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Tigran Gharamian
Number of games in database: 347
Years covered: 1997 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2602 (2650 rapid, 2660 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2676

Overall record: +111 -45 =158 (60.5%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 33 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (61) 
    B90 B51 B31 B30 B52
 Ruy Lopez (34) 
    C78 C67 C65 C81 C95
 French Defense (22) 
    C11 C03 C18 C10 C07
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B12 B17 B18
 French (10) 
    C11 C10
 Sicilian Najdorf (10) 
    B90 B94
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (30) 
    B90 B51 B92 B30 B67
 Robatsch (13) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (11) 
    D35 D39 D38
 Catalan (10) 
    E06 E04 E01
 English (9) 
    A15 A14 A13 A16
 Modern Benoni (9) 
    A64 A70 A57 A62 A58
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Gharamian vs S V Ivanov, 2006 1-0
   T Gharamian vs N Mamedov, 2011 1-0
   T Gharamian vs T Kasparova, 2007 1-0
   T Gharamian vs Quang Long Le, 2015 1-0
   T Gharamian vs V Bhat, 2001 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs H J Cordes, 2015 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs A Hoffman, 2012 1-0
   T Gharamian vs A Istratescu, 2015 1-0
   R Strohhaeker vs T Gharamian, 2009 0-1
   A Heimann vs T Gharamian, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   French Championship (2015)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   French Championship (2014)
   Corsica Masters (2012)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   Corsica Masters (2016)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Cappelle la Grande (2009)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Bundesliga 2008/09 (2008)
   12th European Individual Championship (2011)
   European Team Championship (2017)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Corsica Masters 2016 by Tabanus
   Corsica Masters 2012 by Tabanus

   🏆 European Team Championship
   P Michalik vs T Gharamian (Nov-02-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs V Ivic (Nov-01-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Mastrovasilis vs T Gharamian (Oct-31-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs A Dardha (Oct-30-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs O Sepp (Oct-27-19) 1-0

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(born Jul-24-1984, 36 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality France)

[what is this?]
Tigran Gharamian is a Grandmaster. Winner of Limburg Open (NL) 21-24 May 2010.* He placed 2nd (behind GM Sebastien Feller) in the Paris Championship held 3-11 July 2010** and =1st (4th on tiebreak) at the 28th Cappelle-la-Grande International Open, coming 4th on tiebreak with 7/9 and a 2715 TPR. Runner up on tiebreak to Christian Bauer at the French Championships (2015).

* **

Wikipedia article: Tigran Gharamian

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 347  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Gharamian vs A Rainfray 0-1161997Wch U14C30 King's Gambit Declined
2. T Gharamian vs A Minasian  1-0492001BatumiC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
3. E Danielian vs T Gharamian  0-1582001BatumiA48 King's Indian
4. T Gharamian vs N Zhukova  ½-½722001BatumiB01 Scandinavian
5. R R oglu Gadjily vs T Gharamian  ½-½622001BatumiC78 Ruy Lopez
6. T Gharamian vs A Zatonskih  0-1552001BatumiC07 French, Tarrasch
7. T Kotanjian vs T Gharamian  0-1392001BatumiA04 Reti Opening
8. T Gharamian vs A Shalamberidze  0-1422001BatumiB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. T Mgeladze vs T Gharamian  1-0422001BatumiA38 English, Symmetrical
10. T Gharamian vs N Sahakyan 1-0342001BatumiA07 King's Indian Attack
11. T Gharamian vs A Timofeev  ½-½572001WYB18B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. T Gharamian vs A Flumbort  1-0462001WYB18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. T Gharamian vs A Mista  1-0452001WYB18B25 Sicilian, Closed
14. A Kovchan vs T Gharamian  1-0462001WYB18C45 Scotch Game
15. M Gagunashvili vs T Gharamian  ½-½512001WYB18A57 Benko Gambit
16. T Gharamian vs V Bhat  ½-½382001WYB18C05 French, Tarrasch
17. T Gharamian vs Ni Hua 0-1522001WYB18C10 French
18. T Gharamian vs J Shaw  ½-½412003Cappelle La GrandeB25 Sicilian, Closed
19. V Malakhatko vs T Gharamian  ½-½602003Cappelle La GrandeA43 Old Benoni
20. T Gharamian vs Legky  ½-½162003Cappelle La GrandeC03 French, Tarrasch
21. T Gharamian vs P Bobras  0-1312003Cappelle La GrandeB23 Sicilian, Closed
22. Degraeve vs T Gharamian  1-0632003Bethune op 24thC55 Two Knights Defense
23. T Gharamian vs T Zatulovskaya  1-038200420th Cappelle la GrandeB25 Sicilian, Closed
24. T Gharamian vs Kharlov  0-132200420th Cappelle la GrandeC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
25. D Svetushkin vs T Gharamian  1-024200420th Cappelle la GrandeA57 Benko Gambit
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 347  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-24-07  BIDMONFA: Tigran Gharamian


