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21-Dec-2014 Interview with GM Samuel Sevian
 

“Chess in Armenia” Magazine had an exclusive interview with GM Samuel Sevian.

The interview in Armenian is here.
 

20-Dec-2014 Hovhannes Gabuzyan in Padova
 
Armenian GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan has scored 5,5 points after seven rounds and is leading together with GM Yuri Vovk (Ukraine) at the open that is being held in Padova, Italy.

You can follow the games of Padova Open on our website on December 14-21, 2014, starting at 12:00 (Yerevan time). Online
 

20-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Al Ain
 
GMs Tigran L. Petrosian, Arman Pashikian, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Levon Babujian, Hovik Hayrapetyan,WGMs Maria Kursova, Lilit Galojan, IM Manuel Petrosyan took victories in the first round of the open in Al Ain, UAE.

You can follow the games of Al Ain Open on our website on December 19-26, 2014, starting at 10:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2
 

20-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Championships
 
GM Sergey Grigoriants scored 15 points out of 22 in the European Blitz Championship that was held in Wroclaw, Poland. WGM Lilit Mkrtchian had 13,5, IM Tigran S. Petrosyan – 13 points.

The champion with 19 points was GM David Navara (Czech Republic).

European Rapid Championship will be held on December 20-21, 2014 in Wroclaw, Poland.

You can follow the games of the European Championships on our website on December 19-21, 2014. Online
 

19-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Championships
 
WGM Lilit Mkrtchian and IM Tigran S. Petrosyan are taking part in the European Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships being held on December 19-21, 2014 in Wroclaw, Poland.
 
19-Dec-2014 Samvel Ter-Sahakyan’s Success
 
GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan scored 6 points out of 7 and shared 1st-2nd places together with GM Saleh Salem (UAE) at the rapid tournament that was held within the framework of the festival in Al Ain, UAE. By the tie-break Ter-Sahakyan took the second prize.

GM Levon Babujian was half a point behind the winner. GM Arman Pashikian scored 5, GMs Tigran L. Petrosian, Hovik Hayrapetyan and IM Manuel Petrosyan – 4,5 points each.

The main open of the Al Ain Festival begins today.
 

19-Dec-2014 Lilit Mkrtchian in Wroclaw
 
Armenian WGM Lilit Mkrtchian scored 5 points out of 9 and took the third prize at the women’s round-robin tournament that was held in Wroclaw, Poland.

The winner with 6 points was WGM Klaudia Kulon (Poland).

You can follow the games of the tournament in Wroclaw on our website on December 10-18, 2014, starting at 19:00 (Yerevan time). Online
 

19-Dec-2014 Hovhannes Gabuzyan in Padova
 
Armenian GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan has scored 4,5 points after six rounds and is taking the third place at the open that is being held in Padova, Italy. Gabuzyan is half a point behind the leader - GM Yuri Vovk (Ukraine).

You can follow the games of Padova Open on our website on December 14-21, 2014, starting at 12:00 (Yerevan time). Online
 

18-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Al Ain
 
GMs Tigran L. Petrosian, Arman Pashikian, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Levon Babujian, Hovik Hayrapetyan,WGMs Maria Kursova, Lilit Galojan are going to participate in an open to be held on December 19-26, 2014 in Al Ain, UAE.

The chief arbiter of the tournament will be IA Ashot Vardapetyan.
 

18-Dec-2014 Lilit Mkrtchian in Wroclaw
 
Armenian WGM Lilit Mkrtchian has scored 5 points out of 8 and is leading together with WGMs Klaudia Kulon and Karina Szczepkowska-Horowska (Poland) before the last round of the women’s round-robin tournament that is being held in Wroclaw, Poland.
 
18-Dec-2014 Hovhannes Gabuzyan in Padova
 
Armenian GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan has scored 3,5 points after five rounds at the open that is being held in Padova, Italy.

The leader with 4,5 points is GM Yuri Vovk (Ukraine).
 

17-Dec-2014 Hovhannes Gabuzyan in Padova
 
Armenian GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan has scored 3,5 points after four rounds at the open that is being held in Padova, Italy. Gabuzyan is only half a point behind the leader – GM Yuri Vovk (Ukraine).
 
