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ChessAcademy.am
Yerevan, Armenia
9-17 January
2021

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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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2019-01-14    The 6th round of Andranik Margaryan memorial was played
Andranik Margaryan memorial continues at Chess academy of Armenia. Yesterday the 6th round was played. Klementy Sychev from Russian Federation is leading the table with 4.5 points. Aryan Gholami from Iran holds the second place with 4 points. Artur Davtyan, Tigran Sargsyan and Zurab Sturua are sharing 3-5 places with 3.5 points each. ...
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2019-01-10    Anna Sargsyan is leading the table after second round
The 9th Andranik Margaryan Memorial continues. Ten chess players are participating  in the round robin tournament, among them 3 Grandmasters and 2 International Masters, 2 Fide Masters and 1 WFM. Among the participants of the tournament is GM Zurab  Sturua, five-time champion of Georgia. After two rounds, WFM Anna Sargsyan is leating the table with 2 points. 4 players...
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2019-01-08    The 9th Andranik Margaryan Memorial Kicked off
Today the 9th Andranik Margaryan Memorial kicks off at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Seven tournaments - six youth swiss and one round robin will be held within the framework of memorial. Ten chess players are going to participate in the round robin tournament, among them 3 Grandmasters and 2 International Masters, 3 Fide Masters. The tournament is a FIDE category ...
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2018-01-18    Parham Maghsoodloo wins the 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial
Andranik Margaryan Memorial came to the end yesterday at Chess Academy of Armenia. After the 9th round Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran and Klementy Sychev of Russia got 6.5 points each and shared the 1-2 places. Due to higher tie-break Maghsoodloo became winner of the tournament and Sychev was awarded silver medal. Representative of Armenia Aram Hakobyan and Lukasz Jarmula...
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2018-01-16    Andanik Margaryan Memorial Comes to the End
The 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial tournament comes to the end. Games of round 7 of the tournament were played at Chess Academy of Armenia yesterday. In the top game of the round two leaders of the tournament Parham Maghsoodloo and Lukasz Jarmula were playing against each other. Jarmula, playing white, had a dominating position right from the beginning of the game, b...
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2018-01-15    Rounds 5 and 6 took place at Chess Academy of Armenia
Games of rounds 5 and 6 of Andranik Margaryan Memorial took place during the weekend at Chess Academy of Armenia. During round 5 President of the Republic of Armenia, President of the Armenian Chess Federation Serzh Sargsyan visited the  Chess Academy of Armenia and observed the games of the round. After 6 rounds Parham Maghsoodloo and Lukasz Jarmula got 5 points eac...
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2018-01-13    3 Way Lead in Andranik Margaryan Memorial
Games of round 4 of Andranik Margaryan Memorial took place yesterday at Chess Academy of Armenia. In contrast to third round where 4 draws were registered, in this round only one draw was agreed and in 4 other games one of the sides was stronger than his opponent. The only draw was agreed in the top game of the round, where then the sole leader Parham Maghsoodloo was ...
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2018-01-12    GM Artashes Minasyan Celebrated a Victory in Round 3 of Andranik Margaryan Memorial
Round 3 of Andranik Margaryan Memorial took place yesterday at Chess Academy of Armenia. In RR tournament only one game was victorious. The most titled and experienced participant of the tournament GM Artashes Minasyan defeated GM Hovik Hayrapetyan in style. In the top game of the round IM Sychev Klementy had a better position against the leader GM Parham Maghsoodloo,...
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2018-01-11    Andranik Margaryan Memorial: Rounds 1 and 2
On January 9 and 10 first and second rounds of Andranik Margaryan Memorial took place at Chess Academy of Armenia. In RR tournament the top seed of the tournament GM Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran is solely leading the table with 2 points out of 2. In the first round he defeated IM Vadim Moiseenko of Russia and in second round he took victory over 2017 Champion of Mold...
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2018-01-09    Andranik Margaryan Memorial Kicks off
Today the 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial kicks off at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Six tournaments - five youth swiss and one round robin will be held within the framework of memorial. Ten chess players are going to participate in the round robin tournament, among them 5 Grandmasters and 5 International Masters. The tournament is a FIDE category 11 event with the...
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2017-01-16    The 7th Andranik Margaryan Memorial Came to Its End
The games of the last round of the 7th Andranik Margaryan Memorial Round Robin International Chess Tournament and the closing ceremony took place today, on the 16th of January 2017. IM Stanislav Bogdanovich from Ukraine celebrated his victory over IM David Paravyan representing Russia in the last round and became the winner of the tournament, scoring 6,5 points. ...
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2017-01-08    Change in the List of Participants
Dear chess fans, there has been a change in the list of participants of the 7th Andranik Margaryan Memorial Round Robin Tournament. GM Levon Babujian from Armenia will play instead of GM Vahap Sanal representing Turkey. The opening ceremony of the tournament will be held today on 8 January, at 1 pm. The games will be held every day at 3 pm, the last round - at 11 a...
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2016-12-07    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2017: Round Robin
The Chess Academy of Armenia has the pleasure to announce that the 7th Andranik Margaryan Memorial: Round Robin tournament will be organized from January 8 to 16, 2017. It is a FIDE category 11 ten player round robin event which promises to be fascinating and spectacular as strong and promising young chess players both from Armenia and abroad are going to take part in...
