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Hovhannes Gabuzyan
Number of games in database: 302
Years covered: 2007 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2557 (2558 rapid, 2580 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2620

Overall record: +98 -68 =117 (55.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 19 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Reti System (24) 
    A04 A06 A05
 King's Indian Attack (20) 
 English (17) 
    A14 A13 A15 A16 A10
 King's Indian (11) 
    E60 E62 E67 E64 E69
 Uncommon Opening (10) 
    A00 B00
 Sicilian (9) 
    B90 B70 B47 B56 B23
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (58) 
    B90 B52 B96 B53 B50
 Sicilian Najdorf (33) 
    B90 B96 B94 B97 B98
 King's Indian (18) 
    E91 E60 E70 E61 E64
 Slav (14) 
    D12 D17 D10 D11 D15
 Grunfeld (7) 
    D91 D80 D85 D82 D78
 Modern Benoni (7) 
    A56 A61 A75 A62
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   H Gabuzyan vs T Nabaty, 2012 1-0
   Sevian vs H Gabuzyan, 2019 0-1
   H Gabuzyan vs A Tari, 2013 1-0
   P Idani vs H Gabuzyan, 2017 1/2-1/2
   H Gabuzyan vs Jobava, 2017 1-0
   A Rakhmanov vs H Gabuzyan, 2017 1/2-1/2
   H Gabuzyan vs N Studer, 2016 1-0
   V Keymer vs H Gabuzyan, 2021 1/2-1/2
   E Kharous vs H Gabuzyan, 2014 0-1
   H Gabuzyan vs B Bok, 2012 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Youth Championship (2012)
   St Louis Summer B (2019)
   Lake Sevan (2015)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2017)
   Aeroflot Open (2015)
   European Individual Championship (2021)
   Albena Open (2012)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   European Championship (2014)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2016)
   European Championship (2017)
   World Cup (2021)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

   🏆 European Team Championship
   B Arvola Notkevich vs H Gabuzyan (Nov-13-21) 1-0
   H Gabuzyan vs Rein Verstraeten (Nov-12-21) 1/2-1/2
   H Gabuzyan vs A Donchenko (Sep-05-21) 1/2-1/2
   Vocaturo vs H Gabuzyan (Sep-04-21) 1-0
   H Gabuzyan vs Navara (Sep-03-21) 1/2-1/2

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(born May-19-1995, 26 years old) Armenia

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FM (2011); IM (2012) and GM (2012).

Gabuzyan's IM norms stemmed from his results at the Aeroflot Open B in February 2011, the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in June 2011 and from the 2nd A. Margaryan Memorial in January 2012.* He scored a 20-game GM norm at the 13th European Individual Championship (2012) with his score of 5.5/11, all of his opponents being GMs, and a 9-game norm at the Albena Open (2012) when he scored the requisite 6.5/9.** He came 2nd in the 2012 European U18 Championship, adding enough points to his live rating by round 8 to bring it up to 2500, thereby meeting the final requirement for his GM title. Placed =2nd at the 6th Karen Asrian Memorial 2013 and 2nd at the European U18 Championship 2013 behind Vladimir Fedoseev. Armenian Champion in 2017.

Photo: * IM application to FIDE: ** GM application to FIDE:

Wikipedia article: Hovhannes Gabuzyan

Last updated: 2020-12-03 14:16:25

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 305  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. H Gabuzyan vs V Fedoseev  1-0372007EU-ch U12 17thA05 Reti Opening
2. R Kezin vs H Gabuzyan  ½-½502008EU-ch U14 18thA43 Old Benoni
3. H Gabuzyan vs V Moiseenko  ½-½262008EU-ch U14 18thA07 King's Indian Attack
4. D Danilenko vs H Gabuzyan  0-1592008EU-ch U14 18thB22 Sicilian, Alapin
5. P Galopoulos vs H Gabuzyan  1-0362008EU-ch U14 18thB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. H Gabuzyan vs S Guliev  ½-½632010Ramadan Master OpenC66 Ruy Lopez
7. I M Khouri vs H Gabuzyan  0-1292010Ramadan Master OpenB53 Sicilian
8. Z Sturua vs H Gabuzyan  ½-½542010Ramadan Master OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
9. H Gabuzyan vs J Al-Huwar  ½-½402010Ramadan Master OpenA06 Reti Opening
10. B Amin vs H Gabuzyan  ½-½502010Ramadan Master OpenB50 Sicilian
11. H Gabuzyan vs V Antonio  1-0302010Ramadan Master OpenB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. A Korobov vs H Gabuzyan  1-0492010Ramadan Master OpenA62 Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
13. Srinath Narayanan vs H Gabuzyan 1-0352010Ramadan Master OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. H Gabuzyan vs V Malakhatko  0-1912010Ramadan Master OpenA06 Reti Opening
15. H Gabuzyan vs M Muskardin  ½-½402010WYCC Open U16D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
16. N Abasov vs H Gabuzyan  ½-½522010WYCC Open U16E61 King's Indian
17. H Gabuzyan vs B Galehdari  1-0422010WYCC Open U16A07 King's Indian Attack
18. M Lagarde vs H Gabuzyan  1-0412010WYCC Open U16A36 English
19. H Gabuzyan vs M Villalba  1-0392010WYCC Open U16A00 Uncommon Opening
20. B Bok vs H Gabuzyan  1-0222010WYCC Open U16B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
21. H Gabuzyan vs C G Malureanu  1-0472010WYCC Open U16A00 Uncommon Opening
22. Mads Andersen vs H Gabuzyan  1-0692010WYCC Open U16E70 King's Indian
23. H Gabuzyan vs U Bajarani  ½-½602010WYCC Open U16A05 Reti Opening
24. H Gabuzyan vs Ulibin  1-0462011Aeroflot Open BA04 Reti Opening
25. H Gabuzyan vs V Belous  0-1332011Aeroflot Open BA36 English
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 305  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: another promising 17-year-old Armenian FM, drawing with monster GM Vladimir Potkin (2669) in EICC..

H Gabuzyan vs Potkin, 2012

Apr-02-12  twinlark: Plus he scored a GM norm just as he's about to have his IM title formally conferred by FIDE.

Congratulations IM Gabuzyan.

Jun-22-12  BIDMONFA: Hovhannes Gabuzyan

GABUZYAN, Hovhannes

Aug-26-12  twinlark: He had a bitter-sweet U18 European Championship campaign. In round 8, he finally reached a live rating of 2500 to bring home his GM title, but dropped his last round game to come second in the championship.
Sep-24-12  sagahelten: He is now a GM. Fast progress...
Oct-09-13  twinlark: 2nd in the European U18 Championship, again.
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Hovhannes in the highest.
Premium Chessgames Member
  WTHarvey: Here are a dozen puzzles from the GM's games Find the winning moves.

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