17-Dec-2014 Lilit Mkrtchian in Wroclaw
 
Armenian WGM Lilit Mkrtchian has scored 4,5 points after seven rounds and is leading at a women’s round-robin tournament that is being held in Wroclaw, Poland.
 
17-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Basque
 
Final standing (5 rounds, 10 games)
Rk. Name                   Pts
 1. Nepomniachtchi Ian      7½
 2. Radjabov Teimour        6
 3. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  6
 4. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   6
 5. Dominguez Perez Leinier 5½
 6. Grischuk Alexander      5½
 7. Leko Peter              5½
 8. Wang Hao                5
 9. Aronian Levon           5
10. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      4½
11. Ponomariov Ruslan       4½
12. Wang Yue                4½
13. Harikrishna P.          4
14. Gelfand Boris           4
15. Ivanchuk Vassily        3½
16. Bacrot Etienne          3

You can follow the games of World Ming Games on our website on December 11-12 (Rapid), 13-15 (Blitz), 16-17 (Basque), 2014, starting at 10:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2   Rapid1  Rapid2  Rapid3  Blitz1  Blitz2  Blitz3  Basque1  Basque2
 

16-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Basque
 
Standing after round 3 (6 games)
Rk. Name                    Pts
 1. Nepomniachtchi Ian      4½
 2. Harikrishna P.          4
 3. Grischuk Alexander      3½
 4. Radjabov Teimour        3½
 5. Dominguez Perez Leinier 3½
 6. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  3½
 7. Leko Peter              3
 8. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   3
 9. Aronian Levon           3
10. Gelfand Boris           3
11. Wang Yue                3
12. Wang Hao                2½
13. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      2½
14. Ivanchuk Vassily        2½
15. Ponomariov Ruslan       2
16. Bacrot Etienne          1
 
16-Dec-2014 Hovhannes Gabuzyan in Italy
 
Armenian GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan scored 5,5 points out of 9 and took the 4th place among 28 participants in Crespi Memorial that was held in Milan, Italy. The winner of the tournament with 7 points was GM Eduardas Rozentalis (Lithuania).

Now Gabuzyan is taking part in an open in another Italian city Padova. Hovhannes has scored 2 points after two rounds and is leading together with seven other participants.
 

16-Dec-2014 Lilit Mkrtchian in Wroclaw
 
Armenian WGM Lilit Mkrtchian has scored 4 points after six rounds at a women’s round-robin tournament that is being held in Wroclaw, Poland.
 
16-Dec-2014 Varuzhan Akobian’s Victory
 
Armenian GM Varuzhan Akobian took a victory over GM Julio Becerra (USA) with 4,5:1,5 at the Match that was held in Lawrence, USA.
 
15-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Blitz
 
Final standing (after round 30)
Rk. Name                    Pts
 1. Grischuk Alexander      19½
 2. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  18½
 3. Radjabov Teimour        18
 4. Aronian Levon           17½
 5. Ivanchuk Vassily        17
 6. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   17
 7. Nepomniachtchi Ian      17
 8. Ponomariov Ruslan       15
 9. Leko Peter              14½
10. Gelfand Boris           14½
11. Dominguez Perez Leinier 13
12. Wang Hao                13
13. Wang Yue                12½
14. Harikrishna P.          11½
15. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      11½
16. Bacrot Etienne          10
 
14-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Blitz
 
Standing after round 20
Rk. Name                    Pts
 1. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  14
 2. Grischuk Alexander      13
 3. Ivanchuk Vassily        13
 4. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   11½
 5. Aronian Levon           11½
 6. Radjabov Teimour        11
 7. Nepomniachtchi Ian      10½
 8. Gelfand Boris            9½
 9. Wang Hao                 9
10. Ponomariov Ruslan        8½
11. Dominguez Perez Leinier  8½
12. Leko Peter               8½
13. Harikrishna P.           8
14. Wojtaszek Radoslaw       8
15. Wang Yue                 8
16. Bacrot Etienne           7½
 
