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Zaven Andriasian
Z Andriasian 
Number of games in database: 690
Years covered: 2001 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2586 (2633 rapid, 2766 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2645

Overall record: +142 -57 =223 (60.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 268 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (114) 
    B90 B47 B30 B31 B42
 Giuoco Piano (42) 
    C50 C53
 Sicilian Najdorf (34) 
    B90 B96 B98 B94
 King's Indian Attack (31) 
    A07 A08
 Caro-Kann (29) 
    B12 B18 B11 B17 B10
 French Defense (26) 
    C11 C10 C00 C18 C07
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (118) 
    B90 B51 B50 B92 B22
 Slav (76) 
    D17 D12 D11 D10 D18
 Sicilian Najdorf (59) 
    B90 B92 B97 B91 B95
 English, 1 c4 e5 (20) 
    A25 A29 A28 A20 A27
 Pirc (15) 
    B07 B08 B09
 Semi-Slav (15) 
    D45 D47 D44 D43
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Z Andriasian vs B Burg, 2013 1-0
   Z Andriasian vs M Litwiniec, 2010 1-0
   F Bindrich vs Z Andriasian, 2007 0-1
   Z Andriasian vs R Oganisian, 2014 1-0
   Z Andriasian vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Pawel Teclaf vs Z Andriasian, 2017 0-1
   Z Andriasian vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2010 1/2-1/2
   Z Andriasian vs M Rodshtein, 2006 1-0
   Z Andriasian vs A Zontakh, 2009 1-0
   D Klein vs Z Andriasian, 2013 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Groningen Open (2012)
   Groningen Chess Festival (2013)
   World Youth Stars (2007)
   World Junior Championship (2006)
   14th Dubai Open (2012)
   Universiade (2013)
   Pro Chess League (2018)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   European Individual Championship (2007)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   European Individual Championship (2014)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Club Cup (2011)
   13th European Individual Championship (2012)

   🏆 Pro Chess League
   E Karavade vs Z Andriasian (Mar-07-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   S D Swapnil vs Z Andriasian (Mar-07-18) 0-1, rapid
   Z Andriasian vs Harshit Raja (Mar-07-18) 1-0, rapid
   Z Andriasian vs V S Gujrathi (Mar-07-18) 0-1, rapid
   Yu Yangyi vs Z Andriasian (Feb-24-18) 0-1, rapid

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(born Mar-11-1989, 29 years old) Armenia

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GM Zaven Andriasian won the World Junior Championship (2006) at home in Armenia. GM Pentala Harikrishna and GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov were 2 of the previous 4 World U-20 Champions to win in their respective home countries. FIDE awarded him the IM title in 2005 and the GM title in 2006. Andriasian won the Armenian Championship in 2016.

He is the author of "Winning with the Najdorf Sicilian: An Uncompromising Repertoire for Black" (2013) and "The English Attack Against the Taimanov Sicilian: A Guide for White" (scheduled for publication in March 2015).

Wikipedia article: Zaven Andriasian

Last updated: 2017-06-21 17:13:50

 page 1 of 28; games 1-25 of 690  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Z Andriasian vs Li Haoyu  ½-½702001WYB12B32 Sicilian
2. Z Andriasian vs I Nepomniachtchi ½-½552001WYB12C12 French, McCutcheon
3. Z Andriasian vs V Vepkhvishvili  1-0672002Rr30-ImediC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
4. Carlsen vs Z Andriasian 0-1342003European Championship U14D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Carlsen vs Z Andriasian 1-0242003WYCC - B14D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Z Andriasian vs A Pashikian  ½-½142006Blue Sevan TournamentC67 Ruy Lopez
7. Z Andriasian vs L A Janjghava  ½-½482006Blue Sevan TournamentB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
8. L Babujian vs Z Andriasian  ½-½582006Blue Sevan TournamentC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. Z Andriasian vs G Harutjunyan  0-1332006Blue Sevan TournamentB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
10. J Fidalgo Fernandez vs Z Andriasian  0-1432006European Youth ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. Z Andriasian vs J Dourerassou  1-0632006European Youth ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
12. A Llorente Zaro vs Z Andriasian  ½-½462006European Youth ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
13. Z Andriasian vs A Grigoryan  ½-½112006European Youth ChampionshipC02 French, Advance
14. D Jojua vs Z Andriasian  1-0402006European Youth ChampionshipE90 King's Indian
15. Z Andriasian vs L Wu  1-0462006European Youth ChampionshipB75 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
16. D Baratosi vs Z Andriasian  0-1402006European Youth ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. Z Andriasian vs A Tukhaev  1-0402006European Youth ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
18. M Narmontas vs Z Andriasian  ½-½462006European Youth ChampionshipB98 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Z Andriasian vs Wang Yue  ½-½352006World Junior ChampionshipB33 Sicilian
20. B Grachev vs Z Andriasian  ½-½762006World Junior ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Z Andriasian vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½222006World Junior ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. D Andreikin vs Z Andriasian  ½-½252006World Junior ChampionshipB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
23. Z Andriasian vs G Alaverdyan  1-0382006World Junior ChampionshipB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
24. Zhao Jun vs Z Andriasian ½-½912006World Junior ChampionshipD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. Z Andriasian vs R Nechepurenko  1-0492006World Junior ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
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Oct-14-06  BIDMONFA: Zaven Andriasian


