Vladimir Baklan

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Vladimir Baklan
Country Ukraine
Born (1978-02-25) 25 February 1978 (age 41)
Soviet Union
FIDE rating2592 (October 2019)
Peak rating2655 (November 2009)

Vladimir Baklan (Ukrainian: Володимир Баклан; 25 February 1978, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster. In 2000 he won with the Ukrainian team a gold medal in the 34th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul.[1] He was a member of the gold medal-winning Ukrainian team at the 2001 World Team Chess Championship.[2]

He won the Ukrainian Chess Championship twice, in 1997 and 1998. Among other victories, he won the Dutch Open Blitz chess Championship (2005),[3] the Essent Open (2005)[4] and the 7th Memorial Narciso Yepes (2006).[5] He tied for first with Sergey Zagrebelny, Aleksander Delchev and Adam Horvath in Balaguer 2005.[6] In 2011, he tied for 1st-6th with Ivan Sokolov, Yuriy Kuzubov, Kamil Miton, Jon Ludvig Hammer and Illya Nyzhnyk in the MP Reykjavik Open.[7]

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  1. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "34th Chess Olympiad: Istanbul 2000". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  2. ^ Bartelski, Wojciech. "World Men's Team Chess Championship's Overall Statistics". OlimpBase. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  3. ^ Crowther, Mark (2005-02-21). "Dutch Open Blitzchess Championship". London Chess Center. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  4. ^ "Harikrishna wins Essent Crown Group". ChessBase. 2005-11-02. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  5. ^ "Baklan gana el open de Lorca" (in Spanish). Ajedrez-de-Estilo.com. 2006-06-29. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  6. ^ "Tournament report October 2005: X Ciutat de Balaguer". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 24 November 2009.
  7. ^ "Reykjavík Open – six players win with 7.0-9 points". ChessBase. 2011-03-17. Retrieved 17 March 2011.

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