Vladimir Fedoseev is a Russian Chess Grandmaster born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on February 16, 1995. Fedoseev was awarded the title of Grandmaster (2011), International Master (2010), and FIDE Master (2008). As of December 2022, his FIDE rating was 2688, while his Peak rating was 2733 as of October 2017.
In 2011, Fedoseev placed second at the same level at the World Youth Chess Championship and won the u18 category of the Russian Youth Championships. In the same year, he competed for the Russian team that won the World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad in Kocaeli, Turkey. Fedoseev finished second after playoffs in the Paul Keres Memorial fast tournament in Tallinn in 2012 when he shared the first spot with Alexei Shirov. He won the u18 category of the 2013 European Youth Chess Championship and the under-18 blitz and fast tournaments in Budva, Montenegro.
Fedoseev qualified for the 2015 FIDE World Cup by winning the bronze medal at the 2014 European Individual Chess Tournament in Yerevan. Later the same year, he placed third in the World Junior Chess Championship and the “Lake Sevan” round-robin event in Martuni, Armenia.
Fedoseev won the Aeroflot Open in March 2017. Due to his success, he was granted entry to the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting, which took place in July of that same year. He defeated Vladimir Kramnik in the first round of this competition and ultimately came in second, losing to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a deciding set.
Fedoseev placed seventh on a deciding set in the 2010 Chigorin Memorial competition after tying for 2nd spot.