| Russia|| Aleksey Goganov|
| July 26, 1991 (age 24) (1991-07-26) |Aleksey Goganov Wikipedia
Aleksey Goganov (Russian: Алексей Гоганов; born 26 July 1991) is a Russian chess player. He was awarded the title Grandmaster (GM) by FIDE in 2013. Goganov competed in the FIDE World Cup in 2015 and 2017.
Goganov is twice champion of Saint Petersburg: 2008 and 2016. He won the Lev Polugaevsky Memorial in 2012 on tiebreak, won the Chepukaitis Memorial in August 2013 and qualified for the Russian Chess Championship Superfinal in 2013, eventually finishing in eighth place. In 2016, Goganov shared first place in the Riga Technical University Open in Riga with Martyn Kravtsiv (the eventual winner on tiebreak score), Hrant Melkumyan, Arturs Neiksans and Jiri Stocek.