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Eduard A Mnatsakanian
Number of games in database: 139
Years covered: 1957 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2102
Highest rating achieved in database: 2425

Overall record: +22 -67 =50 (33.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (35) 
    B80 B95 B41 B45 B67
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B45 B47 B48 B46
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B95 B94 B96 B99 B97
 Caro-Kann (6) 
    B12 B17 B18 B13
 French Defense (6) 
    C10 C04 C18 C19 C16
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B67 B61 B63 B64
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (20) 
    B29 B25 B47 B28 B20
 Slav (9) 
    D11 D15 D10 D19 D17
 Ruy Lopez (4) 
    C96 C77
 English (4) 
    A15 A12
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E Mnatsakanian vs J Banas, 1979 1-0
   E Mnatsakanian vs A Zaitsev, 1962 1-0
   I Nei vs E Mnatsakanian, 1965 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Yerevan (1965)
   USSR Championship (1962)
   European Individual Championship (2014)

   🏆 European Individual Championship
   V Khachatryan vs E Mnatsakanian (Mar-13-14) 1-0
   E Mnatsakanian vs M Codenotti (Mar-12-14) 0-1
   V Danielyan vs E Mnatsakanian (Mar-11-14) 0-1
   E Mnatsakanian vs H Vardanian (Mar-10-14) 0-1
   E Mnatsakanian vs C Ali Marandi (Mar-08-14) 0-1

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(born Dec-06-1938, died Jan-18-2016, 77 years old) Armenia

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Eduard Andronikovich Mnatsakanian was an International Master. He was Armenian champion in 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, and 1967.

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 139  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Mnatsakanian vs Taimanov  0-1481957URS-ch qfB41 Sicilian, Kan
2. Krogius vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0491957USSR ch sfA21 English
3. E Mnatsakanian vs Bagirov  ½-½421957URS-ch qfB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
4. Antoshin vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0251957URS-ch sfD22 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. E Mnatsakanian vs Suetin  ½-½351957URS-ch sfB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
6. E Mnatsakanian vs Taimanov 0-1341957URS-ch sfB41 Sicilian, Kan
7. K Klaman vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0411957URS-ch sfD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
8. Ragozin vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0451957URS-ch sfC77 Ruy Lopez
9. Tal vs E Mnatsakanian  ½-½531959MoscowA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
10. Spassky vs E Mnatsakanian 1-0231959MoscowD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. E Mnatsakanian vs Kholmov 0-1461960USSR Team ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. E Mnatsakanian vs Petrosian 0-1241961Team Events of the Spartak Sports SocietyB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. E Mnatsakanian vs M Mukhitdinov  ½-½331962URS-chTC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
14. Suetin vs E Mnatsakanian  ½-½381962USSR ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
15. E Mnatsakanian vs A Korelov 0-1411962USSR ChampionshipC52 Evans Gambit
16. A Bannik vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0371962USSR ChampionshipD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. E Mnatsakanian vs Spassky  0-1371962USSR ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
18. Tal vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0341962USSR ChampionshipE12 Queen's Indian
19. Stein vs E Mnatsakanian  ½-½351962USSR ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
20. E Mnatsakanian vs V Mikenas  ½-½411962USSR ChampionshipB32 Sicilian
21. Taimanov vs E Mnatsakanian  ½-½411962USSR ChampionshipA60 Benoni Defense
22. E Mnatsakanian vs Khodos  0-1401962USSR ChampionshipB08 Pirc, Classical
23. Aronin vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0411962USSR ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. E Mnatsakanian vs A Zaitsev 1-0191962USSR ChampionshipB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. Krogius vs E Mnatsakanian  1-0621962USSR ChampionshipD19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 139  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-26-05  sitzkrieg: Anyone who can draw Tal, Stein and Kholmov deserves a short bio. Who is this?
Sep-15-05  Resignation Trap: Eduard Andronikovich Mnatsakanian was born December 6, 1938 in Yerevan Armenia (former USSR). He won the Armenian Championship five times (1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, and 1967).

He played in the USSR Championship finals twice. In 1962 he scored 6.5/19 and in the 1967 event (a Swiss system) he finished 8-5 for 18th-26th place in a field of 126 players.

He was awarded the International Master title in 1978.

He is still active. At a recent event in Yerevan in August 2005, he scored 7.5/9 at a tournament for players 60 and over, second place behind Gagik Hakobian.

Sep-15-05  sitzkrieg: Nice!
Apr-14-16  Eastfrisian: According to this: he died in January 2016. R.I.P.
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