|Real Name:||Andrey Filatov|
|Birth Day:||December 18, 1971|
|Birth Place:||Moscow, Russia, Russia|
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With the net worth of $1.2 Billion, Andrei Filatov is the # 1071 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.
Filatov completed secondary education at Junior Sporting School 9 in the city of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, USSR. He was ranked Candidate for Master of Sport of the USSR (chess). In 1993, he graduated from the Academy of Physical Education and Sports of the Republic of Belarus (the Belorussian State University of Physical Culture) with the diploma of Sport Instructor and Chess Coach. At the Academy, he met and made friends with such chess players as Ilya Smirin and Boris Gelfand.
In 1996, together with his partners Konstantin Nikolaev and Nikita Mishin founded Severstaltrans.
In 2010, Finance magazine estimated Andrey Filatov's wealth at $920 million.
In 2011, the Russian version of Forbes magazine ranked Filatov 93rd among Russia's wealthiest business people with an estimated wealth of $1.1 billion.
In 2012, Forbes World Listing estimated Filatov's wealth at $1.3 billion (ranked 960th globally).
Filatov was the initiator and sponsor of the World Chess Championship 2012 held in Moscow in 2012, in the State Tretyakov Gallery. According to Filatov, "By holding the match in a museum we are attempting to emphasize the link between our favorite game and the arts, as well as pay tribute to the memory of great Russian artists in the broadest sense, including painters, writers, composers and musicians".. The game was played between Boris Gelfand and Viswanathan Anand.
In 2012, Andrey Filatov established the Filatov Family Art Fund, to collect Russian and Soviet paintings and sculptures found abroad.
On 1 February 2014 at the 22nd congress of the Russian Chess Federation, Andrey Filatov was elected President of the Russian Chess Federation.
On 13 August 2014, Andrey Filatov, the President of the Russian Chess Federation, was elected to the post of the vice president of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) at the world federation's congress in Norway's Tromsø. He hold office as vice president of FIDE from 2014 to 2018.
In 2014, Filatov became the owner of Château La Grace Dieu Des Prieurs, a French winemaker situated in Saint-Emilion, part of the Bordeaux winemaking region. The renowned oenological consultant Louis Mitjavile was invited to improve the winemaking process, while Jean Nouvel, one of the best-known French architects, created a unique design for the renovated château. Since 2017 the wine is branded as Art Russe Grand Cru and the wine label design includes reproductions of works from the Art Russe fund collection.
In June 2014, the Filatov Family Art Fund announced that it was rebranding to Art Russe as it prepared to open a new museum in London. Art Russe would continue the work of the Filatov Family Art Fund, but would take on a broader role, with the focus shifting from collecting art to showing the world the breadth and depth of the talent that thrived in Russia.
On 29 July 2014, Art Russe became a Patron of the Serpentine Galleries, one of London's leading art galleries. The agreement demonstrates Art Russe's commitment to supporting international galleries, museums and exhibitions, as it planned to launch its own museum in London.
In 2015 was awarded the title of Honorary Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts for his contribution to the development and popularization of Russian and Soviet art.
In October 2015, Filatov announced consolidation into Tuloma Investment Company, which specializes in investing in Russian companies and shares, of his personal assets (other than Global Ports, Transoil and Globaltrans). Tuloma's investment portfolio includes stakes in Coal Mining Investments Ltd., Fabrikant, Pskovneft-Terminal, real estate development projects of Volgo-Okskaya Investment Company (VOIC), Pushkin, StroyEngineering Development, as well as shares in FosAgro, Novatek, MegaFon, LukOil, Surgutneftegas and Norilsk Nickel.
To mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe, in spring 2015 Art Russe arranged the art exhibition The Legacy of World War II in Russian Art at the Saatchi Gallery, London. The exhibition featured paintings and sculptures, most of which had never before been on public display in the UK, including Alexander Laktionov's Letter from the Front; the Tkachev brothers' By the Well; Igor Obrosov's Wartime Moscow 1941; Ivan Penteshin's The Defence of Leningrad; Evsey Moiseenko's Freedom; Gely Korzhev's The Reunion and Mai Danzig's monumental canvas And the World Remembers the Saviours.
