Born in Moscow in 1956.
In 1983 he graduated from the Kalinin Moscow Industrial Art School.
In 1987 debuted at the professional Republican exhibition "Fatherland Monuments".
In 1989 he became a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
Since that time he has constantly exhibited his work at the Union of Artists.
The artist's work can be found at the Russian Ministry of Culture, and in private collections in Japan, Korea and almost all European countries.
Participated in group exhibition in Spain by invitation of the Institute of Culture of the town of Valencia.
In 1992, held a personal painting exhibition at the "Kolomenskoye" museum-reserve.
In 1998 Chekov held a personal exhibition at the Mosow City Duma.
In 1999 he exhibited at the Republic painters' exhibition dedicated to the 200th year anniversary of the birth of A.S.Pushkin.
In 2000 he participated in the Republic exhibition of the Union of Artisits of Russia «In Your Name», dedicated to the 2000th birthday of Christ.
Works by Chekhlov were published in the Paris salon catalogue «Painters of Saint Petersburg Art School», and in the world art auction catalogue «Strasburg Art-97» and others.
He has worked with "Les Oreades" gallery since 2001.