Shipov Sergei (17.04.1966)

Shipov-SergeiRussian Grandmaster (1996). Journalist, commentator, and coach. Shipov won many Rapid or Blitz Tournaments.

Best results: won or shared first at Belgrade 1992, Aalborg 1993, Groningen Open 1994, Cherepovets 1997, Russian championship 1998, Iles of Man 1999, Ano Liossia (GRE) 2001, Dos Hermanas Internet Tmt 2002, Guelph (CAN) 2005, and Tromso 2006.

A participant in the World Championships 1999 and 2001. Former coach of Belov and Matveeva.

The author (in English) of Hedgehog(2004), The Complete Hedgehog, Vol. 1. (2010), The Complete Hedgehog, Vol. 2. (2011).

Peak rating: 2662 in 1999, he was then ranked 23 in the world.