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Vladimir Fedoseev

Vladimir Fedoseev at the European Rapid Chess Championship, 2012
Country Russia
Born February 16, 1995
Title Grandmaster (2011)
Peak rating 2684 (February 2015)

Vladimir Fedoseev (Russian: Владимир Федосеев; born February 16, 1995) is a Russian chess grandmaster. He was the runner-up in the 2011 U18 World Youth Chess Championship and bronze medalist in the 2014 World Junior Chess Championship.


In 2010, he placed equal second, seventh on tiebreak in the Chigorin Memorial.

In 2011, Fedoseev won the Under 18 Russian Championship and took part for the first time in the Higher League of the Russian Chess Championship in Taganrog, in which he placed equal fourth, twelfth on tiebreak scoring 7/11. In that year he also helped the Russian team to win gold at the U16 Chess Olympiad in Kocaeli scoring 7/9. This result earned him also the silver medal on second board.

In 2013, Fedoseev won the Under 18 European Youth Chess Championship in all time controls (classical, rapid, blitz).

He won bronze at the 2014 European Individual Chess Championship in Yerevan, therefore qualifying for the Chess World Cup 2015. In August of the same year, he finished third in the "Lake Sevan" round-robin tournament in Martuni, Armenia. In December 2014, he took part in the "Nutcracker Match of the Generations" between Princes (made up of Vladislav Artemiev, Daniil Dubov, Vladimir Fedoseev, Grigoriy Oparin) and Kings (Alexei Dreev, Peter Leko, Alexander Morozevich, Alexei Shirov) teams, held in Moscow with the Scheveningen system. Fedoseev was the top scorer of the event with 11/16.

In January 2015, he won the Vladimir Dvorkovich Memorial in Taganrog. In April of that year, he placed equal first, third on tiebreak in the Dubai Open with 7/9 and won the blitz tournament with 10/11.