Svidler, Peter (1976)

Peter Svidler. Picture by Przemyslaw Jahr (2013. Creative Commons License)

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Pyotr Veniaminovich
Alias: –




Description: Peter Svidler is a Russian Chess Grandmaster and Internacional Master. He has won 8 times the Russian Chess Championship, won the World Cup in 2015, and he is also five times Olympic Champion. He is a commentator and regularly contributes to the development of the well-known chess website “”.  
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess player. 
Place of Birth / Death: Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. Country Tags: Russia.
Centuries: XX-XXI. Title: Grandmaster (1994).
World Champion: – School: Botvinnik – Kasparov School and Dvoretsky – Yusupov School.
Styles: – Chess Olympiads: 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014.



Fictional stories (MC Universe):
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External links



  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.