13-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Blitz
 
Standing after round 10
Rk. Name                   Pts
 1. Ivanchuk Vassily        7
 2. Aronian Levon           7
 3. Leko Peter              7
 4. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   6
 5. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  6
 6. Grischuk Alexander      5½
 7. Wang Hao                5½
 8. Radjabov Teimour        5
 9. Nepomniachtchi Ian      4½
10. Harikrishna P.          4½
11. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      4½
12. Dominguez Perez Leinier 4½
13. Gelfand Boris           4½
14. Wang Yue                3
15. Ponomariov Ruslan       3
16. Bacrot Etienne          2½
 
12-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Rapid
 
Final standing (after round 7)
Rk. Name                   Pts
 1. Grischuk Alexander      5
 2. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  4½
 3. Wang Hao                4½
 4. Aronian Levon           4½
 5. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   4½
 6. Nepomniachtchi Ian      4
 7. Ivanchuk Vassily        4
 8. Wang Yue                3½
 9. Gelfand Boris           3½
10. Dominguez Perez Leinier 3
11. Leko Peter              3
12. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      2½
13. Bacrot Etienne          2½
14. Ponomariov Ruslan       2½
15. Harikrishna P.          2½
16. Radjabov Teimour        2
 
12-Dec-2014 Avetik Grigoryan in the Philippines
 
Armenian GM Avetik Grigoryan scored 7 points out of 10 and shared 1st-4th places together with GMs Levan Pantsulaia, Merab Gagunashvili (Georgia) and Ivan Popov (Russia) at the open that was held in Quezon City, Philippines. By the tie-break Grigoryan took the 4th place.

The winner of the tournament was Pantsulaia.

You can follow the games of the open in the Quezon City on our website on December 6-12, 2014. Online
 

11-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games. Rapid
 
Standing after round 4
Rk. Name                   Pts
 1. Wang Hao                3½
 2. Grischuk Alexander      3
 3. Aronian Levon           2½
 4. Wang Yue                2½
 5. Mamedyarov Shakhriyar   2½
 6. Leko Peter              2
 7. Ponomariov Ruslan       2
 8. Dominguez Perez Leinier 2
 9. Ivanchuk Vassily        2
10. Vachier-Lagrave Maxime  2
11. Harikrishna P.          2
12. Wojtaszek Radoslaw      1½
13. Nepomniachtchi Ian      1½
14. Gelfand Boris           1
15. Bacrot Etienne          1
16. Radjabov Teimour        1
 
11-Dec-2014 Avetik Grigoryan in the Philippines
 
Armenian GM Avetik Grigoryan has scored 5,5 points after eight rounds at the open that is being held in Quezon City, Philippines. Grigoryan is only half a point behind the leaders – GMs Anton Demchenko (Russia) and Levan Pantsulaia (Georgia).
 
11-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian scored 7 points out of 10 and took the 7th place among 100 participants at the open that was held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. IM Vahe Baghdasaryan’s result was 6 points.

The sole winner of the tournament with 8,5 points was GM Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

10-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian has scored 6,5 points after nine rounds at the open in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. IM Vahe Baghdasaryan has 5 points.

The leader with 8 points is GM Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

9-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian has scored 6 points after eight rounds and is taking the third place at the open in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. IM Vahe Baghdasaryan has 5 points.

The leader with 7,5 points is GM Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

8-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian and IM Vahe Baghdasaryan have scored 5 points each after seven rounds at the open in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.

The leader with 7 points is GM is Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

7-Dec-2014 Levon Aronian in the World Mind Games
 
GM Levon Aronian is going to participate in the World Mind Games to be held on December 11-17, 2014 in Beijing, China. The tournament will consist of three events: Rapid, Blitz and Basque.

The rivals of Aronian will be GMs Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Mamedyarov, Vachier-Lagrave, Ivanchuk, Dominguez Perez, Ponomariov, Radjabov, Gelfand, Leko, Bacrot, Wang Yue, Wojtaszek, Wang Hao, Harikrishna.
 

6-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian has scored 4,5 points after six rounds at the open that is being held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. IM Vahe Baghdasaryan has 4 points.

The leader with 6 points is GM is Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

5-Dec-2014 Samuel Sevian will Play at Tata Steel
 
Organizers of the traditional Tata Steel Festival to be held in January, 2015 in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands announced the participants list of the Tournament B – Tata Steel Challengers. Armenian GM Samuel Sevian who will become 14 years old on December 26, 2014 is also invited to this prestigious tournament. The rivals of Sevian will be particularly GMs Navara, Wei Yi, Shankland, L’Ami, Potkin, Van Kampen, Timman.

