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Sergey Karjakin

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Date of birth:
FIDE Rating:
2753
World Ranking:
15
Rapid Rating:
2792
Blitz Rating:
2836
Social:
Last tournament in India:
First tournament in India
Sergey Karjakin became a Grandmaster at age 13. He represented Ukraine at the Chess Olympiad in 2004, winning team and individual gold, before transferring to Russia. He has since represented Russia four times in the Chess Olympiad, winning individual gold in 2010. Karjakin won the 2012 World Rapid Chess Championship. He won the Chess World Cup 2015, thus qualifying for the Candidates Tournament 2016, which he won, earning the right to challenge for the World Chess Championship. In November 2016, he lost the championship match to Magnus Carlsen in the rapid tie-breaks. He won the 2016 World Blitz Chess Championship.

Head to head stats

Score vs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov:

Classical:
3 wins
27 draws
5 losses
Rapid & Blitz:
16 wins
13 draws
16 losses

Score vs Levon Aronian:

Classical:
5 wins
17 draws
11 losses
Rapid & Blitz:
11 wins
17 draws
12 losses

Score vs Wesley So:

Classical:
2 wins
14 draws
1 loss
Rapid & Blitz:
7 wins
6 draws
3 losses

Score vs Viswanathan Anand:

Classical:
1 win
15 draws
4 losses
Rapid & Blitz:
6 wins
18 draws
7 losses

Score vs Hikaru Nakamura:

Classical:
5 wins
22 draws
8 losses
Rapid & Blitz:
7 wins
13 draws
8 losses

Score vs Pentala Harikrishna:

Classical:
2 wins
10 draws
2 losses
Rapid & Blitz:
3 wins
0 draws
0 losses

Score vs Santosh Gujrathi Vidit:

Classical:
Never played
Rapid & Blitz:
1 win
1 draw
0 losses

Score vs Surya Shekhar Ganguly:

Classical:
Never played
Rapid & Blitz:
Never played

Score vs Nihal Sarin:

Classical:
Never played
Rapid & Blitz:
Never played

Score vs Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu:

Classical:
Never played
Rapid & Blitz:
Never played

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