Ashot Anastasian

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Ashot Anastasian
Country Armenia
Born (1964-07-10)10 July 1964
Yerevan, Armenian SSR
Died 26 December 2016(2016-12-26) (aged 52)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2556 (March 2011)

Ashot Anastasian (Armenian: Աշոտ Անաստասյան; 10 July 1964 – 26 December 2016) was an Armenian chess Grandmaster. He won two team bronze medals and one individual gold medal at Chess Olympiads.[1] On the March 2011 FIDE list, he had an Elo rating of 2556,[2] making him ranked number 14 in Armenia.[3]

Anastasian won the Armenian Chess Championship in 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1994, and 2005.[2] He received his International Master title in 1988 and Grandmaster title in 1993.[4] In 1993 he placed first in Katowice.[5] In 2007, tied for first with Bassem Amin in the Abu Dhabi Chess Festival.[6]

In September 2009 FIDE rating list he was ranked 325th in the world among active players.[4]

In 2010, he was appointed coach of the Armenian national women's team.[7]

On 26 December 2016, Armenpress reported that Anastasian had died.[8]

Notable games[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Chess Olympiads: Ashot Anastasian". OlimpBase. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "The chess games of Ashot Anastasian" Chessgames.com
  3. ^ "World Chess Federations Ranking: Armenia" FIDE
  4. ^ a b "FIDE Chess Profile: 13300059: Anastasian, Ashot" FIDE
  5. ^ "Katowice Fibak op 1993". 365Chess.com. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Crowther, Mark (2007-08-20). "TWIC 667: Abudhabi Chess Festival". London Chess Center. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ashot Anastasian - Women's National Team Coach". Armchess.am. 2010-06-15. Archived from the original on 11 June 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010. 
  8. ^ "Chess grandmaster Ashot Anastasyan dies". armenpress.am. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Ashot Anastasian vs Sergei Tiviakov" Chessgames.com

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