Vladislav Artemiev is a Chess Grandmaster from Russia with Elo ratings exceeding 2700 from FIDE, making him one of the best Russian chess players of all time and one of the few players on the list of chess Super Grandmasters.
Full Name: Vladislav Artemiev
Title: Grandmaster (2014)
International Master (2012)
FIDE Master (2010)
Place of birth: Omsk, Russia
Born: March 5, 1998
World ranking: 33
Vladislav Artemiev was born on March 5, 1993 in Elista, Russia. The 2019 European victor and former chess mastermind in a past interview acknowledged how his father played an important role in his training and equipping him with chess skills. Vladislav began playing in the category of state champion straight away and progressed. He earned the title of Grandmaster in 2014, the International Master title in 2012, and the FIDE Master title in 2010.
Vladislav while aged seven began competing in chess. Within a short time, he ranked among the best juniors within his age group and started clinching awards in both Russian and European Tournaments. Firstly, in 2011, Vladislav while competing in the Under-14 category bagged a bronze medal in the European Youth Chess Tournament. In 2012 and 2013, Vladislav triumphed in the Globe’s Youth Stars-Vanya Somov Memorial, a round-robin championship for youths in Kirishi. In addition, he clinched the Russian Junior Tournament in 2013.
The U16 World Youth Chess Olympiads of 2012 & 2013 attracted Vladislav and he joined the rest of the Russian squad in the competition. They did exemplarily well and Vladislav assisted the squad in clinching a gold medal and additionally winning a solo silver medal. Also, he bagged a gold medal for outstanding results on the first board. A year later, in Armenia, Vladislav clinched the Andranik Margaryan Memorial and Moscow Open F Group- a Student Grandmaster Cup, a division 12 round-robin Championship earning 8 points out of 9 games for a performance rating of 2869.
Furthermore, Vladislav secured the 9th Georgy Agzamov Memorial at Tashkent in March 2015 on deciding set against Vladislav Tkachiev. A month later, Vladislav triumphed at the Russian Championship Higher League hence advancing to the Russian Championships grand finale. In that later tournament, Vladislav attained 5.5 points out of 11 games. In the 2015 Chess World Cup, Vladislav trounced Surya Shekhar Ganguly in the initial cycle before being knocked out in the following round by Radoslaw Wojtaszek. In the Lake Sevan tournament held in Martuni, Armenia in 2016, Vladislav tied for the 1st spot with Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, coming 2nd on the deciding set and coming second in the World Junior Chess Tournament. Furthermore, Vladislav clinched the Russian Blitz Chess Tournament in October 2016 scoring 18 points out of 22, surpassing his competitors Dmitry Andreikin and Alexander Morozevich with 2.5 points.
Moreover, Vladislav took part in the 2017 Chess World Cup and trounced Benjamin Bok and Teimour Radjabov in the first and second rounds respectively, after which he was eliminated by Daniil Dubov in the 3rd round. In October 2017, Vladislav clinched the Russian Blitz Tournament for the second time with a score of 15.5 points out of 20 games. In December that year, at Skopje, Vladislav clinched the European Blitz Tournament having scored 18.5 points out of 22 games and being above the runner-up, Ivan Cheparinov by one and a half points. At the start of 2019, Vladislav emerged victorious in the Gibraltar Masters with a score of 8.5 points out of 10 games. In the World Team Chess Tournament in March 2019, Vladislav played for Russia with a score of 6.5 points out of 8 games helping Russia win gold. Vladislav clinched the European Individual Tournament in Skopje towards the end of that month eliminating Nils Grandelius on a tiebreak.
Besides, Vladislav earned a victory in the 2021 Online Katara International Bullets Chess tournament. He further competed in the 2021 Champions Chess Tour, advancing to the last round of the Goldmoney Asian Rapid tournament. Nonetheless, Vladislav was defeated by Levon Aronian in the grand finale losing 2-0, hence coming 2nd. Also, at the Aimchess US Rapid tournament, of the 2021 Champions Chess Tour, Vladislav finished second behind the globe’s victor Magnus Carlsen.
- Attained victory at the Gibraltar Masters and European Individual Tournament.
- Assisted Russia in bagging a gold medal in the World Team Chess Tournament in 2019.
- Runner-up at the World Rapid Tournament in 2019
- Clinched the top spot at the Omsk Tournament Open Final in Russia which increased his ratings to 2136 in 2009
- Earned bronze medal at the U14 category of the European Youth Chess tournament.
- Emerged victorious in the 2014 Men’s Student Grandmaster Cup at the Moscow Open.
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