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Anton Filippov

Full name Антон Филиппов
Country Uzbekistan
Born December 6, 1986
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2652 (November 2012)

Anton Filippov (born 6 December 1986) is an Uzbekistani chess Grandmaster (2008).

In 2007 he tied for 1st-3rd with Vladimir Egin and Timur Gareev in the Uzbekistani Chess Championship. In 2008 he won the first Kuala Lumpur Open Championship and tied for 4-8th with Tamaz Gelashvili, Constantin Lupulescu, Nidjat Mamedov and Alexander Zubarev in the Open Romgaz Tournament in Bucharest 2008. In 2009, he won the fourth President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Cup in Manila, tied for second with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the fourth Kolkata Open, tied for 3rd-8th with Vadim Malakhatko, Elshan Moradiabadi, Merab Gagunashvili, Alexander Shabalov and Niaz Murshed in the Ravana Challenge Tournament in Colombo. In 2010 he tied for 3rd-6th with Ding Liren, Zhou Jianchao and Merab Gagunashvili in the first Florencio Campomanes Memorial in Manila and came first in the First Safin Memorial in Tashkent. In 2011, he tied for 1st-3rd with Tigran L. Petrosian and Marat Dzhumaev in the Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent.

Filippov played for Uzbekistan in the Chess Olympiads of 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2012. He qualified for the Chess World Cup 2009 and was knocked out by Surya Shekhar Ganguly in the first round. Filippov recorded his career best performance of 2820 at the Istanbul Olympiad in 2012. In the March 2013 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2652, making him Uzbekistan's number two player and number 97 in the world.