March 1, 2017

Grandmaster Alexander Khalifman

Alexander Khalifman Endorsement

“The game is a dramatic extension of traditional chess. I have never seen anything like it. Tensor Chess is a marvelous game offering sensational opportunities”


Grandmaster Alexander Khalifman

Alexander Khalifman is a Russian Grandmaster. He won the FIDE World Chess Championship in 1999. He was the Soviet Union Youth champion in 1982 and 1984 and the European Under-20 champion in 1985. He also won championships in Moscow (1985 and 1987), Groningen (1990), Ter Apel (1993), Eupen (1994), St. Petersburg (1994. 1996, 1997), Aarhus (1997), Bad Wiessee (1997 and 1998), and Hoogeveen (2000). Khalifman was a member of the gold medal-winning Russian team at the Chess Olympiads in 1992, 2000 and 2002, and at the World Team Chess Championship in 1997.

He runs a chess academy in St. Petersburg, Russia called The Grand Master Chess School with his former coach, Gennady Nesis. He has been active in promoting Tensor Chess, and has demonstrated prototype android versions of the game at the World Chess Championships at Sochi (2014) and New York (2016).