Zaven Andriasian

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Zaven Andriasian
Zaven Andriasian 2012.jpg
Zaven Andriasian, Warsaw 2012
Full name Զավեն Անդրիասյան
Country Armenia
Born (1989-03-11) March 11, 1989 (age 25)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2612 (March 2015)
Peak rating 2645 (March 2011)

Zaven Andriasian (sometimes transliterated as Andriasyan; Armenian: Զավեն Անդրիասյան; born March 11, 1989)[1] is an Armenian chess Grandmaster (2006) and former World Junior Chess Champion.

Chess career[edit]

He won the 2005 European Youth Chess Championship for under 16 and the 2006 World Junior Chess Championship.[2][3] In November 2010 he won the Russian Cup Final after defeating Artyom Timofeev in the second game of the final.[4] In January 2012 he came second in the Armenian Chess960 Championship.[5] In December 2012 he shared first with Alexander Kovchan and Sipke Ernst in the Groningen Chess Festival.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ratings of Chess Players of Armenia by November 1, 2009". MIKA Chess Club. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  2. ^ ChessBase.com - Chess News - European Youth Championship the winners
  3. ^ ChessBase.com - Chess News - Shen Yang and Zaven Andriasian World Junior Champions
  4. ^ Crowther, Mark (2010-11-22). "The Week in Chess 837: Russian Cup Final 2010". London Chess Center. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hrant Melkumyan becomes Armenia’s Chess 960 champion of 2012". PanArmenian.net. 2012-01-28. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Crowther, Mark (2012-12-31). "The Week in Chess: 50th Groningen Chess Festival 2012". The Week in Chess. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 

Notable games[edit]

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