Alexander Khalifman[ edit ]

Alexander Valeryevich Khalifman (born January 18, 1966) is a Russian chess player.

He gained the International Grandmaster title in 1990 with one particularly good early result being his first place in the 1990 New York Open ahead of a host of strong players. Perhaps his most notable achievement was winning the FIDE World Chess Championship in 1999, a title he held until the following year.

On the April 2005 FIDE list, he had an Elo rating of 2658, making him number forty-two in the world.

Preceded by:Anatoly KarpovFIDE World Chess Champion1999–2000Followed by:Viswanathan Anand

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