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 2622 (September 2014)
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). He won the 2005 European Youth Chess Championship for under 16[2] and the 2006 World Junior Chess Championship.[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 tied for 1st-3rd with Alexander Kovchan and Sipke Ernst in the Groningen Chess Festival.[6] He beat German grandmaster Falko Bindrich in the 2007 World Youth Stars tournament.

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 c5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Be2 Nc6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. O-O O-O 10. a3 a5 11. Nb3 Bb6 12. Bd2 Ne4 13. Be1 Bg4 14. Nfd4 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 Re8 16. Qd3 Qd6 17. Rd1 Bc7 18. g3 Rad8 19. Nc3 Ne5 20. Qe2 Qe6 21. Kg2 b6 22. Nd4 Qg6 23. Ncb5 Bb8 24. Rc1 h5 25. h3 Nc5 26. Rd1 Ned3 27. Nf3 Nf4 0–1[7]

As of January 2013, his FIDE rating is 2598.

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. 
  7. ^ "Falko Bindrich vs Zaven Andriasian, World Youth Stars 2007, Semi-Slav Defense: Quiet Variation (D30), 0-1". Chessgames.com. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 

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