GM Vladislav Artemiev

Full name
Vladislav Artemiev
Mar 5, 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth
Omsk, Russia

One of the most consistent rises to the top of the chess world by a junior player, Vladislav Artemiev recently became a Grandmaster in 2014. The best U-16 player in the world, Artemiev has really shown that his methodical progress is paying dividends. Also an incredible rapid and blitz player, Artemiev has proved his skill in all three types of time controls for chess and will definitely continue his climb up the rating ladder.

Vladislav Artemiev learned to play chess from his father when he was 6 years old. He didn’t play in his first tournament until 2008 when his official rating became 2046. He continued to improve and in 2010 he played in the Vorozezh Masters tournament and played very well, defeating two International Masters and drawing a Grandmaster. Later in 2010 he tied for first at the Petrovskaya Ladya open and in 2011 he came in second place at the Russian U-14 Championship. Throughout the rest of 2011 and beginning of 2012, Artemiev began to acquire his International Master norms and in 2012, before he had turned fourteen, Artemiev became an International Master. By the end of 2012, he crossed the 2500 rating barrier and continued his march forward. In 2013, Artemiev had one of his best tournament results ever when he won the World Youth Stars Tournament with an amazing 10.5/11 points. In 2014 he won the Andranik Margaryan Memorial and also the Moscow Open students division. It was in this year that he earned the Grandmaster title. Artemiev is also a terrific rapid and blitz player, scoring 9.5/11 at the Rapid Grand Prix Novokuznetsk tournament in 2013 and qualifying for the 2013 World Blitz Championship. Recently he has been ranked the number one U-16 chess player in the world and is continuing his ascension to super-Grandmaster status.

Best Game

Most Played Openings

White Pieces
King's Indian Attack (29) : A07 A08
Torre Attack (16) : A48 A46
Pirc Defense (11) : B07 B08 B09
Hungarian Opening (2) : A00
Four Knights Game (14) : C48 C49 C47 C46
Queen's Pawn Opening (35) : A41 D00 A40 D02
Nimzo-Indian Defense (4) : E20 E23 E22
Modern Defense with 1.e4 (1) : B06
Center Game Accepted (1) : C22
Gruenfeld Defense (2) : D85
Reti Opening (42) : A05 A04 A09
Bishop's Opening (3) : C24
King's Indian Defense (8) : E60 E61 E67 E63 E92
Petrov's Defense (2) : C42 C43
Modern Defense with 1.d4 (1) : A40
Scotch Game (2) : C45
Colle System (1) : D05
Trompowsky Attack (16) : A45
Queen's Gambit Declined (10) : D35 D30 D37 D31 D58
Vienna Game (3) : C26
Indian Game (19) : A45 A46 E10
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (32) : A01
Alekhine Defense (1) : B02
Queen's Gambit Accepted (5) : D20 D25 D27
Bogo-Indian Defense (1) : E11
Slav Defense (8) : D11 D10 D12
Queen's Indian Defense (6) : E12 E14 E16 E17 E15
Caro-Kann Defense (16) : B13 B12 B10 B11
Catalan Opening (1) : E01
Ruy Lopez Opening (10) : C88 C94 C65 C77 C78 C95
Giuoco Piano Game (4) : C50 C53
Dutch Defense (1) : A81
Old Benoni Defense (1) : A43
Semi-Slav Defense (1) : D43
Scandinavian Defense (1) : B01
Benoni Defense (1) : A61
Black Pieces
Caro-Kann Defense (19) : B12 B10 B18 B17 B15 B14
King's Indian Defense (11) : E60 D70
Reti Opening (19) : A06 A05 A04
Indian Game (11) : A50 A49 A48 A45
Queen's Pawn Opening (15) : D02 D00 A40
English Opening (27) : A21 A28 A11 A20 A22
Neo-Gruenfeld Defense with 3...d5 (5) : D73
Pirc Defense (2) : B07
Scandinavian Defense (3) : B01
Trompowsky Attack (4) : A45
King's Indian Attack (11) : A07
Modern Defense with 1.e4 (2) : B06
Hungarian Opening (1) : A00
Semi-Slav Defense (11) : D45 D43 D48
Queen's Gambit Declined (17) : D52 D51 D07
Van Geet Opening (1) : A00
Torre Attack (3) : A48
Benko Gambit Fully-Accepted (3) : A58
Modern Defense (3) : B06
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Attack (1) : A01
London System (2) : A48
French Defense (3) : C16
Semi-Slav Defense Accepted (2) : D44