Mikhail Antipov in 2012
|Full name||Mikhail Aleksandrovich Antipov|
10 June 1997|
|FIDE rating||2593 (September 2018)|
|Peak rating||2616 (March 2018)|
At the age of 15, Antipov was awarded the title of Master of Sports of Russia. He earned his first grandmaster norm when he won the First Saturday tournament in December 2011, his second grandmaster norm at the international tournament in Sarajevo in May 2012 and achieved his third grandmaster norm at Riga Technical University Open in August 2013, where he shared third place.
Antipov was officially awarded his grandmaster title in October 2013, which at the age of 16, made him the youngest grandmaster in Russia at the time. In 2014, he was a bronze medalist in the Spain chess team championship. In 2015, Antipov won the under-20 World Junior Chess Championship, which was held in Khanty-Mansiysk.