Oct-17-06  DUS: After his clear victory in 2006 World U20 chess championship, Armenian chess player Zaven Andriasian, 17, will be awarded GM title according FIDE regulations. Congratulations!
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  ARMENIA: Congratulations to Zaven!

God Bless Armenia

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  Rocafella: Yes God Bless Armenia indeed
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  Open Defence: whooaa he looks spooky in that pic ;-p like some one out of a Harry Potter movie...
Dec-20-06  ArmeniaNL: Andriasian is doing good job in Astana, he is playing against IM Anuar Ismagambetov and the current score is 1,5:0,5, go ahead and come to the top of the FIDE list !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  ARMENIA: go ahead and check out the Armenian Chess Championships... Zaven is really beating up on the veterans and the way he plays I don't think Aronian is going to be alone on the top lists of Armenia and the world...

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  Open Defence: impressive... hope he progresses
Feb-27-07  Knight13: It's a "he"!!??
Mar-14-07  argishti: zaven actually impressed me, and yes he plays good chess. He does some sharp playing, hope to see him on the top of the list soon!


Mar-17-07  DUS: Urakh em kardal Hayashunch postingnere.
Mar-17-07  DUS: <Open Defence> Thanks! I also hope he progresses.
Mar-22-07  argishti: akhper jan, menk hayenk. haye hayin ke pashtpani.
May-03-07  DUS: Apres akhper jan, es el nuyn kartsikin em.
May-24-07  sitzkrieg: lol why always the god bless armenia, it's kind of silly..
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  VishyFan: <sitzkrieg: lol why always the god bless armenia, it's kind of silly..> probably god is from armenia... :P
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  ARMENIA: Wonderful finish eventhough tie-break was against him! Great representation of Armenia!

God Bless Armenia

Aug-27-07  Anyi: At the Rubinstein Festival here in Poland Andriasian finished second in the GM category tournement:
Aug-27-07  Mameluk: Sorry. He did not.
Oct-11-07  Davolni: I wonder where Zaven Andriasyan is??

How come he is not playing in the youth tournament? does anybody know?

Oct-11-07  adair10: He will be playing in Essent in a couple of days.

Oct-11-07  Davolni: <adair10> wow,
what the hell is going to be doing over there??? ;)

It's not his class, look at the rating differences. I wonder why is he playing in Essent other than Junior tournament....

Oct-11-07  Prugno: The winner of the previous year's World Junior Championship always gets invited to Essent. In the past years Sutovsky, Sadvakasov, Galkin, Acs, Bruzon, Aronian, Mamedyarov and Harikrishna have all played there for this reason.
Oct-12-07  pawnofdoom: I bet Andriasian will be able to pull off a great performance at Essent. He will finally get a chance to play against the top guys. Despite the fact that he is over 130 points lower than the closest guy to him, I think he still has a chance. Van Wely hasn't been in perfect form lately, and Andriasian might have chances of scoring against Pono and Mamedyarov.
Oct-16-07  pawnofdoom: <pawnofdoom> Pretty pointless replying to my own comment, but I have to admit that I was really wrong. Half the tournament (3 rounds) has passed and Zaven has lost all the games so far. Best he can do is 50% and thats pretty impossibly against such a high opposition. Hopefully he won't do has bad as Sokolov did last year (0.5/6)
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