Alexander Grischuk

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Alexander Grischuk
Full nameAlexander Igorevich Grischuk
Country Russia
FIDE rating2777
(#6 in the April 2014 FIDE ratings list)
Peak rating2786 (October 2013)

Alexander Grischuk (born Moscow, 31 October 1983) is a chess grandmaster, one of the top Russian players.

In the FIDE World Chess Championship 2000 he made it to the semi finals. In the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004 he made it to the quarter finals, where he lost 3–1 to Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

Grischuk is also one of the best blitz chess players in the world, having once held the record for highest rating achieved on the Internet Chess Club. In 2006 he won the World Blitz Championship in Israel.[1]

Grischuk is married to the Ukrainian WGM Natalia Zhukova. [2]

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  1. "Grischuk wins FIDE World Blitz Championship". 12 September 2006. Retrieved 2021-02-02.
  2. "Chess players and their spouses". Archived from the original on 2019-04-27. Retrieved 2021-02-02.

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