Let us remind that the composition of the main tournament – Tata Steel Masters has become known earlier. Here Armenian GM Levon Aronian’s rivals will be World Champion Carlsen, GMs Caruana, Giri, So, Vachier-Lagrave, Ding Liren, Radjabov, Ivanchuk, Jobava, Saric, Hou Yifan, Van Wely.

You can follow the games of Tata Steel Tournament on our website on January 10-13, 15-18, 20-21, 23-25, 2015, starting at 16:30 (Yerevan time).
 

5-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GMs Sergei Movsesian and Vladimir Akopian scored 6 points each out of 9 at the open that was held in Doha, Qatar. GMs Hrant Melkumyan and Hovhannes Gabuzyan each had 5,5, Gabriel Sargissian – 5, Robert Hovhannisyan and Elina Danielian each – 4,5 points.

The winner of the tournament with 7,5 points was GM Yu Yangyi (China).

You can follow the games of the tournament in Doha on our website from November 26 till December 4, 2014, starting at 16:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2  Online3 Video
 

5-Dec-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Pavlodar
 
GM Zaven Andriasian has scored 4 points after five rounds at the open that is being held in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. IM Vahe Baghdasaryan has 3 points.

The leader with 5 points is GM is Sergey Volkov (Russia).
 

4-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GM Vladimir Akopian has scored 6 points out of 8 before the last round of the open in Doha, Qatar. Akopian is one point behind the leader - GM Vladimir Kramnik (Russia).

GMs Sergei Movsesian and Hrant Melkumyan each have 5, Gabriel Sargissian, Robert Hovhannisyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Elina Danielian each – 4,5 points.
 

4-Dec-2014 Karen Grigoryan in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan scored 2,5 points out of 5 and shared 3rd-4th places together with GM Miguel Illescas (Spain) at the tournament that was held in Barcelona, Spain. GMs Csaba Balogh (Hungary) and Li Chao (China) showed the best results – 3,5 points. By the tie-break the winner of the tournament was Balogh.

You can follow the games of the tournament in Barcelona on our website from November 28 till December 2, 2014, starting at 19:30 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2  Online3
 

3-Dec-2014 Publications of Chess in Armenia
 
Chess in Armenia represents to the readers’ attention the updated list of its publications.

Chess lovers, who wish to purchase our books, can contact us with the following e-mail address: armchess@arminco.com
 

2-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GMs Sergei Movsesian and Vladimir Akopian have scored 4 points each after six rounds at the open in Doha, Qatar. GMs Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Elina Danielian each have 3,5, Hrant Melkumyan, Robert Hovhannisyan each - 3, Gabriel Sargissian - 2,5 points.

The leader with 6 points is GM Anish Giri (Netherlands).
 

2-Dec-2014 Karen Grigoryan in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 2 points out of 4 before the last round of the tournament in Barcelona, Spain.

The leader with 3 points is GM Balogh Csaba (Hungary).
 

1-Dec-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GM Vladimir Akopian has scored 3,5 points after five rounds at the open in Doha, Qatar. GMs Sergei Movsesian, Robert Hovhannisyan each have 3, Gabriel Sargissian, Hrant Melkumyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan, Elina Danielian each - 2,5 points.

The leader with 5 points is GMs Anish Giri (Netherlands).
 

1-Dec-2014 Karen Grigoryan in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 1,5 points after three round of the tournament in Barcelona, Spain.

The leader with 2,5 points is Balogh Csaba (Hungary).
 

1-Dec-2014 FIDE Rating List by December 1, 2014
 
The FIDE has announced the FIDE Rating List by 1st December 2014.

The new ratings of chess players of Armenia are available in our link Ratings by December 1, 2014.
 

30-Nov-2014 Interview with Hovhannes Azoyan
 

“Chess in Armenia” Magazine had an exclusive interview with a popular Armenian Actor Hovhannes Azoyan.

The interview in Armenian is here.
 

