Vanik Zakaryan

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Vanik Zakaryan or Zakharyan (born March 21, 1936 in Meghri, Armenia) is an Armenian academic, specialist on complex analysis, Member of the Presidium of the Armenian Academy of Sciences (2000), Vice-president (1996) and the honorary vice-president (2000) of the World Chess Federation.[citation needed] He was awarded the Khorenatsi medal be decree of Robert Kocharyan in the first years of the third millennium.[1]

He was graduated from the Yerevan State University, then worked as vice-rector for educational affairs of Yerevan State Pedagogical University.[citation needed] A Doctor of Physico-mathematical sciences (1992), professor, Zakaryan is the head of the Department of Mathematics of Yerevan Polytechnic since 1975.[citation needed]

He was twice Armenian chess champion (1961 jointly, and 1976 jointly).[2]


  2. ^ "All Champions of Armenia". Retrieved 16 December 2011. 

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