Foundation Art Russe became a Major Funder of the exhibition Astronauts: The Birth of the Space Age, which opened on 17 September 2015 at London's Science Museum. Several exceptionally rare pieces of space hardware relating to the Soviet space program, which had never travelled outside of Russia before, were brought to London for the exhibition, which subsequently toured internationally, including to Moscow. Among the objects: R-7 ballistic missile engines, R-7 spacecraft "Vostok 6 spacecraft", which carried the world's first woman cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova into space, personal belongings of astronauts, the objects of their everyday life on board, and even a space cosmic souls shower.
Art Russe has organized the first major exhibition of Russian and Soviet art of the twentieth century in the Middle East, which opened on 6 October 2015 in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. The exhibition, entitled Art Russe Collection of 20th Century Russian and Soviet art Art of the XX century Art Russe: War and Peace and including more than 120 works, takes place under the patronage of the Minister of Culture, Youth and Social Development of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. The exhibition ran until February 2016.
Andrey Filatov is Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor Medal. Led by His Excellency the Ambassador of France to Russia Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert, the official award ceremony took place on 2 March 2016, in the Chess Museum of Moscow.
In 2016, for merits in development of physical culture and sports, Andrey Filatov was honored with the Russian Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" (2nd class). The award was given to Andrey Filatov by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on 10 June 2016. Andrey Filatov was awarded with a bronze medal as senior trainer of the Russian men's team at the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku (2016), a bronze medal at the 43nd Chess Olympiad in Batumi (2018) and a silver medal at FIDE World Team Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk (2017).
From January 2016, Filatov is the senior coach of the Russian men's national chess team. The team won a bronze medal at the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku in September 2016,a silver medal in the team championship in Khanty-Mansiysk in June 2017, a bronze medal at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi in October 2018 and a gold medal at the World Team Championship in Astana in March 2019.
In 2016 Filatov was awarded a title of FIDE Senior trainer.
In February 2016, the painting Freedom! by Evsey Moiseenko was transferred to the exhibition at Yad Vashem, Israel's national memorial to the victims and heroes of the Holocaust, for a period of 15 years.
In June 2016, the fund signed an agreement with the Montagu family to open a new permanent gallery of Russian art at Beaulieu, in Hampshire.
In August 2016, Art Russe funded the creation of a tapestry to be woven from a watercolour painting by Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh.
In November 2016, Art Russe expanded its collection through the acquisition of seven paintings by some of the most iconic Russian artists. These paintings previously belonged to a European noble family. This followed last year's acquisition of eleven canvases from a European royal family. In December 2015 Art Russe signed the agreement to acquire paintings representing several influential movements in Russian art, such as Peredvizhniki. These works included The Religious Procession in Kursk Province, and Sadko in the Underwater Kingdom by Ilya Repin, The Mother of God by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Whirlwind by Filipp Malyavin, Alionushka by Viktor Vasnetsov, The Swan Princess by Mikhail Vrubel, watercolour study The Rape of Europa by Valentin Serov, and Ballet Dressing-room Snowflakes by Zinaida Serebriakova.
In November 2017, Andrey Filatov embarked on a PSA project to develop "25 Years of Independence", one of the largest gas deposits in Uzbekistan, with estimated reserves of 100 bcm. Filatov's stake in the project is 37.5%.
On 19 October 2018, Andrey Filatov and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uzbekneftegaz JSC Bahrom Ashrafkhanov signed a supplemental agreement for the project to create a single investor and set the commercial conditions for the development of the field.
On 20 July 2018, Andrey Filatov announced the national team roster for the upcoming World Chess Olympiad in Batumi. The Olympiad became historically unprecedented by gathering the world's strongest chess teams. The Russian men's national team won bronze in the competition.
On 3 February 2018, Andrey Filatov was re-elected RCF President by the XIII Congress of the Russian Chess Federation.
In June 2020, Filatov offered to acquire the monument to Theodore Roosevelt in New York City and the monument to Alexander Baranov in Sitka, AK, in the event that a decision was made to remove them.
In August 2020, the Russian national team took gold in the first-ever FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.
Currently, Andrei Filatov is 49 years, 4 months and 4 days old. Andrei Filatov will celebrate 50th birthday on a Saturday 18th of December 2021. Below we countdown to Andrei Filatov upcoming birthday.