Alexander Khalifman

Alexander Khalifman Grandmaster Alexander Khalifman is a Russian chess player. FIDE World Chess Champion (1999-2000). Winner and prize-winner of many international tournaments both individual and team. Khalifman was a member of the gold medal-winning Russian team at the Chess Olympiads in 1992, 2000 and 2002, and at the 1997 World Team Chess Championship.

With his trainer Gennady Nesis he runs a chess academy in St. Petersburg, called "The Grandmaster Chess School".

Khalifman is a coach and captain of the Azerbaijani national team since 2013. He acted as second to Alisa Galliamova in the Women's World Chess Championship 1999 and to Anna Ushenina in the Women's World Chess Championship 2013.

  Mikhail Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament 2014

  Mikhail Tal Memorial blitz tournament 2014 / Russian Championship Superfinals 2014