren.[1][2] In 2009, he tied for 1st–2nd with Alexander Lastin in the Doroshkevich Memorial,[3] shared first with Marius Manolache in the International Chess Festival Eforie Nord,[4] won the 9th Nordhausen Open[5] and the 25th Faaker See Open.[6] In 2010, he won the Chennai Open,[7] tied for 1st–4th with Sergei Zhigalko, Rinat Jumabayev and Vitali Golod in the 4th Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent, winning the tournament on tiebreak,[8] tied for 1st–6th with Dmitry Kokarev, Alexey Dreev, Martyn Kravtsiv, Baskaran Adhiban and Aleksej Aleksandrov in the 2nd Orissa Open tournament in Bhubaneshwar.[9] In 2011 he tied for 2nd–6th with Konstantine Shanava, Mikhail Ulibin, Robert Hovhannisyan and Levon Babujian in the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in Jermuk,[10] tied for 2nd–7th with Julio Granda, Aleksander Delchev, Ivan Šarić, Pablo Almagro Llamas and Mihail Marin the 31st Villa de Benasque Open[11] and tied for 2nd–7th with Deep Sengupta, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Krisztian Szabo, Lev Gutman, David Berczes and Samuel Shankland in the ZMDI Schachfestival in Dresden.[12] In January 2012 Turov won the Group C of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee.[13] Later that year, he won again the Agzamov Memorial, on tiebreak over Mikheil Mchedlishvili and Anton Filippov.[14] In 2014, he tied for 1st–3rd with Jan Werle and Yuri Solodovnichenko in the Oslo Chess International GM Tournament.[15]

He is married to International Master Irina Slavina Turova.[16]


  1. ^ Crowther, Mark (2005-08-22). "TWIC 563: Open Dutch Championship". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2011-08-01). "TWIC 873: Open NK 2011". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2009-06-22). "TWIC 763: Doroshkevich Memorial". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  4. ^ "International Chess Festival Eforie Nord 2009". Chessdom. 2009-06-30. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ (in German) Maxim Turov gewann 9. Nordhäuser Schachopen 2009-08-08
  6. ^ 25. FAAKER SEE OPEN
  7. ^ "Chennai Open 2010 International GM Tournament". FIDE. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
  8. ^ Begmatov, Jamshid (2010-04-12). "IV International Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent". ChessBase. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  9. ^ "02nd Orissa Open Grandmaster TMT". FIDE. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
  10. ^ "4th Karen Asrian Memorial". Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  11. ^ "Tigran Petrosian Victorious in Benasque Open". Chessdom. Retrieved 17 July 2011.
  12. ^ "ZMDI Schachfestival Dresden 2011 Gruppe A". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
  13. ^ "Wijk aan Zee Rd13 Aronian is sole winner!". 2012-01-29. Retrieved 29 January 2012.
  14. ^ Begmatov, Jamshid (2012-04-09). "VI Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Tashkent Open 2012". ChessBase. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  15. ^ "Oslo Chess International GM 2014 November 2014 Norway". FIDE. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
  16. ^ "Farcical end to strong women's event". Chess in Translation. 2011-03-13. Retrieved 8 January 2016.

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