Alexey Sarana

Alexey Vasilyevich Sarana (Russian: Алексей Васильевич Сарана; born 26 January 2000) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

Alexey Sarana
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Karlsruhe 2019
Full nameAlexey Sarana
CountryRussia
Born26 January 2000 (2000-01-26) (age 20)
Moscow, Russia
TitleGrandmaster (2017)
FIDE rating2649 (January 2021)
Peak rating2664 (November 2019)

Chess careerEdit

Born in 2000, Sarana earned his international master title in 2016[1] and his grandmaster title in 2017.[2] In February 2018, he participated in the Aeroflot Open. He finished forty-ninth out of ninety-two,[3] scoring 4½/9 (+1–1=7).[4] In March 2018, he competed in the European Individual Chess Championship. He placed twenty-second,[5] scoring 7½/11 (+4–0=7).[6]In July 2019, Sarana won the Russian Championship Higher League with a score of 6½/9 (+4–0=5), qualifying for the Superfinals of 71st Russian men's Chess championship[7]. In the Superfinal, he finished 9th with a score of 5/11(+1-2=8).[8]

In 2019, Sarana shared first place with Alexandr Predke in the Russian Championship Higher League (second on tiebreak) with a score of 6½/9 (+4–0=5). With this result he qualified for the Superfinals of the Russian men's Chess championship for the second year in a row.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 4th quarter Presidential Board Meeting 2015 FIDE
  2. ^ Title Applications approved by the Presidential Board by written resolution FIDE
  3. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 February 2018). "Aeroflot Open 2018 A". Chess Results.
  4. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 February 2018). "Aeroflot Open 2018 A: Sarana Alexey". Chess Results.
  5. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 March 2018). "European Individual Chess Championship 2018". Chess Results.
  6. ^ Staff writer(s) (28 March 2018). "European Individual Chess Championship 2018: Sarana Alexey". Chess Results.
  7. ^ Solomatin (Marignon), Yury. "Who Is Alexey Sarana (18), Winner Of The Russian Higher League?". Chess.com. Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  8. ^ "Sarana, Alexey October 2018 FIDE Individual Chess Calculations". ratings.fide.com. Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  9. ^ "Russian Championships Higher League Finishes in Yaroslavl". Российская Шахматная Федерация (in Russian). Retrieved 2019-07-31.

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