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Yerevan, Armenia
9-17 January
2021
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2021-01-17
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2021-01-17    Hovik Hayrapetyan wins the 11th Andranik Margaryan Memorial
Andranik Margaryan Memorial։ Round Robin tournament came to the end at the Chess Academy of Armenia. After the 9th round GM Hovik Hayrapetyan, who represents the Republic of Artsakh, got 7 points and 2nd time won the tournament. The silver and bronze medals were awarded to IM Sergey Lobanov and GM Levon Babujian.   ...
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2021-01-13    Round 5 of the Round Robin tournament is over
Here is the reference of 1Lurer.am to Andranik Margaryan Memorial. After the 5th round, GM Hovik Hayrapetyan leads the tournament crosstable with 4.5 points.  IM Lobanov Sergei and FM Lazavik Denis are in the second and third places with 3.5 points. You can follow the 6th round tomorrow at 15:00 on our official website: http://amargaryan-round.chessacademy.am/?...
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2021-01-12    Hovik Hayrapetyan continues leading the table after Round 3
The 11th A. Margaryan Memorial։ Round Robin tournament continues at Chess Academy of Armenia. After three rounds, GM Hօvik Hayrapetyan continues leading the table with 3 points. Stay tuned to learn more:  http://amargaryan-round.chessacademy.am/?lang=en    ...
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2021-01-09    Andranik Margaryan Memorial: Round Robin Tournament kicked off
The opening ceremony of the Andranik Margaryan Memorial round-robin tournament took place yesterday at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Participants chose their number, thus you can see the pairings and schedule of the tournament by following the link attached. http://amargaryan-round.chessacademy.am/static/article/48... Before the first round, the participants watch...
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2021-01-08    The 10th Andranik Margaryan Memorial will kick off tomorrow
Dear chess lovers, We are glad to announce that Andranik Margaryan's annual round-robin tournament will kick off tomorrow. 10 best young chess players from Russia, Iran, Belarus and Armenia will take part in the tournament. P.s The opening ceremony will take place tonight. Tomorrow starting from 15:00 YVN you can follow the games in our website. ...
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2020-01-17    Hovik Hayrapetyan wins the 10th Andranik Margaryan Memorial
  Andranik Margaryan Memorial։ Round Robin tournament came to the end at the Chess Academy of Armenia. After the 9th round GM Hovik Hayrapetyan, who represents the Republic of Artsakh, got 6 points and won the first place. Silver medal was awarded to GM Zurab Sturua from Georgia. IM Artur Davtyan and IM David Shahinyan from Armenia got 5.5 points each and shared...
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2020-01-17    Andanik Margaryan Memorial Comes to the End
The 10th Andranik Margaryan Memorial comes to the end. Games of round 8 of the tournament were played at the Chess Academy of Armenia yesterday. Victor Matviishen - Evgeny Levin played a new Indian defense. Blacks managed to come out of the opening with equal chances, and on move 21 the sides agreed to a draw. In the match Anna Sargsyan VS Armen Barseghyan one o...
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2020-01-16    Hovik Hayrapetyan continues leading the table after Round 7
The 10th A. Margaryan Memorial։ Round Robin tournament continues at Chess Academy of Armenia. After seven rounds GM Hovik Hayrapetyan continues leading the table with 5 points. The five-time champion of Georgia GM Zurab Sturua is in the second place with the same score. Platon Galperin, Victor Matviishen and Artur Davtyan are sharing 3-5 places with 4 points each. ...
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2020-01-15    Round 7 of the Round Robin tournament was played
In the match Evgeny Levin VS Artur Davtyan the Anti-Meran version of Slav defense was applied Blacks easily overcame the issues derived at the opening, even got a little favorable position, but it wasn't enough to win, and on move 49 the sides agreed to a draw. In the game Zurab Sturua VS David Shahinyan after move 25 the following situation was reached: Her...
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2020-01-14    Round 6: summary of the results
In the match Platon Galperin VS Zurab Sturua the Tarrasch improved defense of Queen's Gambit was applied. Blacks managed to equalize the position, and on move 23  the sides agreed to a draw. Artur Davtyan - Victor Matvisheen used the accepted version of Queen's Gambit. In the middle game Whites spent a great deal of time and finding themselves in a disarray missed ...
