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Evgeny Alekseev - chess player

Full name Евгений Владимирович Алексеев
Country Russia
Born November 28, 1985
Pushkin, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2725 (September 2009)

Evgeny Vladimirovich Alekseev (born November 28, 1985 in Pushkin) is a Russian chess grandmaster (2001). In 2006 he won the Russian Chess Championship, defeating Dmitry Jakovenko in a playoff match. By winning the 2007 Aeroflot Open in Moscow, Alekseev qualified for the 2007 Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting, where he shared second place - behind World Champion Vladimir Kramnik - with Viswanathan Anand and Péter Lékó.

In 2008 Alekseev won the 41st Biel Chess Festival after a playoff with Leinier Dominguez. In the European Individual Chess Championship of 2013 he tied for first with 8/11 points and edged out on tiebreak Evgeny Romanov, Alexander G Beliavsky, Constantin Lupulescu, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Sergei Movsesian, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexey Dreev and Hrant Melkumyan to place second behind the winner Alexander Moiseenko.

Preceded by
Sergei Rublevsky
Russian Chess Champion
Succeeded by
Alexander Morozevich