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Tigran Kotanjian
  
Number of games in database: 215
Years covered: 1998 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2510 (2461 rapid, 2409 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2580

Overall record: +103 -68 =43 (58.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 1 exhibition game, blitz/rapid, odds game, etc. is excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Nimzo Indian (28) 
    E32 E34 E39 E51 E35
 Slav (13) 
    D17 D10 D14 D11 D16
 Grunfeld (9) 
    D85 D86 D76 D83 D70
 Queen's Gambit Declined (9) 
    D37 D35 D31 D38 D36
 King's Indian (8) 
    E94 E97 E91
 Semi-Slav (7) 
    D44 D43 D47 D45
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (52) 
    B31 B51 B67 B80 B90
 Slav (14) 
    D11 D10 D15 D13 D12
 Semi-Slav (10) 
    D49 D45 D44 D48 D47
 Sicilian Najdorf (7) 
    B90 B96 B97
 Queen's Gambit Declined (6) 
    D37 D30 D31
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (5) 
    B67 B62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Volkov vs T Kotanjian, 2011 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Armenian Championship (2007)
   66th Armenian Championship (2006)
   Armenian Championship (2008)
   Acropolis Tournament (2006)
   Armenian Championship (2005)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   Aeroflot Open (2008)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   10th European Individual Championship (2009)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   European Club Cup (2007)
   European Individual Championships (2014)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)
   Dubai Open (2017)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 11th Agzamov Mem
   B Kholmirzaev vs T Kotanjian (May-05-17) 0-1
   T Kotanjian vs Javokhir Sindarov (May-04-17) 1-0
   G Tokhirjonova vs T Kotanjian (May-03-17) 0-1
   T Kotanjian vs Shahzod Vakhidov (May-02-17) 1-0
   T Kotanjian vs M A Gomes (Apr-11-17) 1-0

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TIGRAN KOTANJIAN
(born Sep-01-1981, 36 years old) Armenia

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Grandmaster and Armenian Chess Champion 2014.

Wikipedia article: Tigran Kotanjian


 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 215  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Kotanjian vs J P Ernst  1-0401998EU-ch U18A28 English
2. T Kotanjian vs K Landa 1-0331999Anibal OpenA27 English, Three Knights System
3. T Kotanjian vs M Turov  0-1392000Chigorin mem opD76 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O Nb6
4. T Kotanjian vs D Yevseev  0-1332000Chigorin MemorialA21 English
5. T Kotanjian vs S Ivanov 0-1392000Chigorin MemorialD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
6. K Pourhasan vs T Kotanjian  0-1382001FajrD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
7. M Kantaria vs T Kotanjian  0-1302001BatumiD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. T Kotanjian vs M Sulashvili  0-1322001BatumiD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. V Melnikov vs T Kotanjian  0-1752001BatumiA07 King's Indian Attack
10. T Kotanjian vs L Gogochuri  1-0712001BatumiE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
11. Mamedyarov vs T Kotanjian  1-0422001BatumiD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. T Kotanjian vs T Gharamian  0-1392001BatumiA04 Reti Opening
13. P Ismailova vs T Kotanjian  0-1512001BatumiD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
14. T Kotanjian vs H Vardanian  ½-½462001BatumiA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
15. T A Petrosian vs T Kotanjian  1-0272001BatumiA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. M Turov vs T Kotanjian  0-1462002Suetin memB14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack
17. T Kotanjian vs E Umirgaliev  1-03520024th Stage Russian CupE97 King's Indian
18. A Nikitin vs T Kotanjian  1-04020024th Stage Russian CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. M Makarov vs T Kotanjian  ½-½4620024th Stage Russian CupD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. T Kotanjian vs A Alavkin  0-12020024th Stage Russian CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. S Dyachkov vs T Kotanjian  1-05320024th Stage Russian CupD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. T Kotanjian vs T Gelashvili  1-0522003Batumi BCSA opE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
23. T Kotanjian vs A Yegiazarian 1-0202003Batumi BCSA opD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
24. Jobava vs T Kotanjian  1-0502003Batumi BCSA opB32 Sicilian
25. G Sargissian vs T Kotanjian  ½-½402004Petrosian mem opD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 215  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-25-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Widely unknown No.2 in chessgames.com list of living players <which most often make winning sacrifices>!!
Jun-25-08  zoat22: Second comment! Impressive... perhaps my best...
Jun-25-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Keep on practising, <zoat22>! :D
Jun-25-08  zoat22: <whiteshark> Exactly! It takes lots of practice to write the first comment on a page...
Jun-25-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <zoat22> Here you are: Wang Yaoyao around ma brain
Jun-25-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Well, now you are late again, as usual. :( :D
Jun-25-08  zoat22: <Whiteshark> lol
Jan-21-09  arsen387: <No.2 in chessgames.com list of living players <which most often make winning sacrifices>!!> wow, that's impressive. and currently he is doing very well in Armenian Championship, with 6 points out of 8 games and is the current leader.
Jan-26-09  arsen387: <currently he is doing very well in Armenian Championship, with 6 points out of 8 games and is the current leader.> He and Arman Pashikian scored 8.5/13 and on tiebreaks Pashikian won the 69th Armenian Championship
May-06-09  Vasilyev90: CONGRATULATIONS to GM Tigran Kotanjian the winner of Dubai Chess Open 2009!!! Here's the link:
http://reports.chessdom.com/news-20...
May-07-09  Vakus: Tigran, great job. Keep workin'
Sep-01-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: On his birthday yesterday, GM Kontanjian (2551) lost a game against Filipino Emmanuel Senador (2393) in Campomanes Cup..

http://chess-results.com/tnr37569.a...

sad birthday..

Feb-18-11  Don Cossacks: Winner of Aeroflot open B 2011.
Jan-25-14  Karpova: Tigran Kotanjian won the 74th Armenian Chess Championship, Erevan 2014, on tie-breaks ahead of Hovhannissyan - both had 6.5/9. Kotanjian scored +4 -0 =5, Hovhannissyan +5 -1 =3 (his only loss was to Kotanjian).

Source: http://de.chessbase.com/post/armeni...

Sep-01-14  greed and death: Happy cake day, Mr. Kotanjian! :D
Sep-01-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy Birthday to GM Tigran Kotanjian.
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