Happy 42nd Birthday Vladimir Kramnik!

Happy 42nd Birthday Vladimir Kramnik!

Maybe he’ll defer his oft-stated intention to retire after 40 while he’s World 2?

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Full name Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik Country Russia Born 25 June 1975 (age 42) Tuapse, Krasnodar Krai, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union Title Grandmaster World Champion 2000–06 (Classical) 2006–07 (undisputed) FIDE rating 2808 (June 2017) Peak rating 2817 (October 2016) Ranking No. 3 (May 2017) Peak ranking No. 1 (2775) (January 1996)

 

26 June 2017, 14:17 GMT

# Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age
1 Carlsen 2822.3

Best 2882 – May 2014, World #1
−9.7 2918.6 2899.0 26
2 ↑1 Kramnik 2811.5 +3.5 2798.0 2759.8 42

Norway Chess Round 7 : Kramnik beats Carlsen