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Ara Minasian
A Minasian 
 
Number of games in database: 168
Years covered: 1991 to 2014
Last FIDE rating: 2426
Highest rating achieved in database: 2510

Overall record: +48 -59 =61 (46.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (21) 
    B51 B40 B42 B47 B31
 English (11) 
    A13 A17 A14 A15 A16
 English, 1 c4 e5 (10) 
    A28 A29 A22 A23 A25
 King's Indian (6) 
    E62 E63 E66
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C65 C78 C69 C77
 Caro-Kann (4) 
    B10 B14 B18
With the Black pieces:
 Alekhine's Defense (14) 
    B05 B03 B04 B02
 Slav (11) 
    D10 D18 D15 D17
 Dutch Defense (11) 
    A81 A89 A85 A87 A97
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C67 C65 C84 C87
 Reti System (7) 
    A04 A06
 French Defense (6) 
    C12 C10 C19 C03 C01
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Ara Minasian vs Ehlvest, 2004 1-0
   T Meynard vs Ara Minasian, 2004 0-1
   D Karatorossian vs Ara Minasian, 2007 0-1
   Minasian vs Ara Minasian, 1999 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Armenian Championship (2008)
   Batumi Open (2001)
   Panormo Zonal (1998)
   Aeroflot Open (2004)
   Yerevan Olympiad (1996)
   European Championship (2002)
   20th Cappelle la Grande (2004)
   European Championship (2001)
   European Championship (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 European Championship
   A Minasian vs A Volokitin (Mar-13-14) 0-1
   S Sargsyan vs A Minasian (Mar-12-14) 1/2-1/2
   A Minasian vs V Golod (Mar-11-14) 0-1
   A Minasian vs M Parligras (Mar-08-14) 0-1
   A Minasian vs A Antinyan (Mar-07-14) 1-0

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ARA MINASIAN
(born Apr-14-1974, 48 years old) Armenia

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Grandmaster

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 177  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Minasian vs Y Kalinichenko  ½-½291991URS-ch U18C77 Ruy Lopez
2. A Minasian vs A Shariyazdanov  0-1251991URS-ch U18A07 King's Indian Attack
3. A Yegiazarian vs A Minasian  ½-½351994ARM-chA10 English
4. A Minasian vs Serper  ½-½291994Kstovo opB88 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin Attack
5. A Minasian vs Brodsky  ½-½181994Kstovo opB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
6. A Minasian vs A Petrosian  0-1251995Armenian ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. A Minasian vs A Yegiazarian  ½-½671995Armenian ChampionshipB82 Sicilian, Scheveningen
8. A Minasian vs Lputian  ½-½381995Armenian ChampionshipC18 French, Winawer
9. A Minasian vs Khachiyan  0-1231995Armenian ChampionshipA15 English
10. A Anastasian vs A Minasian  ½-½421995Armenian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
11. K Asrian vs A Minasian  0-1411995Armenian ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. A Minasian vs V Mirumian  0-1351995Armenian ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
13. Minasian vs A Minasian  1-0391995Armenian ChampionshipA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. A Minasian vs N Kalantarian  ½-½191995Armenian ChampionshipA53 Old Indian
15. V Akopian vs A Minasian  1-0241995Armenian ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Nalbandian vs A Minasian  0-1391995Armenian ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
17. A Minasian vs Movsesian  0-1411996ARM-chA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
18. A Minasian vs Aronian  1-0411996ARM-chA28 English
19. V Akopian vs A Minasian  1-0391996ARM-chA04 Reti Opening
20. A Yegiazarian vs A Minasian  0-1261996ARM-chA09 Reti Opening
21. A Minasian vs Hjartarson  ½-½821996Yerevan OlympiadA28 English
22. Shulman vs A Minasian  1-0401996Yerevan OlympiadD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
23. T Marinelli vs A Minasian  ½-½411996Yerevan OlympiadD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
24. A Minasian vs C Barus  0-1391996Yerevan OlympiadA17 English
25. A Minasian vs L Alvarez Leon  1-0321996Yerevan OlympiadB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 177  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: Poor guy :) Out of his six games which he has played the Alekhine Defense he has lost FOUR!
Feb-15-06  Bobak Zahmat: For a discussion about the Alekhine's Defense (B03) just click on the link.
Feb-19-06  EmperorAtahualpa: So little games in this database for a GM!
Feb-19-06  Bobak Zahmat: His 42,6% overall record isn't really encouraging perhaps.
Feb-19-06  Jim Bartle: Maybe those folks arguing about "(R/n-1)?, + õ?(i.e. the Elo differential?)- i?(n!)¸+ --¾[°](which is -n-1ª)" over on the Linares page might want to correct me, but I suspect that if you're going to have players with overall records above 50%, by definition you're going to have some below 50%. It can't be like Lake Woebegone, where "all the children are above average."
Feb-19-06  Bobak Zahmat: <Jim Bartle> That's true.
Feb-19-06  EmperorAtahualpa: I've found many more games by this player, which I've submitted to <chessgames.com>. I hope they will appear in the database soon!
Feb-20-06  Bobak Zahmat: Thanks dude.
Mar-17-06  BIDMONFA: Ara Minasian

MINASIAN, Ara
http://www.bidmonfa.com/minasian_ar...
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Apr-11-06  Bobak Zahmat: Ara Minasian is an Armenian GM, he has played at the 61st Armenian Championship. Look also http://www.armchess.am/photos.html
Apr-11-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  plang: He is not as well known as his stronger countryman Artashes Minasian. They need to distinguish between Art. Minasian and Ara Minasian. It is confusing.
Apr-13-06  Bobak Zahmat: Artashes Minasian has this far a fantastic score of 5/7 during the European Championship.
May-11-10  waustad: Artashes Minasian is a different player, but are they related?
Jul-19-12  TaongWalangAlam: Once again mahal kong kababayan, andito na naman aki! Isn't chess beautiful? Hindi lang maganda ang larong iyan, kahit ang mga players mismo magaganda rin! Like this one, naglalaro na, kumakanta pa, at bongga kung manamit!--

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqC8...

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