30-Nov-2014 Subscription for “Chess in Armenia” Magazine
 
Subscription of 2014-2015 for “Chess in Armenia” Magazine is still going on.

Foreign readers should directly contact the editorial office of “Chess in Armenia” for the subscription.

Foreign subscribers can receive the magazine in their choice either to their home address (paper variant) or via e-mail (PDF format).

For more details you should contact “Chess in Armenia” armchess@arminco.com
 

29-Nov-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GM Sergei Movsesian has scored 2,5 points after three rounds at the open in Doha, Qatar. Movsesian is half a point behind the four leaders – GMs Anish Giri (Netherlands), Evgeny Tomashevsky (Russia), Nils Grandelius (Sweden) and Mikhailo Oleksienko (Ukraine).

GMs Hrant Melkumyan, Vladimir Akopian each have 2, Gabriel Sargissian, Robert Hovhannisyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan – 1,5, Elina Danielian - 1 point.
 

29-Nov-2014 Karen Grigoryan in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan took a victory over GM Alvar Alonso in the first round of the tournament in Barcelona, Spain.
 
28-Nov-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
GMs Hrant Melkumyan, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Hovhannes Gabuzyan have scored 1,5 points each after 2 rounds at the open that is being held in Doha, Qatar. They each are half a point behind the 14 leaders.

GMs Gabriel Sargissian, Robert Hovhannisyan and Elina Danielian have 1 point each.
 

28-Nov-2014 Interview with Vilen Galstyan
 

“Chess in Armenia” Magazine had an exclusive interview with a Famous Armenian Ballet Master Vilen Galstyan.

The interview in Armenian is here.
 

27-Nov-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
In the first round of the open in Doha, Qatar GMs Hrant Melkumyan, Sergei Movsesian, Robert Hovhannisyan took victories, Gabriel Sargissian, Vladimir Akopian, Hovhannes Gabuzyan ended in a draw, Elina Danielian was defeated.
 
27-Nov-2014 Karen Grigoryan in Barcelona
 
Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan is going to participate in a grandmaster round-robin tournament to be held from November 28 till December 2, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. The rivals of Grigoryan will be GMs Li Chao (China), Balogh Csaba (Hungary), Miguel Illescas, Alvar Alonso, Marc Narcisio (Spain).
 
26-Nov-2014 Samuel Sevian in Saint Louis
 
Armenian GM Samuel Sevian had no defeat, scored 7,5 points out of 9 and confidently took the first prize at the tournament that was held in Saint Louis, USA. Sevian was two points ahead of his nearest rival - GM Samy Shoker (Egypt).
 
26-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match
 

Blitz score
Hikaru Nakamura 9,5 : Levon Aronian 6,5

Classical score
Levon Aronian 8 : Hikaru Nakamura 8

Match score
Hikaru Nakamura 17,5 : Levon Aronian 14,5

You can follow the games of Nakamura-Aronian Match on our website on November 21-25, 2014, starting at 23:55 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2  Online3
 

25-Nov-2014 Samuel Sevian Won in Saint Louis
 
Armenian GM Samuel Sevian (USA) ended in a draw with his coach IM Andranik Matikozian (Armenia) in the 7th round and took a victory over IM Ashwin Jayaram (India) in the penultimate 8th round of the round-robin tournament in Saint Louis, USA. Sevian scored 7 points out of 8 and guaranteed the first prize for himself despite of the results of the last round because the nearest rival – GM Samy Shoker (Egypt) is two points behind the Armenian 13-year-old chess player.
 
25-Nov-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Doha
 
Armenian GMs Gabriel Sargissian, Hrant Melkumyan, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Robert Hovhannisyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan are going to participate in a great open to be held from November 26 till December 4, 2014 in Doha, Qatar.
 
25-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match. Round 4
 
Levon Aronian - Hikaru Nakamura ½-½
 
24-Nov-2014 Samuel Sevian’s Triumphant March
 
13-year-old Samuel Sevian is showing an excellent performance at the round-robin tournament which is being held in Saint Louis, USA. Scoring 5,5 points out of 6 Sevian is confidently leading.

Already after the fourth round Samuel’s rating was above 2500 and the decision of FIDE about awarding the Armenian young chess player with the Grandmaster Title finally came into force.
 

