Number of games in database: 261
Years covered: 1984 to 2019
Last FIDE rating: 2481 (2471 rapid, 2484 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2546
Overall record: +59 -55 =81 (51.0%)*
* Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.
66 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.
NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
Khachiyan vs Shabalov, 2007 1-0
Khachiyan vs Benjamin, 2010 1-0
Lenderman vs Khachiyan, 2010 0-1
E Perelshteyn vs Khachiyan, 2007 1/2-1/2
NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
36th World Open (2008)
St Louis Winter B (2019)
World Open (2007)
National Open (2006)
National Open (2007)
US Championship (2010)
HB Global Chess Challenge (2005)
US Championship (2009)
PRO League Group Stage (2019)
Pro Chess League (2018)
GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
2012 American open by gauer
🏆 St Louis Winter B
T Harutyunian vs Khachiyan (Nov-18-19) 1/2-1/2
Khachiyan vs F Perez Ponsa (Nov-17-19) 1/2-1/2
C Yoo vs Khachiyan (Nov-16-19) 1/2-1/2
Khachiyan vs A Sorokin (Nov-15-19) 1/2-1/2
E Cordova vs Khachiyan (Nov-14-19) 1-0
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| page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 283
|1. Khachiyan vs Golubev
|| ||0-1||37||1984||Baku jr||B58 Sicilian|
|2. Khachiyan vs Golubev
||½-½||28||1985||Beltsy VDFSO jr Ch||B76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack|
|3. V Akopian vs Khachiyan
|| ||1-0||41||1988||Caucasus-ch||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|4. Khachiyan vs M Effatian
|| ||1-0||56||1992||Fajr op 2nd||C11 French|
|5. Spassky vs Khachiyan
|| ||½-½||60||1992||Fajr op 2nd||A22 English|
|6. S Guliev vs Khachiyan
|| ||0-1||27||1992||Teheran op||D91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5|
|7. Khachiyan vs A Yegiazarian
||0-1||21||1994||ARM-ch||D01 Richter-Veresov Attack|
|8. A Yegiazarian vs Khachiyan
|| ||1-0||41||1995||ARM-ch||D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)|
|9. V Akopian vs Khachiyan
|| ||1-0||39||1995||ARM-ch||D72 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line|
|10. Neverov vs Khachiyan
|| ||½-½||88||1995||Moscow6||D85 Grunfeld|
|11. Kholmov vs Khachiyan
|| ||0-1||76||1995||Moscow6||B70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation|
|12. Khachiyan vs Brodsky
|| ||½-½||71||1996||Yerevan op||B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long|
|13. Khachiyan vs Kurajica
|| ||0-1||40||1996||Yerevan ol (Men)||B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3|
|14. A Yegiazarian vs Khachiyan
|| ||0-1||50||1996||ARM-ch||A28 English|
|15. Khachiyan vs J Gallagher
|| ||½-½||18||1996||Cannes op||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|16. Khachiyan vs Tukmakov
|| ||0-1||75||1996||Yerevan op||B58 Sicilian|
|17. Movsesian vs Khachiyan
|| ||1-0||55||1996||ARM-ch||B50 Sicilian|
|18. V Akopian vs Khachiyan
|| ||½-½||25||1996||ARM-ch||A30 English, Symmetrical|
|19. Khachiyan vs Rychagov
|| ||1-0||32||1996||RUS-Cup2||C18 French, Winawer|
|20. Y Shuganov vs Khachiyan
|| ||½-½||42||1996||Decin op||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|21. S Tsomaia vs Khachiyan
|| ||1-0||47||1996||Yerevan op||C34 King's Gambit Accepted|
|22. Khachiyan vs Hebden
|| ||0-1||37||1996||Cappelle op 12th||C68 Ruy Lopez, Exchange|
|23. Khachiyan vs M I Situru
|| ||0-1||42||1996||Yerevan Olympiad||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|24. Khachiyan vs P Pazos Gambarrotti
|| ||1-0||45||1996||Yerevan Olympiad||B32 Sicilian|
|25. Krasenkow vs Khachiyan
||1-0||38||1996||Yerevan Olympiad||D85 Grunfeld|
| page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 283
|Nov-27-05|| ||WannaBe: Cool dude, good sense of humour! Met/saw him during the American Open Tournament.|
|Nov-27-05|| ||WannaBe: Oh, yeah, first name is Melikset =)|
|Jun-26-06|| ||DUS: He is from Armenian chess school. Recently FIDE has awarded GM title.|
Congratulations to GM Melikset Khachiyan!
|May-17-07|| ||argishti: Good for him. Hope he will improve.|
|Jul-03-07|| ||pocketkings: nice pic on monroi dude, LA pride.|
|Jul-06-08|| ||whiteshark: Where is BIGMONFA ?
Today it's M.K.'s birthday.
|Apr-08-09|| ||DCP23: Told by GM Roman Ovetchkin:|
<[At the Aeroflot 2009 A2 section] GM Melik Khachiyan, who was having a great tournament, was sharing 1st going into the final round. He didn't know anything about the tiebreaking system in place, so after the pairings were announced he offered me a draw in tomorrow's game. I said I'll think it over and reply tomorrow, but then I decided to play and told him so at midnight, in order for him to have time to prepare.
[Analysis of the game Khachiyan, Melikset – Ovetchkin, Roman follows, which I won't translate. The gist of it is that GM Ovetchkin was being methodically outplayed by GM Khachiyan]
[At move 30] Here I offered a draw, despite objectively having a very unpleasant position. My opponent said, "You have a family, I have a family too. We need to provide for them" -- and agreed. And then, he made on the board the strongest move possible: 31.f5! I felt ashamed...>
The original article (in Russian) by GM Ovetchkin can be found here:
Scroll down to the end for the game Khachiyan - Ovetchkin.
This Melikset Khachiyan seems like a nice and honorable man.
|Nov-09-09|| ||Nf3em: hello GM Melikset khachiyan! ... I like your style of play -- dynamic and always maintaining imbalance ... I like your lessons too (in chess.com) ... more power!|
|Dec-10-09|| ||BIDMONFA: Melikset Khachiyan|
|Dec-12-09|| ||SirChrislov: Southern California GM. The 2002 Chuy's Summer Open in Glendale (which I played in) was won by him and Levon Altounian, 5 points each, no losses. At the time he was rated 2527.|
|Aug-06-11|| ||wordfunph: <At the other extreme is Melik Khachiyan, who did everything correctly but described earning his GM title as “definitely horror.” Khachiyan
made two GM norms in U.S. tournaments in 2003. Combined with his second-place finish in the 1996 Russia Cup in Moscow, those performances
appeared to satisfy the requirements
for a GM title. But a FIDE official denied his claim, demanding more proof and even accusing Khachiyan of cheating. “The next year I got
another GM norm, and when I applied again, the same guy didn't want to process my application. He asked for everything—games, TD’s papers,
crosstables. It took me more than a year to get my title. It was a terrible experience.”>
- Chess Life August 2011
|Jul-06-16|| ||eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Khachiyan!|
|Jul-06-16|| ||WannaBe: Wow, that picture was from 11 years ago. Well, almost 11 years. How time just go zoom by ya.|
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