Vladimir Malakhov

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Vladimir Malakhov
Vladimir Malakhov.jpg
Full nameВладимир Малахов
Country Russia

FIDE rating2725
(#20 in the September 2010 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating2732 (July 2010)

Vladimir Malakhov (born 27 November 1980) is a chess grandmaster from Russia.

He was a member of the gold-medal-winning Russian team at the 2009 World Team Chess Championship in Bursa.[1]

Malakhov's career choices are interesting. Qualified as a nuclear physicist, he used to be an amateur chess player. Now he's a professional chess player who works part-time as a nuclear physicist.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Crawley, Gavin (2010-01-13). "Bursa: Russia wins Gold, USA Silver, India Bronze". ChessBase. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
  2. Vladimir Malakhov: chess player, nuclear physicist; interview, 2010