Nikita Vitiugov

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Nikita Vitiugov
Country  Russia
February 4, 1987 (1987-02-04) (age 27)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2729
(#22 in the November 2011 FIDE rating list)
Peak rating 2733 (May 2011)

Nikita Kirillovich Vitiugov [1] born 4 February 1987, Saint Petersburg, is a Russian chess grandmaster.

Vitiugov came second in the 2006 World Junior Chess Championship.[2][3][4] He was a member of the gold medal-winning Russian team at the World Team Chess Championship 2009 in Bursa.[5] In 2011, he tied for 1st-3rd with Evgeny Tomashevsky and Le Quang Liem in the Aeroflot Open.[6]

On the May 2011 FIDE rating system, he had a rating of 2733, but has recently slipped out of the top 20.

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