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G Sargissian 
Photograph courtesy of Babak Zahmat.  
Gabriel Sargissian
Number of games in database: 1,062
Years covered: 1996 to 2015
Last FIDE rating: 2673 (2666 rapid, 2749 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2693
Overall record: +341 -123 =463 (61.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      135 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (63) 
    E60 E62 E94 E63 E61
 Slav (63) 
    D10 D15 D11 D12 D17
 Queen's Gambit Declined (44) 
    D30 D38 D37 D31 D39
 Queen's Indian (41) 
    E15 E17 E16 E12 E19
 Queen's Pawn Game (39) 
    A45 E10 E00 A41 A40
 Semi-Slav (34) 
    D45 D43 D44 D48 D47
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (100) 
    C67 C65 C89 C84 C69
 Queen's Gambit Declined (53) 
    D31 D37 D38 D30 D36
 Caro-Kann (40) 
    B12 B17 B10 B14 B18
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (34) 
    C89 C84 C88 C91 C95
 Nimzo Indian (31) 
    E46 E48 E54 E37 E32
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    E00 A45 A46 D02 E10
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   G Sargissian vs Grischuk, 2008 1-0
   I Nepomniachtchi vs G Sargissian, 2007 0-1
   M Neubauer vs G Sargissian, 2007 0-1
   G Sargissian vs Karjakin, 2015 1-0
   G Sargissian vs I Kurnosov, 2008 1-0
   G Sargissian vs A Muzychuk, 2009 1/2-1/2
   G Sargissian vs Y Zherebukh, 2014 1-0
   Morozevich vs G Sargissian, 2008 0-1
   Bologan vs G Sargissian, 2007 0-1
   G Sargissian vs E Mochalov, 2014 1-0

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Politiken Cup (2007)
   Ruy Lopez Festival (2007)
   Corus Group B (2007)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   8th Dubai Open (2006)
   XXII Reykjavik Open (2006)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   Armenian Championship (2005)
   Olympiad (2008)
   Bronstein Memorial (2014)
   European Team Championship (2011)
   Politiken Cup (2009)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2012)
   European Individual Championship (2008)
   Chess Olympiad (2014)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Champion of the Olympiad by SetNoEscapeOn
   1997 WYCC (open) U-14 by gauer
   1996 WYCC (open) U-14 by gauer

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(born Feb-03-1983, 32 years old) Armenia

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Awarded the GM title in 2002. In 1996, he was the World U14 Champion. He was Armenian champion in 2000 and 2003 and won the Chicago Open in 2012 and the Rethymo International in Greece, also in 2012. Won team gold with Armenia in the 40th Chess Olympiad (2012) held in Istanbul.

Wikipedia article: Gabriel Sargissian

 page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,062  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. G Sargissian vs A Grigorian  0-151 1996 Yerevan opB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
2. M Filipovic vs G Sargissian  ½-½60 1996 Wch U14E83 King's Indian, Samisch
3. G Sargissian vs S Galdunts  0-135 1996 Yerevan opB06 Robatsch
4. G Sargissian vs V Shinkevich  1-053 1996 Wch U14B01 Scandinavian
5. A Arakeljan vs G Sargissian  ½-½58 1996 Yerevan opD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. G Sargissian vs B Askarov  ½-½24 1996 Wch U14C06 French, Tarrasch
7. E Javakhishvili vs G Sargissian  0-119 1996 Yerevan opD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Ganguly vs G Sargissian  0-139 1996 Wch U14A48 King's Indian
9. G Sargissian vs M Lomineishvili  1-028 1996 Yerevan opB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
10. G Sargissian vs Bacrot  1-052 1996 Ch World (cadets) (under 14)B06 Robatsch
11. D F Nunez Vergara vs G Sargissian  ½-½27 1996 Wch U14A36 English
12. G Sargissian vs L Tepojan  0-142 1996 Yerevan opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
13. I Khamrakulov vs G Sargissian  ½-½35 1996 Wch U14B22 Sicilian, Alapin
14. M Zschischang vs G Sargissian  ½-½51 1996 Yerevan opD59 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower
15. G Sargissian vs Suman Sankar  1-029 1996 Wch U14B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
16. Khurtsidze vs G Sargissian  0-170 1996 Yerevan opD02 Queen's Pawn Game
17. G Sargissian vs A Gurevich  1-033 1996 Wch U14A04 Reti Opening
18. G Sargissian vs A Chibukhchian  0-137 1996 Yerevan opB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. V Gaprindashvili vs G Sargissian 0-158 1996 Wch U14A45 Queen's Pawn Game
20. G Sargissian vs R Khaetsky  ½-½55 1997 EU-ch U16B75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
21. G Sargissian vs A Riazantsev 0-156 1997 Kasparov CupC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
22. L Dominguez vs G Sargissian  ½-½54 1997 Wch U14B65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
23. G Sargissian vs H Geanta 1-039 1997 EU-ch U16B32 Sicilian
24. A Jashtylov vs G Sargissian  0-132 1997 Kasparov CupA65 Benoni, 6.e4
25. G Sargissian vs R S Jones  1-050 1997 Wch U14B85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
 page 1 of 43; games 1-25 of 1,062  PGN Download
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Oct-25-07  ArmeniaNL: I hope GM sargissyan can perform well in the team championship and further increase his ELO rating. Hope to see him in top 20 in near future. His last performances show steady improvement in his chess style.

