Ian Nepomniachtchi

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Ian Nepomniachtchi
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Full name Ian Nepomniachtchi
Country  Russia
Born

Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2703
(#42 on the January 2013 FIDE ratings list)
Peak rating 2735 (January 2012)

Ian Nepomniachtchi [1] (born 14 July 1990) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former Russian chess champion.

He won the European Youth Chess Championship three times, in 2000 in the U10 class and in 2001 and 2002 in the U12 class. In 2002 he also won the World Youth Chess Championship in the U12 class. By winning the Aeroflot Open in Moscow in February 2008, he qualified for the 2008 Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting. In 2010, in Rijeka, he won the European Individual Chess Championship with 9/11.[2] In the same year, in Moscow, he won the Russian Chess Championship; he defeated Sergey Karjakin in a playoff. [3]

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