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2020-01-14    Hovik Hayrapetyan is leading A. Margaryan Memorial
Andranik Margaryan 10th Memorial continues at Chess Academy of Armenia. Ten chess players are participating in the tournament, among them 5 Grandmasters, 3 International Masters, 1 FIDE master and 1 Woman International Master. Among the participants of Round Robin tournament is GM Zurab Sturua, the five-time champion of Georgia. Yesterday the 5th round was played. ...
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2020-01-13    Round 5 of the Round Robin tournament is over
In the game Evgeny Levin VS Platon Galperin an old Indian defense was played. At the opening Whites renounced the main variants and on move 20 accepted the draw offered by the opponent. In Artur Davtyan VS Anna Sargsyan match Morozevich's version of Slav defense was used. On move 15 Whites deviated from the main continuations, after which Blacks probably confused t...
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2020-01-13    Round 4։ analysis of the games
In Round 4 Platon Galperin VS Victor Matviishen match ended unexpectedly fast, in which Slav defense was played. Whites were more successful at the opening, but on move 19 they lost most of the advantage and after 2 moves made blunder 21.Rc1?? 21․․․Qxc1 0-1 In the match Armen Barseghyan VS Evgeny Levin Blacks were a bit more successful at the opening and got...
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2020-01-12    Summary of Round 3 results
Victor Matviishen - Armen Barseghyan played the "stone wall" system of Dutch defense. The International Master from Ukraine, having a positional advantage, made some inaccurate moves, which the European U-16 current champion skillfully took advantage of and celebrated his first victory. In Zurab Sturua VS Stefan Pogosyan match Petrosyan’s version of new Indian defe...
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2020-01-11    Small review of Round 2 games
Round 2 of the Round Robin Tournament is over. Stefan Pogosyan - Evgeny Levin played a new Indian defense. Whites sacrificing a pawn at the opening, later failed to receive relevant compensation instead and Blacks eventually made use of their material advantage. In the game Armen Barseghyan VS Artur Davtyan main events took place in the middle game: firstly, on mov...
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2020-01-10    Impressive moments of Round 1
The 1st round of A. Margaryan Memorial came to its end. Victor Matviishen - Stefan Pogosyan match ended fastest. The Armenian chess player representing Russia played unsuccessfully at the opening, got a bad position and on move 15 made blunder which the opponent immediately took advantage of. Evgeny Levin - Zurab Sturua played one of the famous versions of Queen's ...
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2020-01-09    The first round matches have started
At 15:00 local time the first round of Round Robin tournament has been started.   Here is the pairing of round 1: IM Platon Galperin - WIM Anna Sargsyan IM David Shahinyan - FM Armen Barseghyan IM Artur Davtyan - GM Hovik Hayrapetyan IM Victor Matviishen - IM Stefan Pogosyan GM Evgeny Levin - GM Zurab Sturua Live Games and Live Stream of the tourn...
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2020-01-09    Andranik Margaryan Memorial: Round Robin Tournament Kicked off
The 10th Andranik Margaryan Memorial - Round Robin Tournament kicked off today (January 9) at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Ten chess players are participating in the tournament, among them 5 Grandmasters, 3 International Masters, 1 FIDE master and 1 Woman International Master. Currently the 10 chess players are taking part in a Blitz Tournament. Pairings of the...
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2019-12-13    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2020
The Chess Academy of Armenia has the pleasure to announce that the 10th Andranik Margaryan Memorial will be organized from January 9 to 17, 2020. It is a FIDE category 9 ten player round robin event with Grandmaster norm. Participants of the Round Robin Tournament are IM Stefan Pogosyan and GM Evgeny Levin from Russia, GM Zurab Sturua from Georgia, IM Viktor Matvii...
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2019-01-17    Klementy Sychev wins the 9th Andranik Margaryan Memorial
Andranik Margaryan Memorial came to the end yesterday at Chess Academy of Armenia. After the 9th round Klementy Sychev of Russia got 6.5 points each and won the first place. FM Artur Davtyan and GM Zurab Sturua got 5.5 points each and shared 2-3 places. Silver medal was awarded to Artur Davtyan. IM Aryan Gholami from Iran, GM Levon Babujyan and student of Chess academ...
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