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Robert Hovhannisyan
R Hovhannisyan 
Number of games in database: 820
Years covered: 2003 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2642 (2613 rapid, 2669 blitz)

Overall record: +137 -71 =167 (58.8%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 445 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (146) 
    B92 B90 B40 B43 B47
 Ruy Lopez (83) 
    C67 C78 C97 C77 C63
 Sicilian Najdorf (55) 
    B92 B90 B97 B96 B94
 French Defense (51) 
    C11 C01 C10 C12 C18
 Caro-Kann (28) 
    B12 B13 B18 B14 B10
 French (28) 
    C11 C10 C12 C00 C13
With the Black pieces:
 Semi-Slav (68) 
    D43 D45 D47 D44 D46
 Slav (47) 
    D11 D12 D10 D17 D14
 Ruy Lopez (43) 
    C65 C67 C84 C95
 Caro-Kann (36) 
    B12 B18 B10 B14 B11
 Queen's Pawn Game (29) 
    D02 E00 A46 A40 A50
 Giuoco Piano (27) 
    C50 C53
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   M Oleksienko vs R Hovhannisyan, 2010 0-1
   R Hovhannisyan vs K Kostin, 2013 1-0
   R Hovhannisyan vs M Yudkevich, 2013 1-0
   Jobava vs R Hovhannisyan, 2014 1/2-1/2
   R Hovhannisyan vs A Shuraev, 2013 1-0
   V Chubar vs R Hovhannisyan, 2011 0-1
   N Torlopov vs R Hovhannisyan, 2012 0-1
   Igor Berenboym vs R Hovhannisyan, 2015 0-1
   R Hovhannisyan vs Minasian, 2014 1-0
   S Yudin vs R Hovhannisyan, 2009 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   World Junior Championship (2011)
   4th Young Stars of the World (2006)
   Universiade (2013)
   Reykjavik Open (2019)
   London Chess Classic Open (2016)
   World Junior Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2016)
   European Championship (2018)
   Chigorin Memorial (2013)
   European Championship (2010)
   European Championship (2013)
   European Championship (2015)
   European Championship (2011)
   Chigorin Memorial (2012)
   European Championship (2021)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Fredthebear's Fzuzy Nc3s by fredthebear

   🏆 European Individual Championship
   D Dordzhieva vs R Hovhannisyan (Apr-06-22) 0-1
   R Hovhannisyan vs J Ortega Ruiz (Apr-05-22) 1/2-1/2
   Y Milikow vs R Hovhannisyan (Apr-04-22) 1-0
   R Hovhannisyan vs Jonas Roseneck (Apr-03-22) 1/2-1/2
   Samir Sahidi vs R Hovhannisyan (Apr-02-22) 1-0

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(born Mar-23-1991, 31 years old) Armenia

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Grandmaster; 2011 Armenian Champion. Runner up on count back in the World Junior Championships (2011) behind Dariusz Swiercz with 10.5/13. Outright winner of the 6th Karen Asrian Memorial 2013 with 7.5/9.