Good luck him.

Nov-25-07  nikolajewitsch: Does anyone know why Sargissian does not play in the World Cup? I mean, I like to see him play for SC Kreuzberg this weekend in the Bundesliga although he could not help them a lot...
Nov-25-07  slomarko: a wild guess: he has not qualified for it.
Nov-25-07  nikolajewitsch: <a wild guess: he has not qualified for it.> Possible, but then he must be the only player of his rating who hasn't, right? There are plenty of IMs there and he has 2670...I thought he would be automatically qualified through rating.
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  acirce: <I thought he would be automatically qualified through rating.>

Nope, but he was very close. Check

The last player who qualified by rating:

<30. A. Onischuk (USA) 2665,50>

2665,50 being the average of his July 06 and January 07 ratings (the number FIDE used to decide who qualifies). Sargissian's was 2662,50

Nov-25-07  nikolajewitsch: Interesting, <acirca>, thx. So it must have been his relatively poor performance at the ECC...pity.
Nov-15-08  arsen387: Seems like in this Olimpiad too Sargissian is in great form. In 2006 it was mostly due to his fantastic form that Armenia took the first place. Gabriel is already 2/2 in Dresden, and if he continues like this, Armenia can achieve another great result. Go Gabriel! Go Armenia!
Nov-15-08  ARMENIA: <arsen387> you couldn't have been more correct with your observation! He is 3 for 3 with a 3126 performance thus far and I believe that Armenia will put the winning position on board three tomorrow to take the narrow win against Ukraine and he should be given the honor and privilege to score the full point against such great force such is Ukraine! Imaigine 4 for 4 for him? He deserves all the praise!

God Bless Armenia

Nov-17-08  DUS: Sargissian -- Stellwagen, 1--0

and Armenia -- Netherlans, 2.5--1.5

for today's R5. Congrats!

4.5 out of 5 is just perfect.

Viva Gabriel Sargissian!

Nov-17-08  DUS: <ARMENIA> haven't seen your postings long time, welcome back!
Nov-20-08  DUS: Sargissian -- Grischuk, 1--0

and Armenia --Russia, 2.5--1.5

Viva Gabriel Sargissian!

Nov-20-08  ArmeniaNL: best wishes to gabi, well done man!!!! please try to break 2700 limit, i am desperatly waiting for that
Nov-20-08  Harvestman: What a run Sargissian is on at the Olympiad! 6/7, with no losses.

Out of curiosity, what (and when) was his last loss at an Olympiad?

(Suppose I could try looking this up myself...)

Nov-20-08  Harvestman: Answering my own question, it looks like it was 2004. Ganguly vs G Sargissian, 2004
Nov-20-08  Eban: Sargissian transforms into Kasparov during Olympics!!
Nov-20-08  Udit Narayan: he looks like a young kasparov
Nov-21-08  arsen387: during Olimpiads he is better than Kasparov:) The soul of our team and the main contributor in terms of points. And his game against Grischuk is a real gem. The position in the end is like from a chess composition. Amazingly beuatiful!
Nov-21-08  shintaro go: Yes, for some reason he becomes a point scoring machine in Olympiads. But in Corus B, he was -3 and finished in last place.
Nov-23-08  praddy06: Sargissian has a live rating of 2673.9 +31.9 a massive jump has to be among 2700 club soon the way he plays.
Nov-24-08  ArmeniaNL: <praddy06:> where can i find live chess ratings
Nov-24-08  khursh: <ArmeniaNL:> but it is calculated only for 2700+ club
Nov-24-08  ArmeniaNL: <praddy06:> how do you get that rating of sargissian 2673.9 ? If what you say is corrent then his name should be in the live rating list.
Nov-25-08  manchild: You can calculate the live rating yourself. I don't know how but you definitely can. What he means to say is that his rating of 2673.9 is after adding his performance from this Olympiad (+31.9). His name is not on the list because he has yet to break the 2700 barrier which the list is limited to. However, Sargissian always outperforms in this type of team competition because he has a very strong team spirit. His individual results so far this year has been rather disappointing.
Nov-26-08  arsen387: Much thanks to our golden boy Sargissian who again performed on a fantastic level with the highest rating performance among all players, 2869, with 9 points out of 11 games.
Dec-30-08  arsen387: Gabriel Sargissian was voted as the best sportsman of the year 2008 in Armenia. Definitely he deserved it!
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