Curriculum

SUMMARY

 

Alexander Ipatov is an International Chess Grandmaster, member of the Turkish National Chess Team. The World Junior Chess Champion and Vice-Champion in 2012 and 2013. The winner and medalist of various international events in Spain, France, USA, South African Republic, Netherlands, Greece, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Bulgaria. Member of the Turkish National Team at the three world chess Olympiads (2012, 2014, 2016), the two European Team Chess Championships (2013, 2015) and the World Team Chess Championship (2013). Twice took part in the World Chess Cup (2013, 2015). Twice a Turkish National Champion (2014, 2015). Bachelor of Laws. Ranked #89 in the world and #1 in Turkey as of October, 1, 2016 with the ELO rating 2660.

 CHESS TITLES

 

Year
Title
2011International Grandmaster (GM)
2008International Master (IM)
2008National Master of Ukraine (NM)
2003Candidate Master (CM)

 

 PROFESSIONAL CHESS EXPERIENCE

 

Year
Job
2015Author of 2 Chess DVDs
2014Official commentator at the World Youth Chess Championship ( Durban, South Africa)
2014Coach of the Turkish delegation at the World Youth Chess Championship (Durban, South Africa)
2013-Contributor and Writer for ChessBase.com
2013-Contributor and Simul Exhibitor for Chess.com
2013-Contributor and Writer for New in Chess Magazine and Yearbook
2012-Contributor and Writer for Chess Informant
2011-2011Contributor and Writer for Chess Evolution Magazine
2010-2012Online Commentator on Chessdom & ChessBomb.com
1999-Professional Chess Player

 

NATIONAL CHESS ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
Turkish National Chess ChampionshipAdana20151st
Turkish National Chess ChampionshipBuldan20141st
Turkish National Chess ChampionshipAntalya20133rd
Ukrainian Youth Championship U20Odessa20082nd
Ukrainian Youth Championship U16Odessa20082nd
Ukrainian Youth Championship U14Odessa20072nd
Ukrainian Youth Championship U10Nikolaev20032nd

 INTERNATIONAL CHESS ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
World Chess OlympiadAzerbaijan20166th (team)
World Chess CupAzerbaijan2015Advanced to the 2nd Round
World OpenUSA2015Tied for 1st
European Individual ChampionshipIsrael20157th
Groningen Chess FestivalNetherlands2014Tied for 2nd
Rector Cup Invitational (Rapid)Ukraine20142nd
Michigan Chess FestivalUSA2013Tied for 1st
Spice Cup OpenUSA2013Tied for 1st
World Junior Chess ChampionshipTurkey20132nd
World Chess CupNorway2013Eliminated in the 1st Round
DSK GM TournamentSouth Africa20131st
Aeroflot Blitz OpenRussia201311th
World Junior Chess ChampionshipGreece2012Champion
1st Grand Europe OpenBulgaria2012Tied for 2nd
Rethymno International OpenGreece2011Tied for 1st
International Chess Open of NakhchivanAzerbaijan2011Tied for 2nd
International Chess Open of Cappelle-la-GrandeFrance20113rd
Closed International Chess Tournament "Rector Cup"Ukraine20113rd
International Chess Open of ManresaSpain20103rd
International Chess Open of AndorraAndorra20109th
International Chess Open of Barberà del VallésSpain20105th
Sofia Blitz Chess Tournament Bulgaria20101st
Catalan Chess CircuitSpain200911th
International Chess Open of SabadellSpain20093rd
International Chess Open of OlotSpain20091st
Closed Chess Tournament “Youth World Stars”Russia2009Participant
International Chess Open of Le MansFrance20082nd
European Rapid Chess ChampionshipPoland2008Best Junior U16
World Youth Chess Championship U14Turkey20078th
International Blitz Chess Tournament of PaternaSpain20071st
World Youth Chess Championship U10Greece200311th


TEAM
 ACHIEVEMENTS

Bois Colombes

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
French League TOP-12France20153rd
French CupFrance20141st
National 1France2012-20131st

 

C.E. Barberà

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
Copa CatalanaSpain20122nd
Catalan Team Chess Championship División de HonorSpain20112nd
Copa CatalanaSpain20111st
Spanish Team Chess Championship Primera DivisiónSpain20091st

 

Law Academy

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
Ukrainian Team Chess ChampionshipUkraine20131st
Ukrainian Team Chess ChampionshipUkraine20112nd

 

Denizsu Aquamatch 

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
Turkish Isbank Super Chess LeagueTurkey20163rd


Istanbul Technical University

 

Tournament
Place
Year
Result
Turkish Isbank Super Chess LeagueTurkey20141st
Turkish Isbank Super Chess LeagueTurkey20122nd

 

FEDERATIONS

 

Year
Federation
2012Turkey (TUR)
2009-2012Spain (ESP)
1999-2009Ukraine (UKR)

 

 CLUBS

 

Year
Club
Country
2012-presentBois ColombesFrance
2012-2012NişSerbia
2011-2016Istanbul Technical University Chess ClubTurkey
2011-2016SK Turm EmsdettenGermany
2010-2014Law Academy Chess ClubUkraine
2007-presentC.E. BarberàSpain
2016-presentDenizsu AquamatchTurkey

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Year
Institution
Country
2000-2010Lviv Linguistic Gymnasium Ukraine
2010-2014Yaroslav the Wise National Law Academy of Ukraine (Bachelor of Laws)Ukraine

 

 LANGUAGES

 

Language
Russian
Ukrainian
English
Spanish
Turkish