24-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian – 6:6
 
In Nakamura-Aronian Match in Saint Louis 4 points is given for the victory in the classical games and 1 point in the blitz games (for the draws – accordingly 2 and 0,5).

That is why after the three classical games the result is unusual – 6:6.

You can follow the games of Nakamura-Aronian Match on our website on November 21-25, 2014, starting at 23:55 (Yerevan time).  Online1  Online2  Online3
 

24-Nov-2014 Gevorg Harutjunyan’s Third Prize
 
Armenian GM Gevorg Harutjunyan scored 7 points out of 9 and shared 2nd-6th places among 262 participants at the open that was held in Tehran, Iran. By the tie-break Harutjunyan took the third prize.

GM Pouria Darini (Iran) scored half a point more and became the winner of the tournament.

GM Davit Petrosian’s result was 6,5 and IM Ashot Nadanian’s - 6 points.
 

24-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match. Round 3
 
Hikaru Nakamura - Levon Aronian ½-½
 
23-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 11
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand 1-0

Final score
Magnus Carlsen 6,5 : Viswanathan Anand 4,5

You can follow the games of the World Championship Match on our website on November 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 2014, starting at 16:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2  Online3  Online Video 
 

23-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match. Round 2
 
Levon Aronian - Hikaru Nakamura 1-0
 
22-Nov-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tehran
 
Armenian GMs Gevorg Harutjunyan and Davit Petrosian have scored 6,5 points each after eight rounds at the open that is being held in Tehran, Iran. Before the last round they are half a point behind the leaders – GMs Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, Pouria Darini (Iran) and Oleg Korneev (Spain).

IM Ashot Nadanian has 6 points.
 

22-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match. Round 1
 
Hikaru Nakamura - Levon Aronian 1-0
 
21-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 10
 
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen ½-½
 
21-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match
 
Armenian GM Levon Aronian will have a match with the top American GM Hikaru Nakamura on November 21-25, 2014 in Saint Louis, USA.
 
21-Nov-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tehran
 
Armenian IM Ashot Nadanian has scored 6 points after seven rounds and is leading together with six other participants at the open that is being held in Tehran, Iran. GMs Gevorg Harutjunyan and Davit Petrosian each are half a point behind the leaders.
 
20-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 9
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand ½-½
 
20-Nov-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tehran
 
All the Armenian participants took victories in the fifth round of the open that is being held in Tehran, Iran. Now GM Gevorg Harutjunyan is leading with 5 points. The same results has FM Nima Javanbakht (Iran) but he is behind the Armenian chess player by the tie-break. GM Davit Petrosian and IM Ashot Nadanian have half a point less than the leaders. Hovhannes Hakobyan has scored 4 points.
 
19-Nov-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tehran
 
GM Gevorg Harutjunyan has scored 4 points after four round and is leading together with four other participants at the open that is being held in Tehran, Iran. GM Davit Petrosian and IM Ashot Nadanian each have 3,5, Hovhannes Hakobyan – 3 points.
 
18-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 8
 
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen ½-½
 
18-Nov-2014 Artem Atovmian and Arsen Mnatsakanian – European Vice-Champions!
 
Armenian chess players Artem Atovmian and Arsen Mnatsakanian (Russia) become the European Vice-Champions accordingly in the U8 and U12 Groups of the European Youth Rapid Chess Championship that was held in Tallinn, Estonia.

Congratulations!
 

18-Nov-2014 Karen Movsziszian’s Success
 
Armenian GM Karen Movsziszian scored 7 points out of 9 and took the second prize among 60 participants at an open that was held in Can Picafort, Spain. Movsziszian was only half a point behind the winner – GM Vladimir Burmakin (Russia).
 
17-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 7
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand ½-½
 
16-Nov-2014 Nakamura-Aronian Match
 
Armenian GM Levon Aronian will have a match with the top American GM Hikaru Nakamura on November 21-25, 2014 in Saint Louis, USA.

The grandmasters will have 4 classic and 16 blitz games.
 

