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Vladislav Artemiev

Full name Владислав Михайлович Артемьев
Country Russia
Born 5 March 1998
Omsk, Russia
Title Grandmaster (2014)
Peak rating 2676 (November 2015)

Vladislav Mikhailovich Artemiev (Russian: Владислав Михайлович Артемьев; born 5 March 1998 in Omsk) is a Russian chess grandmaster and a chess prodigy.

Chess career

Artemiev won the bronze medal in the European Under-14 championship of 2011.

He won twice the World's Youth Stars - Vanya Somov Memorial, a round-robin tournament for juniors in Kirishi, in 2012 and 2013. In 2013 he also won the Russian junior (Under-20) championship.

Artemiev played for the Russian team at the Under-16 Chess Olympiads of 2012 and 2013. At the 2012 event he helped his team to win the gold medal and also won the individual silver medal for his performance on board three. In the following year he won the team silver and the individual gold for the best performance on board one (2580).

In 2014 he won the Andranik Margaryan Memorial in Armenia and the Moscow Open F Group (Student Grandmaster Cup), a category 12 round-robin tournament, with a score of 8/9 points (+7=2-0) for a performance rating of 2869.

In March 2015, Artemiev won the 9th Georgy Agzamov Memorial in Tashkent on tiebreak over Vladislav Tkachiev. In July 2015, he won the Russian Championship Higher League and qualified for the Russian Championship Superfinal, where he scored 5.5/11. At the Chess World Cup 2015 he knocked out Surya Shekhar Ganguly in round one to reach the second round, where he lost to Radoslaw Wojtaszek, thus exiting the competition.

Notable games