Pavel Tregubov

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Pavel Tregubov
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Full namePavel Vladimirovich Tregubov
Born (1971-12-21) 21 December 1971 (age 50)
TitleGrandmaster (1994)
FIDE rating2553 (November 2022)
Peak rating2658 (July 2008)
Peak rankingNo. 56 (October 2003)

Pavel Vladimirovich Tregubov (Russian: Па́вел Влади́мирович Трегу́бов; born 21 December 1971) is a Russian chess player. He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 1994. Tregubov was European champion in 2000.

He is one of the founders of the Association of Chess Professionals (ACP),[1] for which he is currently the ACP Tour director.[2] Tregubov previously served as president,[3] treasurer[4] and board director.[5]


Tregubov won the Corsica Masters tournament in 1997.[6] In 1999 he tied for first place with Simen Agdestein and Mikhail Gurevich in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open. Tregubov won the inaugural European Individual Chess Championship in 2000 in Saint-Vincent scoring 8 points out from 11 games.[7] He is also the winner of the 4th Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup, held in 2008.[8] The following year, Tregubov competed in the FIDE World Cup, from which he was eliminated in the first round after losing to Varuzhan Akobian by 7-9. In October 2011 he tied for 3rd–15th in the open section of the 15th Corsican Circuit.[9]

Tregubov is one of the major practitioners of the Sicilian Taimanov Variation.

Personal life[edit]

In 2015 Pavel Tregubov married Alexandra Kosteniuk.[10]

Together with 43 other Russian elite chess players, Trebugov signed an open letter to Russian president Vladimir Putin, protesting against the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine and expressing solidarity with the Ukrainian people. [11][12]

Notable games[edit]


  1. ^ "ACP Board Members" (PDF). ACP. 2015.
  2. ^ Peterson, Macauley (2019-03-14). "ACP elects new, larger, governing board". Chess News. ChessBase. Retrieved 2019-04-02.
  3. ^ "First ACP World Rapid in Odessa". Chess News. 2006-10-21. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
  4. ^ "New ACP emerges with lofty goals and new events". ChessBase. 2012-03-17. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou. Individual candidate for ECU board member". Chessdom. 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
  6. ^ "Rustam Kasimdzhanov wins Corsica Masters". ChessBase. 2006-11-09. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  7. ^ Anton Gubanov. "European Men Championship, Saint Vincent, 2000". Archived from the original on 2008-07-20. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  8. ^ "4th Pivdenny Cup for Tregubov". 2008-06-02. Retrieved 2011-12-10.
  9. ^ "15th Corsican Circuit – final Anand vs Mamedyarov on Monday". ChessBase. 2011-10-31. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  10. ^ "Alexandra Kosteniuk Marries Pavel Tregubov". 2015-08-08. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  11. ^ "'Stop the war.' 44 Top Russian Players Publish Open Letter To Putin",, 3 March 2022
  12. ^ "Russian chess players ask for peace". World Chess. Retrieved 11 August 2022.

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