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T Abrahamyan 
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Tatev Abrahamyan
Number of games in database: 289
Years covered: 1998 to 2016
Last FIDE rating: 2342 (2351 rapid, 2352 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2378
Overall record: +118 -89 =78 (55.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games
      Based on games in the database; may be incomplete.
      4 exhibition games, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (67) 
    B90 B32 B33 B42 B43
 French Defense (19) 
    C02 C03 C05 C09 C04
 Sicilian Najdorf (16) 
 Giuoco Piano (15) 
    C53 C50 C54
 Sicilian Kan (10) 
    B42 B43
 French Tarrasch (8) 
    C03 C05 C09 C04
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (51) 
    C18 C03 C01 C02 C00
 King's Indian (24) 
    E63 E94 E90 E62 E92
 French Winawer (21) 
    C18 C15 C16 C19
 French Tarrasch (13) 
    C03 C06 C04
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A45 A46 E10 E00 D02
 Modern Benoni (10) 
    A57 A59 A64 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Abrahamyan vs C Baginskaite, 2013 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs W M Duckworth, 2012 1-0
   A Levina vs T Abrahamyan, 2004 0-1
   T Abrahamyan vs E Tairova, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   US Chess Championships (Women) (2016)
   US Women's Championship (2008)
   USA Women Championship (2010)
   US Championship (Women) (2014)
   US Chess Championships (Women) (2013)
   Berkeley International (2011)
   US Championships (Women) (2015)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2006)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2007)
   Chessmaster US Championships 2005 (2004)
   Reykjavik Open (2016)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)

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(born Jan-13-1988, 28 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality United States of America)

[what is this?]
Woman Grand Master. She was born in Yerevan, Armenia and now lives in Glendale, California. In 2005, she tied for 1st in the U.S. Women's Chess Championship, but lost the play-off match to Rusudan Goletiani. She represented the USA 2010 (Women's) Olympiad team on 3rd board. Competed in the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost her first round match to former Women's World Champion, Russian GM Alexandra Kosteniuk.


Wikipedia article: Tatev Abrahamyan

 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 289  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Lahno vs T Abrahamyan  1-047 1998 Wch U10 GirlsC01 French, Exchange
2. C Van Buskirk vs T Abrahamyan  1-034 2001 American OpenA59 Benko Gambit
3. Akobian vs T Abrahamyan  1-026 2001 American OpenA57 Benko Gambit
4. T Abrahamyan vs R Rowley  1-041 2001 American OpenB19 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. D Pruess vs T Abrahamyan  1-041 2001 American OpenC01 French, Exchange
6. T Abrahamyan vs E Schiller 0-122 2003 It (open)B06 Robatsch
7. T Abrahamyan vs Akobian  0-128 2003 US opB07 Pirc
8. T Abrahamyan vs A Lein  ½-½33 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005B01 Scandinavian
9. J Becerra Rivero vs T Abrahamyan  1-058 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005C18 French, Winawer
10. T Abrahamyan vs R Goletiani  0-141 2004 ch-USA Rapid Playoff WomenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
11. T Abrahamyan vs T Vayserberg 1-029 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005C02 French, Advance
12. S Djukic vs T Abrahamyan  ½-½59 2004 Wch U16 GirlsA46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. R Adamson vs T Abrahamyan 0-145 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005C18 French, Winawer
14. A Levina vs T Abrahamyan 0-154 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005C01 French, Exchange
15. T Abrahamyan vs A Hahn 1-039 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005B32 Sicilian
16. I Zenyuk vs T Abrahamyan  1-060 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005A43 Old Benoni
17. I Krush vs T Abrahamyan  1-039 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005A57 Benko Gambit
18. T Abrahamyan vs J Friedel  0-156 2004 Chessmaster US Championships 2005C50 Giuoco Piano
19. R Goletiani vs T Abrahamyan  1-037 2004 ch-USA Rapid Playoff WomenA06 Reti Opening
20. T Abrahamyan vs Wenliang  0-133 2005 HB Global Chess ChallengeB03 Alekhine's Defense
21. V Milov vs T Abrahamyan  1-046 2005 HB Global Chess ChallengeA57 Benko Gambit
22. T Abrahamyan vs S Muhammad  1-040 2006 US Championship 2006C53 Giuoco Piano
23. T Abrahamyan vs Lenderman  0-151 2006 34th World OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
24. D Harika vs T Abrahamyan  ½-½69 2006 World Junior Championship (Girls)E63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
25. E Perelshteyn vs T Abrahamyan 1-074 2006 US Championship 2006C16 French, Winawer
 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 289  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-17-05  MidnightDuffer: Like Akobian, of Armenian descent, living in SoCal; if my geography is correct.

Feb-17-05  Albertan: She was runner up (to Rusudan “Rusa” Goletiani) in the 2005 US Woman's Chess Championships.

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  Rimrock: <MidnightDuffer> You are correct. There is a large Armenian population in SoCal, especially in the city of Glendale.
Feb-17-05  iron maiden: She actually tied Rusa on points, but got crushed 0-2 in the rapid playoffs.
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  BishopBerkeley: Nice picture of Ms. Abrahamyan:

(: ♗ Bishop Berkeley ♗ :)

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  BishopBerkeley: Ah, I see that the host website is rendering the individual photos unviewable from some browsers.

Here is the main photo page at which the photo referenced above can be viewed (presumably, unless they play the same re-routing trick with this URL!) You may have to scroll down to see this particular image:

(: ♗ Bishop Berkeley ♗ :)

Jan-13-07  BIDMONFA: Tatev Abrahamyan


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  swordfish: Equal third in US Women's Championship, with losses to both co-champs Zatonskih and Krush.
Oct-14-09  SirChrislov: She lives next to my town, in Glendale. I live in the community known as Cypress Park. Glendale is a heavily populated Armenian community, known as "the jewel city", also home of GM Varuzhan Akobian. if you're ever in Glendale, and feel like spending a pretty penny, be sure to visit the outdoor mall known as the Americana and dont forget to stop at Frida's Mexican grill.
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  swordfish: Happy B-day, WIM Tatev Abrahamyan. Hope to see you at the Chicago Open in May.
Jan-13-10  SirChrislov: Happy birthday Abrahamyan and hello Akobian, Khachian and all the people of Glendale. Best of wishes to you for 2010.
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  keypusher: She played the Evans in the first round of the U.S. championship, so she is OK with me.
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  whiteshark: Wiki-Bio:
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Jul-20-12  SirChrislov:
Jul-20-12  SirChrislov: Tatev's game of the week, u.s. chess league, 2011
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  FSR: If she were a president, she'd be Babrahamyan Lincoln.
Jan-13-13  HeMateMe: Good call, Garth!
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  waustad: In her bio on the US Chesschamps site they claim that she was impressed by Judit Polgar, "the only woman in the tournament," in the 1996 men's olympiad. While it is easy to be impressed by Judit Polgar, a quick look at olimpbase found Pia Cramling playing second board for Sweden. Maybe she wasn't playing the day Ms. Abrahamyan attended.
May-29-14  ketchuplover: Kudos to Tatev on winning the 2014 USCF female player of the year award
Apr-06-15  HeMateMe: chessbase says that she is a pescatarian.
Apr-25-16  iking: this year, a new crown for her
Apr-25-16  dangerhump: Poor Tatev, a heart breaking loss in final round costs her the US Women's title
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