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Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian
K Mekhitarian 
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Number of games in database: 406
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2554 (2592 rapid, 2598 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +145 -92 =131 (57.2%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 38 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (55) 
    B90 B33 B48 B65 B47
 Ruy Lopez (29) 
    C78 C67 C92 C95 C97
 French Defense (17) 
    C11 C05 C18 C16 C17
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B90 B91 B92
 Sicilian Taimanov (11) 
    B48 B47 B46 B49 B45
 King's Indian (10) 
    E62 E91 E68 E71 E76
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (61) 
    B90 B43 B51 B22 B83
 Grunfeld (21) 
    D80 D85 D97 D86 D70
 Sicilian Najdorf (15) 
    B90 B91 B96 B92 B93
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    D02 E00 A45 A46 E10
 Reti System (11) 
    A04 A06
 Nimzo Indian (11) 
    E46 E42 E40 E53 E44
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   K Mekhitarian vs Arencibia Rodriguez, 2005 1-0
   K Mekhitarian vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo, 2005 1-0
   L Ibarra Chami vs K Mekhitarian, 2012 0-1
   K Mekhitarian vs A Diamant, 2008 1-0
   V Panbukchian vs K Mekhitarian, 2012 0-1
   Adrian Winter Atwell vs K Mekhitarian, 2014 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Tata Steel Group C (2013)
   Brazilian Championship (2010)
   Brazilian Championship 2004 (2005)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2017)
   American Continental (2018)
   Golden Sands (2012)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2011)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Gibraltar Masters (2014)
   American Continental (2014)
   Isle of Man Masters (2018)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2010 Brazilian championship by gauer

   🏆 Chennai Olympiad
   K Mekhitarian vs B Markoja (Aug-09-22) 1-0
   K Mekhitarian vs N Noritsyn (Aug-08-22) 1-0
   Erigaisi vs K Mekhitarian (Aug-07-22) 1-0
   K Shevchenko vs K Mekhitarian (Aug-06-22) 1/2-1/2
   K Mekhitarian vs D Howell (Aug-05-22) 0-1

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(born Nov-15-1986, 36 years old) Brazil

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Born to a Brazilian mother and a Lebanese father, both of Armenian descent, he learned to play chess aged seven.

International Master (2006) Mekhitarian achieved his Grandmaster title within the space of eight months, securing his first norm at the 26th Brazilian Championships held in 2009, tying for third place with a score of 7.5/11. His second norm came with an eighth-place finish and a 6/9 score in the La Laguna tournament held in April 2010. His final GM norm came in June 2010, with a 9th-place finish in the International Chess Festival Eforie, held in Romania where he scored 8/11 He took part in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament C Group 2013 finishing in 4th place with 8/13. 2nd to Yuniesky Quesada Perez with 8/11 at the Mercosur International Masters Cup 2015. (1)

Mekhitarian is also one of the most successful Brazilian chess streamers. His Twitch channel is one of Brazil's largest chess channels with more than 97K followers (NOV 2021). On his YouTube channel, Mekhitarian has over 128K subscribers who enjoy his videos about many aspects of chess.

(1); Complete tournament and match results: [brasilbase-1]

Wikipedia article: Krikor Mekhitarian

Last updated: 2021-11-15 02:33:52

 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 449  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Mekhitarian vs E Tsuboi  0-1421999Itau Mercosul CupB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. M Santos vs K Mekhitarian  1-0362001Paulista-chE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
3. K Mekhitarian vs E da Costa Marra 0-1212001BRA-chJB25 Sicilian, Closed
4. D Fernandez vs K Mekhitarian  1-0412001Guaymallen PanAM-chJ U16 AbsolutoB54 Sicilian
5. K Mekhitarian vs G Vescovi  0-1682002Itau Mercosul Cup 6thB23 Sicilian, Closed
6. G Vescovi vs K Mekhitarian  1-0282003Sao Paulo InterclubesB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. K Mekhitarian vs Rychagov  0-1322003Internet Section 17-AB40 Sicilian
8. K Mekhitarian vs J F Cubas  ½-½542003Regina ProlB01 Scandinavian
9. K Mekhitarian vs A Fier  1-0962003BRA-ch U20B03 Alekhine's Defense
10. K Mekhitarian vs A Fier  0-1552005Brazilian Championship 2004B03 Alekhine's Defense
11. T Tasoko vs K Mekhitarian  0-1302005Brazilian Championship 2004B96 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. K Mekhitarian vs E Capatti  1-0372005Brazilian Championship 2004B06 Robatsch
13. A Rodrigues da Silva vs K Mekhitarian  ½-½222005Brazilian Championship 2004B50 Sicilian
14. K Mekhitarian vs F Matsuura  0-1492005Brazilian Championship 2004C18 French, Winawer
15. K Mekhitarian vs V Chemin  1-0322005Brazilian Championship 2004B89 Sicilian
16. E Matsuura vs K Mekhitarian  1-0532005Brazilian Championship 2004A04 Reti Opening
17. E da Costa Marra vs K Mekhitarian  ½-½112005Brazilian Championship 2004B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. K Mekhitarian vs R Assumpcao  0-1342005Brazilian Championship 2004B33 Sicilian
19. K Mekhitarian vs R Vera 1-0532005American Continental ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. J F Pierrot vs K Mekhitarian  1-0382005American Continental ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
21. K Mekhitarian vs C Utman  1-0482005American Continental ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
22. J C Gonzalez Zamora vs K Mekhitarian  0-1362005American Continental ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
23. K Mekhitarian vs Arencibia Rodriguez 1-0172005American Continental ChampionshipB07 Pirc
24. A Ivanov vs K Mekhitarian  1-0372005American Continental ChampionshipB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
25. K Mekhitarian vs I Zugic  ½-½162005American Continental ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
 page 1 of 18; games 1-25 of 449  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-17-08  BIDMONFA: Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian


Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: IM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian, Brazil, born 15 Nov. 1986. Now rated 2511,

IM in 2006. Rated 2515 in Jan. 2009. Not yet listed as GM.

IM and GM applications:


His blog:

Bio: (in Portuguese)

He is from Armenia, and came to Brazil as 6-year-old.


Placed 3rd with 2605 perf. in Pan-Armenian Chess Olympiad 15-23 August 2010:

Aug-26-10  wordfunph: Mekhitarian was granted the GM title by FIDE on July 2010..

Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Happy Birthday To you Krikor!
Jan-10-12  timhortons: ha maintain this chessblog.

ICC handle TRADE

Sep-16-12  Antiochus: Life and games:

Nov-11-13  Gottschalk: Life and games:

De acordo com a wikipedia, ele nasceu em São Paulo, capital.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Happy 27th birthday to GM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian!
Oct-23-18  Raginmund: Vamo, senhor Sevag
Força e ânimo sempre...
Bora vencer esse Isle of Man

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