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2016-01-16    IM David Paravyan the Winner of Round Robin Tournament 2016
The 6th Andranik Margaryan Memorial – Round Robin Tournament ended with IM David Paravyan’s (Russia) confident victory. In the last round he took victory over IM Tigran S. Petrosyan (Armenia), and scoring 6.5 points out of 9 fulfilled his first GM norm. After a tough struggle for the 2nd place IM Maksim Chigaev (Russia), FM Haik M. Martirosyan (Armenia) and GM Olexand...
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2016-01-13    Attention
There have been some changes in the schedule of the round robin tournament. Matches of the last, 9th round will be played on January 16 at 13:00, after which at 19:00 the closing ceremony will take place. ...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2016
From January 8 to 16, 2016 the Chess Academy of Armenia is organizing “Andranik Margaryan 6th Memorial”: Swiss and Round Robin tournaments.   Participants of the Round Robin Tournament are GM Olexandr Bortnyk from Ukraine, IM Maksim Chigaev and IM David Paravyan from Russia, IM M.amin Tabatabaei from Iran, GM Tigran Kotanjian, IM Tigran S. Petrosyan, IM Tigran K. H...
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2015-12-25    FM Kirill Alekseenko the Winner of Round Robin Tournament 2015
Today was the last round of Andranik Margaryan Memorial Round Robin Tournament. FM Kirill Alekseenko (Russia) scored 6.5 points out of 9 and became the winner of the tournament. The second place with 6 points took GM Hovik Hayrapetyan  (Armenia). IM Maksim Chigaev (Russia) and IM Manuel Petrosyan (Armenia) scored 5.5 points and shared third-fourth places.       ...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2015 - Round Robin
The Round Robin Tournament held in the framework of  Andranik Margaryan Memorial was officially announced open on January 8 at the Chess Academy of Armenia.  Participants of the Round Robin Tournament  are GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy and FM Matviishen Viktor from Ukraine, FM Alekseenko Kirill and IM Chigaev Maksim from Russia, GM Babujian Levon, GM Hovik Hayrapetyan, IM Har...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2015 Coming Soon
Chess Academy of Armenia is organizing Andranik Margaryan Memorial from 8-16 January, 2015: Swiss system and Round Robin with Grandmaster norm. The participants of the Round Robin are GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy and FM Matviishen Viktor from Ukraine, FM Alekseenko Kirill and IM Chigaev Maksim from Russia, GM Babujian Levon, GM Hovik Hayrapetyan, IM Harutyunian Tigran K., I...
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2015-12-25    IM Vladislav Artemiev the Winner of Round Robin Tournament 2014
Today was the last round of Andranik Margaryan Memorial Round Robin Tournament. IM Vladislav Artemiev (Russia) scored 6 points out of 9 and became the winner of the tournament. The second place with 5.5 points took GM Wen Yang (China). GM Hovik Hayrapetyan (Armenia) and IM Mads Andersen (Denmark) scored 5 points and shared third-fourth places. IM Vladislav Artemiev fu...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2014
Chess Academy of Armenia is organizing Andranik Margaryan Memorial from 8-15 January, 2014: Swiss system and Round Robin with Grandmaster norm. The participants of the Round Robin are GM Wen Yang from China, GM Aleksey Goganov and IM Vladislav Artemiev from Russia, GM Aleksandar Indjic from Serbia, IM Mads Andersen from Denmark, IM Idani Pouya from Iran, GM Hovhann...
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2015-12-25    GM Martin Kravtsiv the Winner of Round Robin Tournament 2013
The main event was Andranik Margarian Memorial - Round Robin Tournament with Grandmaster norm. GM Martyn Kravtsiv from Ukraine was the sole winner taking 7 points out of 9. IM Karen H. Grigoryan was second with 6,5 points and earned a GM norm. Final standings: 1.    GM Kravtsiv Martyn UKR 2593 – 7 points 2.    Grigoryan Karen H. ARM 2513 – 6.5 points 3- 4. IM B...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2013
The participants of the Round Robin Tournament being held in the framework of Andranik Margaryan Memorial are GM Martyn Kravtsiv and IM Andrey Baryshpolets from Ukraine, IM Shota Azaladze and Davit Benidze from Georgia, IM Aleksey Goganov from Russia, IM Stepan Zilka from Czech Republic, GM Levon Babujian, GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan, IM Karen H. Grigoryan and FM Tigran Har...
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2015-12-25    The Results օf Round Robin Tournament 2012
 For the games please download the following PGN file.  N Title Surname, name Rtg. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts Place 1 GM Bagaturov Giorgi 2449 *  ½  0  0  0  1  1  1  0  ½  1  ½ 5.5 IX 2 ...
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2015-12-25    Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2012
Chess Academy of Armenia is organizing Andranik Margaryan Memorial: round robin system with Grandmaster norm and Swiss system from 8-17 January, 2012. The games start at 15:00. The participants of the round robin are GM Evgeny Sveshnikov from Latvia, GM Giorgi Bagaturov from Georgia, IM Vladimir Belous from Russia, IM Idani Pouya from Iran, GM David Petrosian, GM Gev...
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2015-12-25    GM Evgeniy Sveshnikov the Winner of Round Robin Tournament 2011
GM Evgeniy Sveshnikov from Latvia scored 7.0 points out of 9 and became the champion of Andranik Margaryan Memorial 2011. N Title Surname, name Rtg. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts Place 1   Matinian Nikita 2339 *  ½  1  ½  ½  ½  1  1  ½ ...
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