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David Arutinian
D Arutinian 
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Number of games in database: 256
Years covered: 1999 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2530 (2501 rapid, 2620 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2593

Overall record: +75 -29 =121 (60.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 31 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 King's Indian (18) 
    E90 E97 E94 E62 E99
 English (12) 
    A15 A10 A16 A13
 Queen's Indian (10) 
    E12 E14 E15
 Slav (10) 
    D12 D11 D15 D17
 Sicilian (9) 
    B92 B84 B70 B83 B36
 Semi-Slav (8) 
    D45 D46 D47 D44 D48
With the Black pieces:
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B12 B18 B19 B10 B14
 Queen's Gambit Declined (18) 
    D38 D31 D30
 Queen's Pawn Game (16) 
    A40 E00 D02 A46 A45
 Sicilian (15) 
    B67 B63 B47 B32 B50
 English, 1 c4 e5 (7) 
    A20 A25 A28 A22
 Sicilian Richter-Rauser (6) 
    B67 B63
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   E de Groote vs D Arutinian, 2009 0-1
   D Arutinian vs Q Loiseau, 2013 1-0
   Aronian vs D Arutinian, 2002 0-1
   D Arutinian vs A Marechal, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Dubai Open (2010)
   Cappelle la Grande (2007)
   Dubai Open (2008)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   13th Dubai Open (2011)
   7th European Individual Championship (2006)
   37th Chess Olympiad (2006)
   European Individual Championships (2007)
   European Team Chess Championships (2007)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   European Individual Championships (2010)
   Olympiad (2008)
   XXIV European Club Cup (2008)
   Cappelle la Grande (2009)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)

   D Jojua vs D Arutinian (Jan-30-17) 1-0
   D Arutinian vs G Quparadze (Jan-29-17) 1/2-1/2
   I Beradze vs D Arutinian (Jan-28-17) 0-1
   M Mchedlishvili vs D Arutinian (Jan-25-17) 1-0
   D Arutinian vs M Gagunashvili (Jan-24-17) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-31-1984, 32 years old) Georgia

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Grandmaster (2006) and FIDE Trainer (2014). He won the Karen Asrian Memorial in 2012.


 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 256  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Jobava vs D Arutinian  1-049 1999 GEO-ch U16D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
2. R Soltanici vs D Arutinian  ½-½45 1999 EU-ch U16B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
3. D Arutinian vs G Sargissian  ½-½59 1999 Wch U20B83 Sicilian
4. Kasimdzhanov vs D Arutinian  ½-½38 1999 Wch U20D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Jobava vs D Arutinian  1-064 2000 GEO-ch U18E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
6. D Arutinian vs G Sargissian  ½-½53 2000 Wch U20B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
7. D Arutinian vs V Malakhov  ½-½40 2000 Wch U20B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
8. D Arutinian vs P Blehm  ½-½40 2000 World JuniorB58 Sicilian
9. A Iljushin vs D Arutinian  ½-½39 2000 World JuniorD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
10. D Arutinian vs Jobava  0-170 2001 Tbilisi Nona 60B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
11. D Arutinian vs G Sargissian  ½-½40 2001 Tbilisi Nona 60B17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
12. D Arutinian vs T Gelashvili  ½-½36 2001 Tbilisi Nona 60B01 Scandinavian
13. A Yegiazarian vs D Arutinian  1-041 2001 Tbilisi Nona 60B23 Sicilian, Closed
14. D Arutinian vs B Morchiashvili  1-045 2001 openB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
15. T A Petrosian vs D Arutinian  ½-½35 2001 openD02 Queen's Pawn Game
16. D Arutinian vs Z Kamadadze  ½-½37 2001 openC67 Ruy Lopez
17. V Bayramov vs D Arutinian  1-034 2001 openD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. D Arutinian vs S Gashimov  ½-½38 2001 openB01 Scandinavian
19. H Vardanian vs D Arutinian  ½-½38 2001 openB22 Sicilian, Alapin
20. D Arutinian vs P Qalagashvili  1-062 2001 openB42 Sicilian, Kan
21. I Khurtsilava vs D Arutinian  ½-½71 2001 openA22 English
22. D Arutinian vs I Chighladze  1-029 2001 openB07 Pirc
23. T Gelashvili vs D Arutinian  1-042 2001 Tbilisi Nabeglavi opB20 Sicilian
24. K Asrian vs D Arutinian  1-048 2002 3rd European Individual ChampionshipB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
25. D Arutinian vs T Gelashvili  0-138 2002 EU-ch 3rdB00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
 page 1 of 11; games 1-25 of 256  PGN Download
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May-31-06  BIDMONFA: Davit Arutunian


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  wordfunph: He was awarded the GM title in 2006..
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  Tabanus: GM David Arutinian, Georgia, born 31 May 1984. Now rated 2573,

IM in 2002, GM in 2006. Rated 2593 in April 2008. ICC: Dotsent

GM application:


Biographies: (in English) (in Polish)


He is a coach for various Georgian teams, incl. the Georgian women's team.

Placed 27th in European Ch 2006, 2nd in Georgian Ch 2006, 2nd in Georgian Ch 2007, 3rd in Cappelle-la-Grande 2007, 2nd in Cappelle-la-Grande 2008, 1st in Olomouc Chess Summer GM-B 2009, 3rd in Georgian Ch 2010, 7th in Dubai Open 2010,

4th in Pan-Armenian Chess Olympiad 15-23 August 2010:

May-31-11  BobbyDigital80: Does keep a list of their players of the day?
May-31-11  WhiteRook48: Probably not.
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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Arutinian!
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