Vladimir Malakhov

Russian chess player

Vladimir Malakhov (born 27 November 1980) is a chess grandmaster from Russia.

Vladimir Malakhov
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Full nameВладимир Малахов
Country Russia
Born (1980-11-27) November 27, 1980 (age 42)
FIDE rating2725
(#20 in the September 2010 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating2732 (July 2010)

He was a member of the gold medal-winning Russian team at the 2009 World Team Chess Championship in Bursa.[1]

Malakhov is qualified as a nuclear physicist, and he used to be an amateur chess player. Now he's a professional chess player who works part-time as a nuclear physicist.[2]


  1. Crawley, Gavin (2010-01-13). "Bursa: Russia wins Gold, USA Silver, India Bronze". ChessBase. Retrieved 4 May 2010.
  2. Vladimir Malakhov: chess player, nuclear physicist; interview, 2010