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Alexei Fedorov

Country Soviet Union
Born September 27, 1972
Mogilev, USSR
Title Grandmaster (1995)
Peak rating 2684
(No. 14 on the January 2000 FIDE ratings list)

Alexei Fedorov (Russian: Алексей Фёдоров, Aleksey Fyodorov, Belarusian: Аляксей Фёдараў, Aliaksey Fyodarau; born 27 September 1972, Mogilev) is a chess grandmaster. Until 1992 he played for the Soviet Union, then briefly for Russia and from 1993 for the Belarusian Chess Federation.

Fedorov became an International Master in 1992 and a Grandmaster in 1996. He won the Belarusian Chess Championship in 1993, 1995, 2005 and 2008 and participated in seven Chess Olympiads with a performance of 54.3% (+22=32-16). He took part in the FIDE world Chess Championship in 1999, 2000 and 2002. In 1999 he was knocked out in the fourth round, while in 2000 and 2002 he was knocked out in the first round.

Fedorov is considered to be an opening specialist on the King's Gambit and the Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation.

Selected tournament results