Jul-24-07  Davolni: I wonder if he is an IM or GM? 2517 should be enough to get a GM norm, shouldn't it?
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Read the bio on top of the page.
Jul-24-07  Hayasa: Tigran@ hima IM e, bajc arden mi qani angam GM- i norm e lracrel. Tigran Gharamian@ ev Mher Hovhanisian@ hulisi 28-ic masnakcelu en Belgiaji Charleroi qaxaqum anckacvox mrcasharin.
Jul-24-09  Funicular: Happy birthday to you (And to me!)
Jul-24-09  Blunderdome: He is an IM according to his FIDE card:

Jul-24-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday!
Jul-24-09  waustad: The FIDE card now says GM. Was the earlier post a typo or did it change?
Jul-31-09  Blunderdome: Yes, it did change. Perhaps someone who updates that site saw this page; or maybe they just like to update players on their birthdays.

He is still absent from wikipedia's list of chess grandmasters ( ); of course, by the time you check that, it might be updated too.

Aug-01-09  jon01: Tigran Gharamian has an ELO of 2615. I think he is the highest rated IM in the world.
Aug-01-09  Vakus: bizarre, isn't it?
Aug-01-09  Vakus: Just checked his FIDE Card - he's Grand Master, 5 in France.
Aug-02-09  jon01: It's strange, he is listed as an IM in the Ordix Open.
Aug-03-09  Vakus: I guess i know the reason - organizers of Mainz event drew up a list based on the FIDE April ratings.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: His home page:

Winner of Limburg Open (Belgium) 21-24 May 2010:, congratulations!

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: He ended 2nd (behind GM Sebastien Feller) in the Paris championship 3-11 July 2010:

Oct-15-11  jon01: Now he is rated 2676 which ranks him #67 in the world. Still he is probably the most unknown TOP 100 player.

Impressive rating graph as well

Jul-24-12  waustad: Happy B'day Tigran. I really wish I could find the autograph (on a copy of Nimzo's Chess Praxis!) I used to own of your first namesake. Oh well, these things happen.
Jan-17-13  Yopo: [Event "ch-Paris Int"]
[Site "Paris FRA"]
[Date "2010.??.??"]
[White "Tigran Gharamian"]
[Black "Baskaran Adhiban"]
[Round "6"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2650"]
[BlackElo "2483"]
[ECO "B90"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3
a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3
Bg7 10. h3 Nf6 11. Qf3 Qb6 12. O-O-O Nc6 13. Nxc6
Qxc6 14. Be2 Qc5 15. Rhe1 O-O 16. Bd3 g4 17. Qe2
Qg5+ 18. Kb1 Nh5 19. Bh2 Bxc3 20. bxc3 Nf4 21. Bxf4
Qxf4 22. hxg4 Bxg4 23. f3 Be6 24. g3 Qf6 25. f4
Qxc3 26. f5 Qb4+ 27. Kc1 Qa3+ 28. Kd2 Qa5+ 29. Ke3
Qc5+ 30. Kf3 Bd7 31. Kg2 Qe5 32. Rh1 Qf6 33. Rh4
Kg7 34. Qg4+ Kh7 35. Rdh1 Rh8 36. e5 Bc6+ 37. Kf2
dxe5 38. Rxh6+ Qxh6 39. f6+ 1-0

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  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Gharamian!

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