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Ara Minasian
A Minasian 
 
Number of games in database: 128
Years covered: 1991 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2426
Highest rating achieved in database: 2510

Overall record: +31 -49 =48 (43.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (14) 
    B40 B51 B42 B20 B82
 English (10) 
    A13 A17 A14 A15 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A28 A23 A22 A25
 King's Indian (6) 
    E62 E63 E66
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C65 C77 C69 C78
With the Black pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C67 C65 C84 C87
 Alekhine's Defense (9) 
    B05 B03 B02
 Slav (8) 
    D10 D15 D18 D17
 Dutch Defense (8) 
    A89 A85 A81 A87 A97
 Reti System (6) 
    A04 A06
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 1-0
   T Meynard vs A Minasian, 2004 0-1
   D Karatorossian vs A Minasian, 2007 0-1
   N Mamedov vs A Minasian, 2001 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Armenian Championship (2008)
   3rd Aeroflot Festival (2004)
   20th Cappelle la Grande (2004)
   European Individual Championship (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 European Individual Championship
   A Minasian vs A Volokitin (Mar-13-14) 0-1
   S Sargsyan vs A Minasian (Mar-12-14) 1/2-1/2
   A Minasian vs V M Golod (Mar-11-14) 0-1
   A Minasian vs M Parligras (Mar-08-14) 0-1
   A Minasian vs A Antinyan (Mar-07-14) 1-0

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ARA MINASIAN
(born Apr-14-1974, 45 years old) Armenia

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Grandmaster

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 128  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Minasian vs A Shariyazdanov  0-1251991URS-ch U18A07 King's Indian Attack
2. A Minasian vs Y Kalinichenko  ½-½291991URS-ch U18C77 Ruy Lopez
3. A Yegiazarian vs A Minasian  ½-½351994ARM-chA10 English
4. A Minasian vs M Brodsky  ½-½181994Kstovo opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
5. A Minasian vs A Yegiazarian  ½-½671995ARM-chB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
6. A Yegiazarian vs A Minasian  0-1261996ARM-chA09 Reti Opening
7. A Minasian vs Movsesian  0-1411996ARM-chA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
8. A Minasian vs Aronian  1-0411996ARM-chA28 English
9. Y Shulman vs A Minasian  1-0401996OlympiadD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
10. A Minasian vs Aronian  ½-½481996RUS-Cup3B20 Sicilian
11. Y Kruppa vs A Minasian  1-0461997EUCup Gr1B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. A Minasian vs M M Kazhgaleyev  ½-½201999Anibal OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
13. A Minasian vs A Sokolov 0-1241999Anibal OpenB40 Sicilian
14. Landa vs A Minasian 1-0521999Anibal OpenC12 French, McCutcheon
15. A Minasian vs Tiviakov  1-0471999Anibal OpenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
16. Dreev vs A Minasian  1-0361999Ubeda OpenA81 Dutch
17. A Minasian vs M I Sorokin  0-1531999Open UbedaC55 Two Knights Defense
18. A Minasian vs A Minasian  ½-½251999ARM-chB03 Alekhine's Defense
19. A Minasian vs A Yegiazarian  0-1501999ARM-chA00 Uncommon Opening
20. A Minasian vs Aronian  ½-½641999ARM-chA23 English, Bremen System, Keres Variation
21. A Minasian vs G Sargissian 0-1391999ARM-chB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
22. Akobian vs A Minasian  0-1441999ARM-chA80 Dutch
23. A Yegiazarian vs A Minasian  1-0652000ARM-chB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. A Minasian vs Aronian  1-0252000ARM-chA15 English
25. A Minasian vs G Sargissian  ½-½942000ARM-chA04 Reti Opening
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 128  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: Poor guy :) Out of his six games which he has played the Alekhine Defense he has lost FOUR!
Feb-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: For a discussion about the Alekhine's Defense (B03) just click on the link.
Feb-19-06  EmperorAtahualpa: So little games in this database for a GM!
Feb-19-06  Bobak Zahmat: His 42,6% overall record isn't really encouraging perhaps.
Feb-19-06  Jim Bartle: Maybe those folks arguing about "(R/n-1)?, + ?(i.e. the Elo differential?)- i?(n!)+ --[](which is -n-1)" over on the Linares page might want to correct me, but I suspect that if you're going to have players with overall records above 50%, by definition you're going to have some below 50%. It can't be like Lake Woebegone, where "all the children are above average."
Feb-19-06  Bobak Zahmat: <Jim Bartle> That's true.
Feb-19-06  EmperorAtahualpa: I've found many more games by this player, which I've submitted to <chessgames.com>. I hope they will appear in the database soon!
Feb-20-06  Bobak Zahmat: Thanks dude.
Mar-17-06  BIDMONFA: Ara Minasian

MINASIAN, Ara
http://www.bidmonfa.com/minasian_ar...
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Apr-11-06  Bobak Zahmat: Ara Minasian is an Armenian GM, he has played at the 61st Armenian Championship. Look also http://www.armchess.am/photos.html
Apr-11-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: He is not as well known as his stronger countryman Artashes Minasian. They need to distinguish between Art. Minasian and Ara Minasian. It is confusing.
Apr-13-06  Bobak Zahmat: Artashes Minasian has this far a fantastic score of 5/7 during the European Championship.
May-11-10  waustad: Artashes Minasian is a different player, but are they related?
Jul-19-12  TaongWalangAlam: Once again mahal kong kababayan, andito na naman aki! Isn't chess beautiful? Hindi lang maganda ang larong iyan, kahit ang mga players mismo magaganda rin! Like this one, naglalaro na, kumakanta pa, at bongga kung manamit!--

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqC8...

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