Mikhail Antipov

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Mikhail Antipov
Mikhail Antipov 2012.jpg
Mikhail Antipov in 2012
Full name Mikhail Aleksandrovich Antipov
Country Russia
Born (1997-06-10) 10 June 1997 (age 21)
Moscow, Russia
Title Grandmaster (2013)
FIDE rating 2593 (September 2018)
Peak rating 2616 (March 2018)

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Antipov (Russian: Михаил Александрович Антипов; born 10 June 1997) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

Chess career[edit]

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.[1]

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.[2]

He qualified for the Chess World Cup 2017, where he was eliminated in the first round by Evgeny Tomashevsky.

Personal life[edit]

Antipov studies at the Russian State University for the Humanities.[citation needed]


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