Igorevich Grischuk Alexander is among the best chess players globally. Building his chess career from a very tender age, Alexander has mastered the craft and has emerged victorious in several tournaments since his childhood. This article looks at his biography, age, and place of birth, career moves (pun intended), and details on his background.
Igorevich Grischuk Alexander Age and Place of Birth
He was born in 1983 and celebrates his birthday on Halloween, 31st October. Alexander hails from Moscow where he was raised and has spent most of his life.
Igorevich Grischuk Alexander Education Background
Alexander’s Chess career began when he was a young boy still in elementary school and began participating in tournaments before he was even ten years old.
Igorevich Grischuk Alexander Career Journey
Grichuk kicked off in 1996 attending tournaments and championships set up in his home country before he began competing externally. He continued participating consistently and honing his skill to become a force to reckon with on the board. His first World Chess Championship had him participate showing top Chess skills and then proceeded to the semis at the age of seventeen in the year 2000. As a result of his performance at the WCC, the FIDE saw it fit to award him the prestigious title he holds to date, of Grandmaster.
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The Russian Chess Championship in 2009 came about and he tactically beat his opponents emerging the winner. He then continued facing other players in subsequent tournaments. Following C. Magnus’ dropout from the Candidates Tournament, Alexander Grischuk faced Gelfand Boris in the World Chess Championship of 2012 which was won by the former champion. Alexander’s career has seen him take home the World Blitz Champion title in three seasons between 2006 and 2015. His highest ranking was number 3 in 2014.
Igorevich Grischuk Alexander Personal Life
He has been married twice, both times to equally good grandmasters. His first wife was Zhukova Natalia from Ukraine and presently Lagno Kateryna of Ukrainian-Russian descent.
|Real Name||Alexander Igorevich Grischuk|
|Age||37 (As of 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Moscow, Russia|
|Year of Birth||1983|
|FIDE Rating||2776 (June 2021)|
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