at Liverpool, 2008
|Full name||Sergei Tiviakov|
|Country|| Soviet Union
14 February 1973 |
Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|FIDE rating||2590 (July 2016)|
|Peak rating||2699 (October 2005)|
Tiviakov won the Politiken Cup in Helsingør, Denmark in July 2008 edging out on tiebreak points Vladimir Malakhov, Yuriy Kuzubov, Peter Heine Nielsen, Boris Savchenko and Jonny Hector, after all six players finished on 8/10 points. In 2009 he won the 13th Unive Tournament in Hoogeveen. In 2011 he came first in the Fagernes Chess Festival, in the 5th Leiden Chess Tournament and in the First Panama Chess Open. In 2015 Tiviakov won the 24th Paul Keres Memorial Rapid Tournament in Tallinn.
His first Olympiad appearance was for Russia at the Moscow event in 1994, when he took home a gold medal in celebration of the team's winning performance. He played for the Dutch team at each of the events held from 2000–2006, with an overall record of +14 −2 =33 (62.2%).
At the European Team Chess Championships, he has earned three gold medals (two team and one individual) for his contribution to the successful Dutch teams of 2001 (León) and 2005 (Gothenburg). At León, he registered a 77.8% score.
Results Timeline for Chess World Cup
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- "Plovdiv: Tiviakov, Lahno win European Individual Championships". ChessBase. 2008-05-03. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
- Crowther, Mark (2009-10-25). "TWIC: 13th Unive Tournament 2009". London Chess Centre. Retrieved 1 June 2010.
- "First Fagernes Chess Festival – Chess in the fjords". ChessBase.com. 2011-04-28. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- "Tiviakov wins 5th Leiden Chess Tournament". ChessBase.com. 2011-07-18. Retrieved 18 July 2011.
- "Tiviakov wins First Panama Chess Open". ChessBase.com. 2011-11-09. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
- "GM Sergey Tiviakov wins 24th Rapid Tournament “Paul Keres Memorial” 2015". Chessdom. 2013-01-13. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- Bartelski, Wojciech. "Men's Chess Olympiads: Sergei Tiviakov". OlimpBase. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
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