Wikipedia article: Robert Hovhannisyan

 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 855  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Hovhannisyan vs I Chighladze  ½-½662003Batumi BCSA opB05 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
2. L Javakhishvili vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0472003Batumi BCSA opE92 King's Indian
3. R Hovhannisyan vs Azat Tavakalyan  1-0152003Batumi BCSA opB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
4. R Hovhannisyan vs Edgar Mejinyan  1-0622003Batumi BCSA opB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
5. S Tereladze vs R Hovhannisyan  ½-½392003Batumi BCSA opC01 French, Exchange
6. R Hovhannisyan vs M Jamagidze  0-1322003Batumi BCSA opB01 Scandinavian
7. T A Petrosian vs R Hovhannisyan  ½-½242003Batumi BCSA opA50 Queen's Pawn Game
8. S Nikoladze vs R Hovhannisyan  ½-½782003Batumi BCSA opA50 Queen's Pawn Game
9. R Hovhannisyan vs A Vakhania  1-0722003Batumi BCSA opB12 Caro-Kann Defense
10. A Kopylov vs R Hovhannisyan  0-1302003Wch U12B24 Sicilian, Closed
11. R Hovhannisyan vs V Hamitevici  1-0622003Wch U12B32 Sicilian
12. M Matlakov vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0492003Wch U12A00 Uncommon Opening
13. A Leniart vs R Hovhannisyan  0-1742003Wch U12E60 King's Indian Defense
14. R Hovhannisyan vs G Pap  0-1482003Wch U12C18 French, Winawer
15. R Hovhannisyan vs S Martinovic  1-0402003Wch U12C18 French, Winawer
16. D Benidze vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0512003Wch U12A45 Queen's Pawn Game
17. R Hovhannisyan vs A Yegiazarian  0-1342004Petrosian mem opA00 Uncommon Opening
18. R Hovhannisyan vs A Yegiazarian  0-1342004Petrosian mem opA00 Uncommon Opening
19. R Hovhannisyan vs V Ordian  1-0322004Petrosian mem opB85 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Classical
20. D Arutinian vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0262004Petrosian mem opD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
21. R Hovhannisyan vs A Nadanian  ½-½412004Petrosian mem opC41 Philidor Defense
22. Bagaturov vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0442004Petrosian mem opA15 English
23. G Harutjunyan vs R Hovhannisyan  1-0772004Petrosian mem opE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
24. A Iskos vs R Hovhannisyan  0-1562005EU-ch U14B39 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Breyer Variation
25. R Hovhannisyan vs L Tokarski  1-0362005EU-ch U14B33 Sicilian
 page 1 of 35; games 1-25 of 855  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-25-10  BIDMONFA: Robert Hovhannisyan


May-01-10  wordfunph: Robert Hovhannisyan was awarded the GM title by FIDE..

Aug-11-11  waustad: After his win today over Koushik he's leading the World Junior Championships.
Aug-15-11  twinlark: It must have been disappointing to have been pipped at the post, but it's still a great result. Congratulations.
Aug-15-11  uribe: 2011 world junior vice-champion! Congratulations!
Aug-15-11  nolanryan: she probably needs to eat more food
Aug-15-11  uribe: Here's GM Robert Hovhannisyan's funnier and more famous older brother.

Jan-21-12  plimko: Brilliant game with amazing Q sac! 28 Qxf7+!!?

[Event "72nd Armenian Championship"]
[Site "Yerevan/Armenia"]
[Date "2012.01.21"]
[Round "10"]
[White "Hovhannisyan, Robert"]
[Black "Andriasian, Zaven"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B92"]
[WhiteElo "2589"]
[BlackElo "2624"]
[PlyCount "99"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]
[TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Qd3 Nbd7 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Re8 13. c4 Bf8 14. Nd2 a5 15. Bd1 Nc5 16. Qe2 g6 17. Nb1 Nh5 18. Bxc5 dxc5 19. Qd2 Ng7 20. Ba4 Re7 21. d6 Re6 22. d7 Nf5 23. Qd5 e4 24. Nc3 e3 25. Qxb7 Rb8 26. Qf3 Rxb2 27. Rab1 Nd4 28. Qxf7+ Kxf7 29. fxe3+ Kg7 30. Rxb2 Rxe3 31. Nd5 Re2 32. Rxe2 Nxe2+ 33. Kf2 Nd4 34. Re1 Qh4+ 35. Kf1 Ne6 36. Rxe6 Qxc4+ 37. Ke1 Qxd5 38. Re8 c4 39. d8=Q Bb4+ 40. Kf2 Bc5+ 41. Ke2 Qxg2+ 42. Kd1 Qf3+ 43. Kc2 Qf5+ 44. Kb2 c3+ 45. Kxc3 Bb4+ 46. Kb2 Qf2+ 47. Kb1 Qf5+ 48. Bc2 Qf1+ 49. Kb2 Qf4 50. Re4 1-0

Jan-30-12  offramp: When he won the Armenian Championship they all sang, "Hovhannisyan the highest!"

BTW he looks bloody awful in that Brikenau shirt in the current picture...Change it! (Shirt or picture.)

Jan-30-12  JoergWalter: Just get him the shirt in his correct size ("skinny rabbit")
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  technical draw: A picture of him from the Dubai Open shows he hasn't improved his weight. I wonder if he has some health issues?
Jul-27-13  Xeroxx: Seems underweight.
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  Penguincw: Robert Hovhannisyan ties for first with Alexey Shirov at the Riga Open with a score of 7.5/9.
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  Tabanus: And winning outright the Riga Technical University Open 2018 with 7.5/9 (260 players).

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  ketchuplover: Down goes Aronian!

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