Karjakin, Sergey Age 30


Source: © Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2752.0
FIDE Rating
2752
World
#17 (active)
Russian Federation
#4 (active)
FIDE Peak
2788 - 01 Jul 2011
Rapid
2709 World #33 (active)
Blitz
2765 World #15 (active)
Born
12 Jan 1990
Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
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In 2002, Sergei Alexandrovich Karjakin gained the grandmaster title at the age of 12 years and 7 months, which still stands as the youngest age at which a person has gained that title.

Winner of the World U12 Championship 2001, the World Cup 2015 and the Candidates Tournament of 2016. He will now challenge Magnus Carlsen for the World Championship in November 2016.

Most significant tournament wins include Corus B in 2005, the category XVIII Petr Izmailov Memorial Tournament in 2006, Corus 2009, the Karpov Poikovsky tournament in 2010 and Norway Chess in Stavanger in 2013 & 2014.

Represented Ukraine at the three Olympiads between 2004 and 2008 winning team and individual gold in 2004. Also played for Ukraine at the U16 Olympiad in 2002, winning team and individual silver.

Represented Russia at three Olympiads from 2010 to 2014, winning team silver in 2010 and 2012, individual gold in 2010 and individual bronze in 2012.

Won individual gold with Ukraine at the 2005 World Team Championship, team gold with Russia at the 2013 World Team Championship and individual silver and bronze at the 2013 and 2015 World Team Championships.

At the European Team Championships, won individual bronze playing for Ukraine in 2007 and individual silver playing for Russia in 2011.

First played in the European Club Cup as a twelve year old in 2002 and as of the end of the 2015 season, has won two individual gold medals (2005 & 2015), one team silver (2013) and four team bronzes (2005, 2007, 2008 & 2014).

Also played in the Russian Premier League since 2006 except in 2009, 2011 and 2015, winning four team golds (2007, 2010, 2012 & 2014), one team silver (2013), two individual golds (2010 & 2012) and one individual silver (2007).



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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Karjakin, Sergey2752Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son26411-059C53chess.com INT2020
2Zhigalko, S.2572Karjakin, Sergey27520-132C88chess.com INT2020
3Karjakin, Sergey2752Bortnyk, Olexandr25981-039B04chess.com INT2020
4Sanal, V.2581Karjakin, Sergey27520-155C85chess.com INT2020
5Karjakin, Sergey2752Korobov, A.26870-130A45chess.com INT2020
6Jumabayev, R.2654Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/216E10chess.com INT2020
7Karjakin, Sergey2752Sorokin, Aleksey25211-037A45chess.com INT2020
8Gordievsky, D.2559Karjakin, Sergey27520-149E49chess.com INT2020
9Karjakin, Sergey2752Salinas Herrera, P.25141-052D00chess.com INT2020
10Petkov, Momchil2366Karjakin, Sergey27520-148A45chess.com INT2020
11Karjakin, Sergey2752Vlassov, N.23521-034A01chess.com INT2020
12Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27570-154A01chess.com INT2020
13Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521-032A09chess.com INT2020
14Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27570-147B90chess.com INT2020
15Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521-039A13chess.com INT2020
16Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27570-129B90chess.com INT2020
17Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/289D45chess.com INT2020
18Karjakin, Sergey2752Vidit, S.27260-132B51chess.com INT2020
19Jobava, Ba2603Karjakin, Sergey27520-128A01chess.com INT2020
20Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521-037A09chess.com INT2020
21Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27571/2-1/249B97chess.com INT2020
22Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521-020A13chess.com INT2020
23Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27571-058C47chess.com INT2020
24Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/230D55chess.com INT2020
25Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27570-143C42chess.com INT2020
26Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/256C67chess.com INT2020
27Karjakin, Sergey2752Duda, J.27571-062B90chess.com INT2020
28Duda, J.2757Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/267C53chess.com INT2020
29Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27520-151E20chess.com INT2020
30Karjakin, Sergey2752Vidit, S.27261-041B67chess.com INT2020
31Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27521-042E20chess.com INT2020
32Karjakin, Sergey2752Vidit, S.27260-135B67chess.com INT2020
33Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27520-141C50chess.com INT2020
34Karjakin, Sergey2752Vidit, S.27261-055B67chess.com INT2020
35Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27520-133E20chess.com INT2020
36Karjakin, Sergey2752Vidit, S.27261-048C67chess.com INT2020
37Vidit, S.2726Karjakin, Sergey27520-147D37chess.com INT2020
38Karjakin, Sergey2752Jobava, Ba26031-060B10chess.com INT2020
39Jobava, Ba2603Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/267A01chess.com INT2020
40Karjakin, Sergey2752Jobava, Ba26031-039B10chess.com INT2020
41Jobava, Ba2603Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/255C44chess.com INT2020
42Karjakin, Sergey2752Jobava, Ba26031-031B10chess.com INT2020
43Jobava, Ba2603Karjakin, Sergey27521-041C44chess.com INT2020
44Karjakin, Sergey2752Jobava, Ba26031-019B10chess.com INT2020
45Jobava, Ba2603Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/240D37chess.com INT2020
46Karjakin, Sergey2752Jobava, Ba26031-039B40chess.com INT2020
47Karjakin, Sergey2752Naroditsky, D.26211-039C72chess.com INT2020
48Naroditsky, D.2621Karjakin, Sergey27520-161C46chess.com INT2020
49Karjakin, Sergey2752Naroditsky, D.26211-031C62chess.com INT2020
50Naroditsky, D.2621Karjakin, Sergey27521/2-1/229A45chess.com INT2020