Aleksandr Volodin (chess player)

Aleksandr Volodin (born 10 December 1990) is an Estonian chess grandmaster (2011), Estonian Chess Championship winner (2019).

Aleksandr Volodin
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Aleksandr Volodin in 2008
Born (1990-12-10) 10 December 1990 (age 30)
Kohtla-Järve, Estonia
FIDE rating2457 (March 2021)
Peak rating2523 (July 2011)

Chess careerEdit

From 2000 to 2010 Aleksandr Volodin repeatedly represented Estonia at the European Youth Chess Championship and World Youth Chess Championship in various age categories. His best result - 7th place in European Junior Championships U16 in 2006.[1] In 2008 and 2010 he won the Estonian Youth Chess Championship. Aleksandr Volodin has competed many times in the individual Estonian Chess Championship finals, winning the gold (2019),[2] silver (2009) and bronze (2006) medals.

In 2006, Aleksandr Volodin shared 1st place in an International Chess Tournament in Saint Petersburg. In 2009 he finished 2nd in the Salongernas IM International Chess Tournament in Stockholm.

Aleksandr Volodin played for Estonia in Chess Olympiads:[3]

Aleksandr Volodin played for Estonia in the European Team Chess Championship:

  • In 2019, at second board in the 22nd European Team Chess Championship in Batumi (+3, =2, -3).[6]

In 2008, he was awarded the FIDE International Master (IM) title and received the FIDE Grandmaster (GM) title three years later.


  1. ^ "The future of chess in Herceg Novi". Chess News. September 22, 2006.
  2. ^ "Chess-Results Server - EESTI MEESTE JA NAISTE MV MALES (sh U20 Eesti noormeeste ja neidude MV)".
  3. ^ "OlimpBase :: Men's Chess Olympiads :: Aleksander Volodin".
  4. ^ "Chess-Results Server - 42nd Olympiad Baku 2016 Open".
  5. ^ "Chess-Results Server - 43rd Olympiad Batumi 2018 Open".
  6. ^ "22nd European Team Chess Championship 2019 Open".

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