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Ildar Ibragimov

Country Russia
United States (2002-2015)
Born 16 August 1967
Kazan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2637 (April 2006)

Ildar Ibragimov (Tatar: Илдар Ибраһимов, İldar İbrahimov; Russian: Ильдар Ибрагимов; born 16 August 1967) is a chess Grandmaster. He played in the bronze medal-winning USA team in the 2006 Chess Olympiad. He was ranked No. 73 in January 2006 with a rating of 2635, while his peak rating of 2637 was achieved in April 2006.

Born in Kazan, Russia, he was equal first alongside Vladimir Kramnik and Andrei Kharlov at the 1991 USSR Under-26 Championship. He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 1993. Ibragimov won the Chigorin Memorial in 1994 and the Biel Masters Open Tournament in 1997. In 2002 he started to play for the United States, where he has lived in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a co-winner of the 2004 U.S. Open and was equal third in the 2006 U.S. Chess Championship. He tied for first in the 2006 World Open. In 2015 Ibragimov returned to the Russian Chess Federation.

He is an ethnic Tatar.