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Alexander Graf

Country Uzbekistan
Born August 25, 1962
Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2661 (July 2004)

Alexander Graf (born Alexander Nenashev, 25 August 1962 in Tashkent) is an Uzbekistani-German chess grandmaster.

He won the Uzbekistani Chess Championship in 1989. In 1996 Nenashev won the Cappelle-la-Grande Open. In 2000 he took German citizenship. In the same year he won the 2nd Dubai Open and the 4th Offene Internationale Bayerische Schach Meisterschaft ("Open International Bavarian Chess Championship") in Bad Wiessee. In 2001 he took his father's surname 'Graf' and started to represent Germany. Graf won the bronze medal in the 2003 European Individual Chess Championship. In 2004 he won the German Chess Championship. Graf won at Bad Wiessee for the second time in his career in 2011.