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Meri Grigoryan
Number of games in database: 142
Years covered: 1995 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2044 (1988 rapid, 2007 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2125
Overall record: +37 -80 =25 (34.9%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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D02 Queen's Pawn Game (12 games)
A45 Queen's Pawn Game (6 games)
B01 Scandinavian (6 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (5 games)
B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (4 games)
C42 Petrov Defense (4 games)
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (4 games)
A40 Queen's Pawn Game (4 games)
D31 Queen's Gambit Declined (3 games)
B20 Sicilian (3 games)

   🏆 London Chess Classic Open
   M Grigoryan vs Holden Davis (Dec-06-19) 1-0
   Peter Finn vs M Grigoryan (Dec-05-19) 1/2-1/2
   M Grigoryan vs B Clarke (Dec-02-19) 0-1
   J Chilton vs M Grigoryan (Dec-01-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Fodor Jr vs M Grigoryan (Nov-29-19) 1-0

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FIDE player card for Meri Grigoryan

(born Sep-02-1977, 43 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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Woman FIDE Master and FIDE Trainer.

Last updated: 2018-07-25 10:29:11

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 142  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Grigoryan vs Balaglanova  1-0221995It (op) (w) VI Yalta (Ukraine)C34 King's Gambit Accepted
2. Karpov vs M Grigoryan 1-0281997Simul, Koszalin POLB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
3. A Cichocki vs M Grigoryan  1-0391997MK Cafe op-AE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. E Gerasimovich-Steffensen vs M Grigoryan  1-0352000WIMB23 Sicilian, Closed
5. M Grigoryan vs N Popova 0-13820012nd ch-EUR WomenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
6. K Grosar vs M Grigoryan  1-02920012nd ch-EUR WomenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. S Saljova vs M Grigoryan  ½-½2120012nd ch-EUR WomenD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
8. M Grigoryan vs E Partac  0-11920012nd ch-EUR WomenB23 Sicilian, Closed
9. Jessica Schmidt vs M Grigoryan  ½-½2520012nd ch-EUR WomenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
10. D Strzyzakowska vs M Grigoryan  0-14820012nd ch-EUR WomenB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
11. M Grigoryan vs O Dolzhikova  0-12620012nd ch-EUR WomenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. B Kadziolka vs M Grigoryan  1-04220012nd ch-EUR WomenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. M Grigoryan vs E Jiretorn  1-03520012nd ch-EUR WomenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
14. T Tuominen vs M Grigoryan  1-03420012nd ch-EUR WomenD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
15. M Grigoryan vs Dgebuadze  0-1292007European Individual ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
16. R Strohhaeker vs M Grigoryan  1-0712007European Individual ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
17. M Grigoryan vs B Nagel  ½-½492007European Individual ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
18. G Lorscheid vs M Grigoryan  1-0702007European Individual ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. B Leiber vs M Grigoryan  1-0472007European Individual ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
20. M Grigoryan vs K Hesselbarth  1-0222007European Individual ChampionshipC34 King's Gambit Accepted
21. Z Janda vs M Grigoryan  1-0472007European Individual ChampionshipA25 English
22. J Windelband vs M Grigoryan  1-0362007European Individual ChampionshipA02 Bird's Opening
23. M Grigoryan vs G Marville  ½-½242007European Individual ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
24. V Bruned vs M Grigoryan  0-1342007European Individual ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
25. M Walker vs M Grigoryan  1-0382007British ChampionshipC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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Born on 02.09.77 in Yerevan, Armenia, <Meri Grigoryan> was taught chess by her father and only coach. She became:

< * Woman Champion of Yerevan at the age of 12 years

< * Yerevan boys under 21 champion at the age of 15

< * Armenian girls champion in all age groups

< * Girls U18 Olympiad of the USSR, 6th place (Spartakiada Narodov SSSR, Leningrad, 1990)

< * Left Armenia in the mid 90s and moved to London

< * UK British Grand Prixette 2002-2003

< * British Ladies Champion in 2004

< * Education: BA in Russian and Scandinavian Studies, Diploma in Translation. Spoken languages: Armenian, Russian, English, Danish, Czech, Polish, French.

< * Work: Chess teacher and interpreter.

< * Hobbies: Painting, photography, opera, taking guitar lessons, travelling, and above all writing.


Jul-11-07  argishti: this rating cant be right then...
Jul-11-07  Karpova: No, the rating is correct:
Dec-27-12  waustad: Here is the updated link to her FIDE ratings card.

She'll be one of the many playing at Gibtel this year.

May-27-15  SimonWebbsTiger: Meri's cancer charity work, in a Chessbase article on the link provided

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