Tigran Kotanjian

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Tigran Kotanjian
Tigran Kotanjian Yerevan ARM Ch 2013.jpg
Tigran Kotanjian, 2013
Full name Tigran Kotanjian
Country Armenia
Born (1981-09-01) September 1, 1981 (age 35)
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2527 (March 2011)
Peak rating 2580 (July 2009)

Tigran Kotanjian (Armenian: Տիգրան Քոթանջյան; born September 1, 1981)[1] is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.[2] He won the 74th Armenian Chess Championship in 2014.[3] On the September 2009 FIDE list, he had an Elo rating of 2553,[4] ranking him number twelve in Armenia.[5]

Kotanjian won the Dubai Chess Open in 2009[6] and Karen Asrian Memorial in 2010. In 2011, he tied for 2nd–3rd with Kirill Stupak in the 4th Beirut Open tournament.[7] In the same year he won the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in Jermuk.[8]

He received his International Master title in 2003 and Grandmaster title in 2006.[4] In the September 2009 FIDE rating list he is ranked 396th in the world among active players.[4]

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