Vladislav Tkachiev

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Birthday
9, 1973
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian-born French chess player who is highly ranked internationally and is known for his party boy antics. He won the European Individual Chess Championship in 2007 and in 2009.

Before Fame

He moved from Russia to Kazakhstan where he learned to play chess as a young man.

Trivia

He caused controversy after falling asleep during a match at an international tournament in Calcutta, India because he was reportedly intoxicated.

Family Life

His family moved around quite a bit when he was a child.

Associated With

He has competed against Grandmaster Alexander Morozevich in major tournaments.