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Number of games in database: 1,733
Years covered: 1998 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2599 (2524 rapid, 2482 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2662
Overall record: +580 -276 =590 (60.5%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
287 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
International Master (2005); Grandmaster (2007); World U10 champion (1998); European U12/U14 champion (2000 and 2002). FIDE Senior Trainer (2021).
Romanov's three IM norms came from his results at the Aeroflot Open B in 2003, the Serpukhov International A in Russia in 2004 (where he also gained his first GM norm), and the Serpukhov International Tournament in 2005. His remaining GM norms arose from his results at the 2nd Arkhipov Memorial GM tournament in Russia in 2007 and in the Higher League Russian Championship later that year.
He took 3rd place in the Kristiansund Grand Prix in Norway in August 2010 and outright first in the 2012 Cannes Open ahead of 5 players a half point behind in 2nd place, including Etienne Bacrot and Tigran Gharamian. In September 2013, he won the category 13 round robin LGA Premium Cup with 5/7. In July 2015, he was =2nd at the powerful Benasque tournament behind Baskaran Adhiban.
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