Rustam Kasimdzhanov

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Birthday
5, 1979
Birthplace
Uzbekistan
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1979 (age 38)
Birthplace
Uzbekistan

About

Highly ranked chess Grandmaster from Uzbekistan who won the World Chess Championship in 2004.

Before Fame

He burst onto the world chess scene in 1999 by winning the World Junior Championship.

Trivia

He won gold in the individual men's rapid event at the 2010 Asian Games.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Uzbekistan, which was then the Soviet Union.

Associated With

He has faced former World Champion Garry Kasparov in competition.