15-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 6
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand 1-0
 
14-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 5
 
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen ½-½
 
14-Nov-2014 Mamikon Gharibyan and Mariam Mkrtchyan – FIDE Candidate Masters
 
World Chess Federation awarded Armenian young chess players the European U10 Boys Champion Mamikon Gharibyan with the title of FIDE Candidate Master and the European U10 Girls Vice-Champion Mariam Mkrtchyan with the title of FIDE Women’s Candidate Master.

Congratulations!
 

13-Nov-2014 Samuel Sevian was Awarded with the Grandmaster Title!
 

FIDE awarded 13-year-old Armenian chess player Samuel Sevian (USA) with the Grandmaster Title, congratulations!

The award will finally come into force at the very moment Sevian’s individual rating becomes 2500. Now Samvel’s Elo is 2484.
 

12-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 4
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand ½-½
 
12-Nov-2014 Manuel Petrosyan and Tigran S. Petrosyan – International Masters
 
FIDE awarded Armenian chess players Manuel Petrosyan and Tigran S. Petrosyan with the titles of International Master.

Congratulations!
 

12-Nov-2014 Norayr Kalantaryan and Nune Vardanyan – International Arbiters
 
FIDE awarded Armenia chess arbiters Norayr Kalantaryan and Nune Vardanyan with the titles of International Arbiter.

Congratulations!
 

11-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 3
 
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen 1-0
 
11-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 7
 

Ernesto Inarkiev     - Levon Aronian    0-1
Alexander Grischuk   - Vladimir Kramnik ½-½
Boris Gelfand        - Peter Leko       1-0
Alexander Morozevich - Ding Liren       ½-½

Final standing
Rk. Player name          Score
 1. Grischuk, Alexander   5.5
 2. Kramnik, Vladimir     4.5
 3. Gelfand, Boris        4
 4. Aronian, Levon        4
 5. Ding, Liren           3.5
 6. Leko, Peter           2.5
 7. Inarkiev, Ernesto     2
 8. Morozevich, Alexander 2

You can follow the games of Petrosian Memorial on our website on November 4-6, 8-11, 2014, starting at 14:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2  Video
 

10-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 6
 

Levon Aronian    - Alexander Grischuk   ½-½
Ding Liren       - Boris Gelfand        ½-½
Peter Leko       - Ernesto Inarkiev     ½-½
Vladimir Kramnik - Alexander Morozevich 1-0
 

9-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 2
 
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand 1-0
 
9-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 5
 

Levon Aronian      - Vladimir Kramnik     ½-½
Boris Gelfand      - Alexander Morozevich 1-0
Alexander Grischuk - Peter Leko           1-0
Ernesto Inarkiev   - Ding Liren           ½-½
 

8-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match. Round 1
 
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen ½-½
 
8-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 4
 

Peter Leko           - Levon Aronian      ½-½
Vladimir Kramnik     - Boris Gelfand      ½-½
Alexander Morozevich - Ernesto Inarkiev   ½-½
Ding Liren           - Alexander Grischuk ½-½
 

8-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match
 
Opening ceremony of the World Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand took place in Sochi, Russia. According to the drawing of lots. Anand will have the white pieces in the first game.
 
7-Nov-2014 Aronian-Nakamura Match
 
Armenian GM Levon Aronian will have a match with the top American GM Hikaru Nakamura on November 21-25, 2014 in Saint Louis, USA.

The grandmasters will have 4 classic and 16 blitz games.

The prize fund of the match is 100.000 dollars.
 

6-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 3
 


President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan makes the first move in the game Aronian-Ding Liren.

Levon Aronian      - Ding Liren           ½-½
Peter Leko         - Vladimir Kramnik     ½-½
Ernesto Inarkiev   - Boris Gelfand        ½-½
Alexander Grischuk - Alexander Morozevich 1-0
 

6-Nov-2014 The World Championship Match
 
The World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Viswanathan Anand (India) starts on November 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
 
5-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 2
 

Alexander Morozevich - Levon Aronian      ½-½
Vladimir Kramnik     - Ernesto Inarkiev   1-0
Boris Gelfand        - Alexander Grischuk 0-1
Ding Liren           - Peter Leko         ½-½
 

5-Nov-2014 Karen Movsziszian in the World Senior Championship
 
GM Karen Movsziszian scored 7,5 points out of 11 and shared 4th-5th places among 47 participants in the World Senior Chess Championship that was held in Katerini, Greece. By the tie-break Movsziszian was the fifth. Karen was one point behind the champion – GM Zurab Sturua (Georgia).

