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Oleg Anatolyevich Korneev (Russian: Олег Анатольевич Корнеев; born 25 July 1969) is a Russian-born chess player, who now represents Spain.[2] He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1995.

Oleg Korneev
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November 2012
CountrySoviet Union
Russia
Spain
Born (1969-07-25) 25 July 1969 (age 49)
TitleInternational Master (1991)
Grandmaster (1995)
FIDE rating2527 (June 2019)
Peak rating2671 (April 2006)
Peak rankingNo. 35 (April 2006)[1]

Chess careerEdit

Korneev was not a child prodigy; he finished in the lower half of the 1987 Moscow Central Chess Club Championship at the age of 18,[3] and his first published FIDE rating in January 1988 was 2280.[4]

In 2004, Korneev tied for 1st–6th with Evgeniy Najer, Artyom Timofeev, Kaido Külaots, Sergey Grigoriants and Zoltan Gyimesi in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open.[5] In 2013 he tied for 1st–11th with Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Kokarev, Alexander Areshchenko, Denis Khismatullin, Maxim Matlakov, Dragan Solak, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Sanan Sjugirov, Ivan Bukavshin and Ildar Khairullin in the Chigorin Memorial in St Petersburg.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Korneev, Oleg". benoni.de.
  2. ^ "Transfers in 2012". FIDE.
  3. ^ "Championship of Central Chess Club- Moscow 1987". Rusbase.
  4. ^ "Korneev, Oleg". OlimpBase.
  5. ^ "Cappelle La Grande". Chess.GR. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  6. ^ Crowther, Mark (2013-10-05). "Chigorin Memorial 2013". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 1 October 2014.