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Kirill Alekseenko
Number of games in database: 151
Years covered: 2008 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2588 (2561 rapid, 2557 blitz)

Overall record: +66 -43 =42 (57.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (33) 
    B92 B90 B33 B43 B84
 Ruy Lopez (14) 
    C65 C85 C92 C88 C78
 Sicilian Najdorf (12) 
    B92 B90
 French Defense (11) 
    C00 C03 C11 C07 C18
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B13 B12
 French (6) 
    C00 C11
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B30 B31 B67 B22 B32
 Queen's Gambit Accepted (9) 
    D20 D24
 Queen's Pawn Game (6) 
    D02 A46 D00 E00 A41
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B60 B67 B62 B63
 Queen's Indian (5) 
    E15 E12
 English, 1 c4 e5 (5) 
    A21 A20
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Korobov vs K Alekseenko, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Russian Team Championships (2012)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   Moscow Open A (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2016)
   Russian Team Championships (2014)
   Aeroflot Open (2016)
   Aeroflot Open (2017)

   A Gabrielian vs K Alekseenko (Mar-01-17) 0-1
   K Alekseenko vs R Svane (Feb-28-17) 1/2-1/2
   Yinglun Xu vs K Alekseenko (Feb-27-17) 1-0
   K Alekseenko vs M Petrosyan (Feb-26-17) 1-0
   S Sjugirov vs K Alekseenko (Feb-25-17) 1-0

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(born Jun-22-1997, 19 years old) Russia

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FM (2007); GM (2015); World U14 Champion (2011); European U16 Champion (2013).


<Youth> Alekseenko became a FIDE master in 2007 for winning the 2007 European U10 championship. In November 2011, he won the World U14 championship outright, scoring 8/9. Outright winner of the European U16 Championship 2013. (1) He won silver with 8.5/11 behind Masoud Mosadeghpour at the World U18 Championship staged in Halkidiki, Greece. (2)

<City> =1st with 7.5/9 at the 88th St Petersburg Championship held in March 2015, placing 2nd on tiebreak to Alexey Zenzera.

<Continental> He scored 7/11 at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012), earning a 20 game-GM norm for his result.


In October 2011, he scored 6/9, winning his first GM norm at the Chigorin Memorial Open. He was formally awarded his GM title in February 2015 when his rating finally reached 2500 after he won the category 8 Margaryan Memorial, held in Yerevan from 1st to 16th of January 2015. Outright winner of the Polugaevsky Memorial held in July 2015, scoring 8/11, (3) and winner of the Chigorin Memorial in October 2015.

(1); (2); (3)

 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. K Alekseenko vs A Giri  0-137 2008 27th Blokadny youthB44 Sicilian
2. K Alekseenko vs S Samdanov  0-161 2008 EU-ch U12 18thB06 Robatsch
3. M Graifer vs K Alekseenko  0-121 2008 EU-ch U12 18thB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
4. K Alekseenko vs J Lampert  ½-½57 2008 EU-ch U12 18thC55 Two Knights Defense
5. K Alekseenko vs V Fedoseev  0-190 2009 Chigorin Memorial OpenB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
6. A Ulanov vs K Alekseenko  ½-½41 2009 Chigorin Memorial OpenD24 Queen's Gambit Accepted
7. I Duzhakov vs K Alekseenko  1-097 2009 Chigorin Memorial OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. K Alekseenko vs A Burtasova  0-160 2009 Chigorin Memorial OpenC58 Two Knights
9. K Safronov vs K Alekseenko  0-137 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpD00 Queen's Pawn Game
10. K Alekseenko vs V Utkin  ½-½60 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpC42 Petrov Defense
11. A Martynenko vs K Alekseenko  1-042 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
12. K Alekseenko vs D Kudrjavich  ½-½40 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpC50 Giuoco Piano
13. D Efremova vs K Alekseenko  0-126 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
14. K Alekseenko vs F Khatenever  1-025 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpC00 French Defense
15. V Shushpanov vs K Alekseenko  1-058 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpE12 Queen's Indian
16. K Alekseenko vs V Kozenkov  ½-½96 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
17. V Pischikov vs K Alekseenko  ½-½39 2010 White Nights CYSS-2 OpA46 Queen's Pawn Game
18. L Lekic vs K Alekseenko  0-154 2010 WYCC Open U14B60 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
19. K Alekseenko vs A Akhmetov  0-139 2010 WYCC Open U14B84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. K Alekseenko vs A Aghaei  1-064 2010 WYCC Open U14C00 French Defense
21. K Izzat vs K Alekseenko  1-085 2010 WYCC Open U14E00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. T Harutyunian vs K Alekseenko  0-153 2010 WYCC Open U14E12 Queen's Indian
23. D Adelberg vs K Alekseenko  0-168 2010 WYCC Open U14E15 Queen's Indian
24. K Alekseenko vs Nima Javanbakht ½-½75 2010 WYCC Open U14B33 Sicilian
25. K Alekseenko vs T Laurusas  1-061 2010 WYCC Open U14B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
 page 1 of 7; games 1-25 of 151  PGN Download
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  twinlark: Congratulations to the new U14 World Champion!
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  wordfunph: 13th European Individual Chess Championship 2012

count one GM norm for FM Kirill Alekseenko..

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  twinlark: Well done and congratulations to Kirill Alekseenko.
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  twinlark: Well done to provisional-GM Alekseenko. He gets his title when he achieves a rating of 2500 (live ratings about 2450 now).
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  twinlark: <wordfunph>

Seems the EICC result counts as a double GM norm.

Mar-12-14  virginmind: Beats Anton Korobov in the opening round of EICC 2014, Yerevan, Armenia.
Feb-14-15  sonia91: His bio may need to be updated:

he won Margaryan Memorial, held in Yerevan from 1st to 16th of January 2015.

<Date: 2015-01-16

Today was the last round of Andranik Margaryan Memorial Round Robin Tournament. FM Kirill Alekseenko (Russia) scored 6.5 points out of 9 and became the winner of the tournament. The second place with 6 points took GM Hovik Hayrapetyan (Armenia). IM Maksim Chigaev (Russia) and IM Manuel Petrosyan (Armenia) scored 5.5 points and shared third-fourth places. >

After this tournament he raised his rating over 2500 (precisely 2512), which means that he finally earned the title of GM.


Jul-20-15  sonia91: He won the 25th Heart of Finland Open, held in Jyväskylä from 13th to 19th of July 2015, with 7/9.

Chessdom article:

Sep-19-15  BIDMONFA: Kirill Alekseenko


Oct-11-15  sonia91: He just won the 23rd Chigorin Memorial:
Oct-29-15  sonia91: Report and interview with the winner of the Chigorin Memorial by Dorsa Derakhshani for ChessBase:

Feb-08-16  WTHarvey: I posted 14 critical positions in chess games of teen RUS GM Kirill Alekseenko @ What wins?
Apr-29-16  sonia91: Alekseenko just won the Russian Junior Championship 2016 (on tiebreak over Urii Eliseev):
Nov-01-16  sonia91: Congrats on winning the Chigorin Memorial for the second year in a row! He scored 8/9: <Chigorin Memorial: Alekseenko wins; Abdusattorov shines>
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