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Kaido Külaots

Full name Kaido Külaots
Country Estonia
Born February 28, 1976
Title Grandmaster

Kaido Külaots (born February 28, 1976) is an Estonian chess Grandmaster (2001).

He won Estonian Chess Championship in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014 and played for Estonia in the Chess Olympiads of 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010.

He tied for 1st-2nd with Evgeny Alekseev at Kharkiv 2003 and with Vladislav Nevednichy at Paks 2003, tied for 1st-6th with Evgeniy Najer, Artyom Timofeev, Zoltan Gyimesi, Sergey Grigoriants and Oleg Korneev at the Cappelle-la-Grande Open 2004, tied for 1st-2nd with Artjom Smirnov at the Paul Keres Chess Festival in Tallinn 2004, came 2nd behind Sergei Tiviakov and ahead of Oleg Korneev at the Gausdal Classics 2005, came 1st at the Heart of Finland Open in Jyvaeskylae 2008, tied for 1st-3rd with Robert Ruck and Gabor Papp at the 1st Gedeon Barcza Memorial 2008, tied for 3rd-6th with Sarunas Sulskis, Tiger Hillarp Persson and Hans Tikkanen at Borup 2010 and won the 1st Festival Yvette 2010.