You can follow the games of the World Senior Championship on our website on October 24-29, October 31-November 4, 2014, starting at 18:00 (Yerevan time). Online1  Online2
 

4-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial. Round 1
 

Levon Aronian      - Boris Gelfand        ½-½
Ding Liren         - Vladimir Kramnik     ½-½
Peter Leko         - Alexander Morozevich ½-½
Alexander Grischuk - Ernesto Inarkiev     1-0
 

4-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial
 

Here are the results of the drawing of Tigran Petrosian Memorial in Moscow, Russia:

1. Ding Liren, 2. Leko, 3. Aronian, 4. Grischuk, 5. Inarkiev, 6. Gelfand, 7. Morozevich, 8. Kramnik.

Today in the first round Levon Aronian will play with whites against Boris Gelfand.
 

4-Nov-2014 Karen Movsziszian in the World Senior Championship
 
GM Karen Movsziszian has scored 6,5 points after ten rounds in the World Senior Chess Championship that is being held in Katerini, Greece.

Before the last round the leaders with 8 points each are GMs Zurab Sturua (Georgia) and Keith Arkell (England).
 

3-Nov-2014 Robert Hovhannisyan’s Second Prize
 
GM Robert Hovhannisyan scored 7,5 points out of 9 and shared 1st-3rd places among 480 participants at the international open that was held in Bad Wiessee, Germany. By the tie-break Hovhannisyan took the second prize. The winner of the tournament was GM Alexander Lenderman (USA).

GM Hrant Melkumyan was only half a point behind the winner and took the 8th place.

You can follow the games of the open in Bad Wiessee on our website from October 25 till November 2, 2014. Online
 

3-Nov-2014 Karen Movsziszian in the World Senior Championship
 
GM Karen Movsziszian has scored 5,5 points after nine rounds in the World Senior Chess Championship that is being held in Katerini, Greece.

The leaders with 7 points each are GMs Zurab Sturua (Georgia) and Keith Arkell (England).
 

2-Nov-2014 Tigran Petrosian Memorial
 
A super tournament dedicated to the memory of Tigran Petrosian will be held on November 4-11, 2014 in Moscow, Russia.

Chairman of the Memorial’s Organizing Committee is the President of the Republic of Armenia, President of the Armenian Chess Federation Serzh Sargsyan.

Chairman of the Appeals Committee is GM Rafael Vaganian.

GMs Levon Aronian (Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Alexander Morozevich, Ernesto Inarkiev (Russia), Boris Gelfand (Israel), Peter Leko (Hungary) and Ding Liren (China) will participate in the tournament.
 

1-Nov-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Bad Wiessee
 
GM Robert Hovhannisyan has scored 6 points after seven rounds and is leading with 12 other participants at the international open in Bad Wiessee, Germany. GM Hrant Melkumyan is only half a point behind the leaders.
 
1-Nov-2014 Karen Movsziszian in the World Senior Championship
 
GM Karen Movsziszian has scored 4,5 points after seven rounds in the World Senior Chess Championship that is being held in Katerini, Greece.

The leaders with 5,5 points each are GMs Zurab Sturua (Georgia) and John Nunn (England).
 

1-Nov-2014 FIDE Rating List by November 1, 2014
 
The FIDE has announced the FIDE Rating List by 1st November 2014.

The new ratings of chess players of Armenia are available in our link Ratings by November 1, 2014.
 

 

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New Book
Petrosian’s 300 Attacks
Full list of the Books.

The main aim of Gaguik Oganessian’s new book - “Petrosian’s 300 Attacks” is to introduce the readers one of the most impressive aspects of the chess king, that is his combinatorial talent. Petrosian’s 300 beautiful attacks and sacrifices are selected in chronological order. Numerous photos showing Tigran’s life from the childhood till his last days are published in the book. The book includes also the detailed statistics of all Petrosian’s performances. All these are accompanied with Petrosian’s delicate and precise chess aphorisms and opinions of famous grandmasters describing the champion.
     
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

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