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Igor Kurnosov

1985 - 2013

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Igor Kurnosov (Russian: Игорь Курносов; 30 May 1985 – 8 August 2013) was a Russian chess grandmaster. In 2004 he won the 8th Open International Bavarian Chess Championship in Bad Wiessee edging out on tiebreak other five grandmasters. Kurnosov took clear first place at the Arctic Chess Challenge in Tromsø, Norway in 2008, 2008/9 Hastings Masters tournament and 2011 Politiken Cup in Helsingør, Denmark. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Kurnosov has received more than 32,913 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Igor Kurnosov is the 365th most popular chess player (down from 357th in 2019), the 3,099th most popular biography from Russia (down from 2,630th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Russian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Igor Kurnosov ranks 365 out of 374Before him are Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Constantin Lupulescu, Pentala Harikrishna, Andrei Volokitin, Mateusz Bartel, and Yury Shulman. After him are Nidjat Mamedov, Atousa Pourkashiyan, Ni Hua, Alexander Ipatov, Alexandr Fier, and Vladislav Artemiev.

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Among people born in 1985, Igor Kurnosov ranks 1,157Before him are Hokuto Nakamura, Tobias Werner, Salvador Durán, Daniel Colindres, Stephen Ward, and Juan Pablo Montes. After him are Casey Dellacqua, Yavor Yanakiev, Martial Mbandjock, Nicola Roberts, Kosuke Nakamachi, and Aleksey Cheremisinov. Among people deceased in 2013, Igor Kurnosov ranks 499Before him are Mindy McCready, Rod Grams, Noé Hernández, Todd Bennett, Jiah Khan, and Michael Hastings. After him are Burry Stander and Hervé Boussard.

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Among people born in Russia, Igor Kurnosov ranks 3,099 out of 3,262Before him are Anastasia Pivovarova (1990), Yuliya Gavrilova (1989), Rifat Zhemaletdinov (1996), Alexey Petukhov (1983), Anastasia Voynova (1993), and Natalia Vodopyanova (1981). After him are Dmitri Barinov (1996), Sergei Bykov (1983), Sergey Chernetskiy (1990), Javid Hamzatau (1989), Aleksandra Fedoriva (1988), and Anastasia Fesikova (1990).


Among chess players born in Russia, Igor Kurnosov ranks 63Before him are Dmitry Andreikin (1990), Tatiana Kosintseva (1986), Alina Kashlinskaya (1993), Gadir Guseinov (1986), Alexander Moiseenko (1980), and Aleksandra Goryachkina (1998). After him are Vladislav Artemiev (1998), Ivan Bukavshin (1995), Andrey Esipenko (2002), Kirill Alekseenko (1997), Maxim Rodshtein (1989), and Nazí Paikidze (1993).