Karjakin, Sergey Age 27

Source: © Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#13 (active)
Russian Federation
#4 (active)
2788 - 01 Jul 2011
2757 World #19 (active)
2854 World #3 (active)
12 Jan 1990
Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Karjakin, Sergey2760Nakamura, Hikaru27811/2-1/231E10London2017
2So, Wesley2788Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/256E00London2017
3Karjakin, Sergey2760Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27890-159B96London2017
4Anand, Viswanathan2782Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/220A18London2017
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2729Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/230E35London2017
6Karjakin, Sergey2760Caruana, Fabiano27990-142B48London2017
7Aronian, Levon2805Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/233E00London2017
8Karjakin, Sergey2760Carlsen, Magnus28371/2-1/230C50London2017
9Adams, Michael2715Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/230A15London2017
10Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2417Karjakin, Sergey28890-141E32Medias2017
11Deac, Bogdan Daniel2566Karjakin, Sergey27600-150E32Medias2017
12Karjakin, Sergey2889Wei, Yi27241/2-1/230C24Medias2017
13Karjakin, Sergey2889Ivanchuk, Vassily27671-030B90Medias2017
14Wei, Yi2724Karjakin, Sergey28890-162A01Medias2017
15Karjakin, Sergey2889Deac, Bogdan-Daniel24171-038C53Medias2017
16Ivanchuk, Vassily2767Karjakin, Sergey28891-055E15Medias2017
17Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2417Karjakin, Sergey28890-125E00Medias2017
18Karjakin, Sergey2889Wei, Yi27240-141A06Medias2017
19Karjakin, Sergey2889Ivanchuk, Vassily27670-153A05Medias2017
20Wei, Yi2724Karjakin, Sergey28890-147A06Medias2017
21Karjakin, Sergey2889Deac, Bogdan-Daniel24171-034C88Medias2017
22Ivanchuk, Vassily2767Karjakin, Sergey28891-045E10Medias2017
23Karjakin, Sergey2763Deac, Bogdan-Daniel25051-033C50Medias2017
24Wei, Yi2669Karjakin, Sergey27631-061E20Medias2017
25Ivanchuk, Vassily2799Karjakin, Sergey27631-047E10Medias2017
26Karjakin, Sergey2763Wei, Yi26691-049A45Medias2017
27Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2505Karjakin, Sergey27630-159B51Medias2017
28Karjakin, Sergey2763Ivanchuk, Vassily27991/2-1/224B90Medias2017
29Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/255B32chess.com INT2017
30Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-136D90chess.com INT2017
31Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/250B07chess.com INT2017
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27831-038C22chess.com INT2017
33Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27510-170A04chess.com INT2017
34Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-158B21chess.com INT2017
35Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-042A04chess.com INT2017
36Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27831-043C22chess.com INT2017
37Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-027A89chess.com INT2017
38Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511/2-1/236A48chess.com INT2017
39Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-131C44chess.com INT2017
40Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-059B35chess.com INT2017
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27831/2-1/226A28chess.com INT2017
42Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-039A48chess.com INT2017
43Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27831/2-1/235A28chess.com INT2017
44Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27510-150A45chess.com INT2017
45Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27831/2-1/243A28chess.com INT2017
46Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-124C45chess.com INT2017
47Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-062A89chess.com INT2017
48Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-136C50chess.com INT2017
49Karjakin, Sergey2783Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-032A48chess.com INT2017
50Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Karjakin, Sergey27830-150A22chess.com INT2017