Andrei Kharlov Has Passed Away

Sunday, 15.06.2014 18:54

Grandmaster was 45

The Russian Chess Federation website reports Andrei Kharov, GM, Honored Master of Sports of the Republic of Tatarstan (20.11.1968-15.06.2014), has passed away.  

Andrei Kharlov was born in Prokopyevsk, a city in Kemerovo Oblast. His coach was a famous theorist Evgeny Sveshnikov.

In 1992, he received the title of Grandmaster after tying for first place in the 1990 Russian National Championships. Kharlov has won the 1996 Eurocup and the 1998 Russian Club Cup with the Kazan chess team. In 2000, he tied for first in the Russian National Championship in Samara and tied for first in the European Individual Chess Championship in Saint-Vincent.

He participated in the FIDE World Chess Championship 2000, where he was knocked out by Veselin Topalov in the second round. In the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004 he advanced to the fifth round (final eight), but was again knocked out by Topalov. In 2005 he ended shared first in the Aeroflot Open, only to lose the title on tie-break. 

Since 1985 he alsostarted a coaching career. He was Garry Kasparov's second in the world title match in 2000. Since 2007 he was coaching at grandmaster school in Tolyatti.

Last time he played at the competition was in Kazan at Nezhmetdinov Memorial. He finished 47th. The photo you can see was taken by Salman Shaidullin on Round 2 of the competition.

Check out Kharlov's games played recently in Kazan. 

[Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site "Kazan, Russia"] [Date "2014.05.31"] [Round "1.24"] [White "Fraiman, Dmitry"] [Black "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2094"] [BlackElo "2477"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2015.??.??"] 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Nxd5 4. c4 Nb6 5. Nf3 g6 6. c5 Nd5 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. Bc4 Nxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. O-O Bg4 11. Re1 e6 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 c6 14. Bf4 Nd7 15. Bd6 Re8 16. Rab1 Qc8 17. Re2 b5 18. Bb3 a6 19. Rbe1 Nf6 20. Be5 Nh5 21. Bd6 Qd7 22. g4 Nf6 23. Be5 Nd5 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. Bxd5 exd5 26. g5 Rxe2 27. Rxe2 Re8 28. Qf6+ Kg8 29. Rxe8+ Qxe8 30. Kh2 Qd7 31. Qe5 Qd8 32. h4 h5 33. Kg3 a5 34. a3 Kh7 35. Kg2 Qc8 36. f3 Qb7 37. Qe8 Qc7 38. Qe3 Kg7 39. Kh3 Kf8 40. Qe2 Qe7 41. Qd2 Qe6+ 42. Kg3 Qf5 43. Qf4 Qe6 44. Qf6 Qe1+ 45. Kh3 Qe8 46. Kg3 Kg8 47. Kf2 Qc8 48. Kg2 Qd7 49. Kg3 Qc7+ 50. Kg2 Kf8 51. Qh8+ Ke7 52. Qf6+ Ke8 53. Kh3 Qb7 54. Kg2 Qc8 55. Kg3 Qb8+ 56. Kg2 Qc7 57. Kh3 Kf8 58. Qh8+ Ke7 59. Qf6+ Ke8 60. Kg2 Qc8 1/2-1/2 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site ", "] [Date "2014.06.01"] [Round "2.28"] [White "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Black "Rjanova, Valery"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2131"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2015.??.??"] 1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. d4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 Ke7 10. Nxc4 Ne4 11. Be3 Bxe3 12. Nxe3 Nd6 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. Nxc6+ Bxc6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Rac1 Rhc8 17. Nc4 Nxc4 18. Rxc4 Rab8 19. b3 Rb6 20. Rdc1 Kd6 21. Rd4+ Ke7 22. Ra4 Rc7 23. Kf1 Rd7 24. Ke1 e5 25. Rc5 Ke6 26. Rca5 Rbb7 27. Ra6 Rbc7 28. R4a5 f6 29. e3 Ke7 30. Ke2 g6 31. g4 c5 32. Ra4 Rb7 33. Rc6 Rb6 34. Rxc5 Rbd6 35. Rca5 Ke6 36. Rxa7 1-0 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site "Kazan, Russia"] [Date "2014.06.02"] [Round "3.16"] [White "Yeletsky, Ivan"] [Black "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2200"] [BlackElo "2477"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. c3 a6 6. Ba4 Nf6 7. Re1 b5 8. Bc2 Bg4 9. d3 e6 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qe2 Nd7 13. Nf1 O-O 14. Ng3 Bg6 15. d4 cxd4 16. cxd4 d5 17. e5 Nb6 18. Bxg6 fxg6 19. Be3 Nc4 20. Rec1 Rc8 21. Ne1 Qb6 22. Rd1 Bh4 23. Nf3 Bxg3 24. fxg3 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Nb4 26. Qb3 Nc2 27. Rab1 Rc4 28. Kh1 Rb8 29. Qd3 Nb4 30. Qd2 a5 31. a3 Na6 32. b3 Rc6 33. Rbc1 Rbc8 34. Rxc6 Rxc6 35. Kh2 b4 36. axb4 Nxb4 37. Rc1 h6 38. g4 g5 39. Kg3 Qc7 40. Rxc6 Qxc6 41. Kh2 Kf7 42. h4 gxh4 43. Qf4+ Kg8 44. g5 hxg5 45. Nxg5 Qe8 46. Qxh4 Qg6 47. Qg4 Nc2 48. Qxe6+ Qxe6 49. Nxe6 Kf7 50. Nd8+ Ke7 51. Nc6+ Kd7 52. Nxa5 Nxd4 53. Kg3 Kc7 54. Kf4 Kb6 55. b4 Kb5 56. Nb7 Kxb4 57. Nd8 Kc5 58. Kg5 Kb6 59. Kf4 Kc7 60. Nf7 Kd7 1/2-1/2 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site ", "] [Date "2014.06.03"] [Round "4.18"] [White "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Black "Samusenko, Maksim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2306"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Be2 Bg4 7. Bg5 Nbd7 8. Qd2 e6 9. O-O-O Qc7 10. Ne5 Bxe2 11. Qxe2 Bd6 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. d5 O-O-O 15. dxc6 Qxc6 16. g3 a6 17. Qh5 Rd7 18. Rhe1 f5 19. Rd3 Rhd8 20. Qxh7 Bc5 21. Rxd7 Rxd7 22. Nd1 Bb4 23. c3 Qd5 24. Qh8+ Rd8 25. Qh6 Bf8 26. Qf4 Qxa2 27. Kc2 Qd5 28. Qe3 Bc5 29. Qe2 a5 30. Ne3 Qe4+ 31. Kc1 Rd3 32. Nc2 Qd5 33. Nd4 Qc4 34. Nf3 a4 35. Ne5 Rxc3+ 36. bxc3 Qxc3+ 37. Kb1 Qb4+ 38. Kc1 Qc3+ 39. Kb1 Qb4+ 40. Kc1 Qc3+ 41. Kb1 1/2-1/2 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site ", "] [Date "2014.06.04"] [Round "5.15"] [White "Amirkhanov, Roustem"] [Black "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B26"] [WhiteElo "2311"] [BlackElo "2477"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 Nd4 7. Qd2 Qa5 8. f4 Nf6 9. h3 O-O 10. Nf3 Nd7 11. O-O e6 12. Qf2 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 Bxc3 14. bxc3 Qxc3 15. Rab1 f6 16. d4 cxd4 17. Bxd4 Qc7 18. Rfd1 e5 19. Bxa7 b5 20. Be3 Rxa2 21. Rd2 Nc5 22. Bxc5 dxc5 23. Rxb5 exf4 24. Qxc5 Qxc5+ 25. Rxc5 fxg3 26. Kg2 Ra7 27. Kxg3 Re7 28. Rcd5 Be6 29. Rd6 Rc8 30. Rd8+ Rxd8 31. Rxd8+ Kg7 32. Rd6 Bc8 33. h4 Rc7 34. Rd2 Rc3 35. Kf2 Kf7 36. Re2 Ba6 37. Rd2 Ke6 38. h5 Bb7 39. hxg6 hxg6 40. Bg2 Ke5 41. Rd7 Bc6 42. Rf7 Rxc2+ 43. Kg3 Rc3+ 44. Kg4 Ke6 45. Rf8 Ke7 46. Rh8 Kf7 47. Rh7+ Ke6 48. Rh6 g5 49. Rh8 Rc4 50. Kh5 Bxe4 51. Bxe4 Rxe4 52. Kg6 Rf4 53. Re8+ Kd5 54. Re1 g4 55. Kh5 f5 0-1 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site "Kazan"] [Date "2014.06.05"] [Round "6.9"] [White "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Black "Fedorov, Alexei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B33"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2574"] [PlyCount "27"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bf4 e5 8. Bg5 a6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qd8 12. Bg5 Qa5+ 13. Bd2 Qd8 14. Bg5 1/2-1/2 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site "Kazan"] [Date "2014.06.06"] [Round "7.7"] [White "Popov, Ivan"] [Black "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B83"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2477"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. Be2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. f4 Nc6 9. Kh1 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 b6 11. f5 Bb7 12. fxe6 fxe6 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4 Nd7 15. Rxf8+ Nxf8 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. Rd1 Rd8 18. Bc4 Kh8 19. Bb3 Bc6 20. a4 Be8 21. Qc4 Bh5 22. Rf1 Be8 23. Nd5 exd5 24. Qxd5 Bf7 25. Rxf7 Qh4 26. g3 Qh3 27. Kg1 Nh7 28. Qf5 Ng5 29. Qxh3 Nxh3+ 30. Kg2 Ng5 31. Rxa7 Nxe4 32. Bd5 Nf6 33. Ra8 Rxa8 34. Bxa8 Kg8 35. b4 1-0 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site ", "] [Date "2014.06.07"] [Round "8.15"] [White "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Black "Tunik, Gennady"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A11"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2430"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Bg4 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 Nbd7 7. c4 dxc4 8. dxc4 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Bc5 10. Qb3 Qb6 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. Bxc5 bxc5 13. b3 Ke7 14. Nc3 Rhd8 15. Na4 Ne8 16. Rfd1 Nd6 17. Rd2 Nxc4 18. Rxd7+ Rxd7 19. Nxc5 Nd2 20. Nxd7 Kxd7 21. b4 Ra4 22. a3 Nc4 23. Be4 Rxa3 24. Rd1+ Ke7 25. Bxh7 g6 26. h4 Ra8 27. h5 gxh5 28. Rd4 Ne5 29. Rh4 Ng4 30. Rxh5 Nf6 31. Rh4 Rh8 32. Bd3 Rxh4 33. gxh4 b5 34. e4 Nd7 35. f4 e5 36. fxe5 Nxe5 37. Be2 Ng6 38. h5 Nf4 39. Kf2 Kf6 40. Ke3 Nxe2 41. Kxe2 Kg5 42. Ke3 Kxh5 43. Kf4 Kg6 44. Ke5 Kg5 45. Kd6 Kf4 46. e5 Kf5 47. Kxc6 Kxe5 48. Kxb5 f5 49. Kc6 1/2-1/2 [Event "36 R.G.Nezhmetdinov Memorial"] [Site "Kazan, Russia"] [Date "2014.06.08"] [Round "9.21"] [White "Sadykov, Ramil"] [Black "Kharlov, Andrei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B81"] [WhiteElo "2288"] [BlackElo "2477"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. g4 h6 7. h4 Nc6 8. Rg1 a6 9. g5 hxg5 10. hxg5 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 Nd7 12. Be3 Ne5 13. Be2 Nc6 14. Qd2 b5 15. f4 Qa5 16. Bf3 Bd7 17. g6 fxg6 18. Rxg6 Rc8 19. Rg5 Kf7 20. Qg2 Nd8 21. O-O-O Rxc3 22. bxc3 Qa3+ 23. Kd2 b4 24. Bd4 e5 25. fxe5 Ne6 26. Rf5+ Ke8 27. Bh5+ Rxh5 28. Qg6+ Kd8 29. Qxh5 Be7 30. exd6 bxc3+ 31. Bxc3 Qxd6+ 32. Kc1 Qa3+ 33. Bb2 Qxa2 34. Rfd5 Nf8 35. Qh8 Kc7 36. Qxg7 Kd8 37. Qh8 Kc7 38. Qe5+ Kd8 39. Qb8# 1-0 

The cause of death is not mentioned. 

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