Alekseev at Chess World Cup 2013
|Full name||Евгений Владимирович Алексеев|
|Born|| November 28, 1985
Pushkin, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|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.
|Russian Chess Champion