Maxim Turov is a Russian chess Grandmaster with a peak FIDE rating of 2667. He became Grandmaster in 1999 at the age of 20. In 2005 and 2011 he won the Open Dutch Championship in Dieren. Turov was part of the part of the Russia "A" team, which won the gold medal the 1st Children's Chess Olympiad in 1993.
Over the years, Turov has (jointly) won many top tournaments across the world. A few are Doroshkevich Memorial, International Chess Festival Eforie Nord, Nordhausen Open, Faaker See Open, Chennai Open, Georgy Agzamov Memorial, Orissa Open and Tata Steel Open etc.
Apart from being a very accomplished player, Maxim is a world renowned coach.