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Petrosian Memorial Tournament

Bartlomiej Macieja5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Karen Asrian5/8(+3 -1 =4)[games]
Gabriel Sargissian5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Ashot Gamletovich Anastasian5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Mikhail Kobalia5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Evgeni Ellinovich Sveshnikov4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Tigran Levonovich Petrosian4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Arman Pashikian3.5/9(+2 -4 =3)[games]
Yannick Pelletier3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Ehsan Ghaem Maghami3/8(+2 -4 =2)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T L Petrosian vs K Asrian ½-½422004Petrosian MemorialB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
2. G Sargissian vs A Pashikian 0-1512004Petrosian MemorialE61 King's Indian
3. Sveshnikov vs E Ghaem Maghami  1-0572004Petrosian MemorialB06 Robatsch
4. M Kobalia vs Macieja  ½-½482004Petrosian MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
5. Anastasian vs Pelletier  1-0662004Petrosian MemorialE16 Queen's Indian
6. K Asrian vs M Kobalia 1-0542004Petrosian MemorialB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. E Ghaem Maghami vs A Pashikian  1-0322004Petrosian MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
8. Macieja vs Anastasian  ½-½502004Petrosian MemorialC10 French
9. Sveshnikov vs T L Petrosian 1-0552004Petrosian MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
10. Pelletier vs G Sargissian  ½-½182004Petrosian MemorialD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
11. A Pashikian vs Pelletier  ½-½542004Petrosian MemorialB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
12. G Sargissian vs Macieja  ½-½372004Petrosian MemorialE15 Queen's Indian
13. Anastasian vs K Asrian  ½-½372004Petrosian MemorialD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. M Kobalia vs Sveshnikov  1-0232004Petrosian MemorialD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. T L Petrosian vs E Ghaem Maghami 1-0322004Petrosian MemorialB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. Sveshnikov vs Anastasian  ½-½212004Petrosian MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
17. K Asrian vs G Sargissian  0-11012004Petrosian MemorialC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
18. T L Petrosian vs M Kobalia  1-0392004Petrosian MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. Macieja vs A Pashikian 0-1442004Petrosian MemorialC42 Petrov Defense
20. E Ghaem Maghami vs Pelletier  ½-½442004Petrosian MemorialB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
21. Pelletier vs Macieja  0-1452004Petrosian MemorialA33 English, Symmetrical
22. G Sargissian vs Sveshnikov  ½-½312004Petrosian MemorialD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Anastasian vs T L Petrosian  ½-½652004Petrosian MemorialA15 English
24. M Kobalia vs E Ghaem Maghami 1-0412004Petrosian MemorialB22 Sicilian, Alapin
25. A Pashikian vs K Asrian  0-1452004Petrosian MemorialB01 Scandinavian
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member We just got the games in from the Petrosian Memorial. Note that Karen Asrian actually finished with 6/9 as the game Ghaem Maghami-Asrian was decided 0-1 by forfeit.
Mar-19-04  Kandelabr: Ghaem Maghami lost his last game by forfeit, because Iranian Foreign Office had not let him play it (why?!). If Maghami had drawn his game against Asrian, Macieja would have won the tournament.
Oct-07-07  pawnofdoom: Haha. Theres a Tigran Petrosian playing at the Tigran Petrosian memorial...
Oct-09-08  offtherook: How intimidating would that be, to show to play a game at the Petrosian Memorial and see that you have been paired against Tigran Petrosian? Of course, it would have been much better if Petrosian had actually won the tournament.
Jul-22-14  GumboGambit: Plenty of irony here.

TLP should have demanded the first prize award: "Its MY tournament, and if you really want to commemorate me, you will give it to me"

Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: Fair enough, but what if Mikhail A Botvinnik turned up at the tournament hall and offered Petrosian a duel to the death? Would we then have a reprise of 1963?
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