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Alexander Riazantsev

Alexander Riazantsev, 2015
Full name Alexander Riazantsev
Country Russia
Born September 12, 1985
Title Grandmaster (2001)
Peak rating 2720 (July 2012)

Alexander Riazantsev (born September 12, 1985) is a Russian chess player and International Grandmaster.

In 1997, he won the World Chess U12 Championship in Cannes, France. In 2006, he came first in the Moscow championship. In 2010, he tied for 1st-7th with Vitali Golod, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Leonid Kritz, Sébastien Feller, Christian Bauer, Sébastien Mazé in the 43rd Biel Chess Festival and won the event on tie-break after all scored 8/11.

In September 2011, Riazantsev was appointed Russian national team coach.