Aleksandr Shimanov

Title: 
Grandmaster
Rating: 
2646
Residence: 
Russia
Age: 
25
Status: 
Accepted
Bio: 

Aleksandr Shimanov became an International Master in 2007. Two years later, he received his grandmaster title when he was just 17 years old. In 2013, he tied for 1st-3rd at the Nakhchivan Open with Gadir Guseinov and Igor Kurnosov.  GM Shimanov typically favors the Queen’s Pawn Game and Salv openings for white, and Caro-Kann and King’s Indian openings for black.