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Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian
Number of games in database: 355
Years covered: 2001 to 2021
Last FIDE rating: 2554 (2592 rapid, 2598 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2589

Overall record: +130 -70 =119 (59.4%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 36 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (48) 
    B90 B48 B33 B65 B91
 Ruy Lopez (28) 
    C78 C67 C92 C97 C95
 French Defense (14) 
    C11 C05 C18 C03 C16
 Sicilian Najdorf (13) 
    B90 B91 B92
 Sicilian Taimanov (10) 
    B48 B46 B47 B45 B49
 King's Indian (9) 
    E62 E71 E90 E68 E91
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (51) 
    B51 B90 B22 B43 B83
 Grunfeld (19) 
    D80 D86 D85 D97 D70
 Queen's Pawn Game (12) 
    D02 E00 A46 A45 E10
 Reti System (10) 
    A04 A06
 English, 1 c4 c5 (9) 
    A37 A33 A36
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B90 B92 B91
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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)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2017)
   12th Essent Open (2008)
   American Continental (2018)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)
   Reykjavik Open (2011)
   Golden Sands (2012)
   American Continental Championship (2005)
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   Tromso Olympiad (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2014)
   27th Cappelle-la-Grande (2011)
   PRO League Group Stage (2019)
   Isle of Man Masters (2018)
   Batumi Olympiad (2018)

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

   🏆 World Cup
   K Mekhitarian vs Mamedyarov (Jul-17-21) 0-1
   Mamedyarov vs K Mekhitarian (Jul-17-21) 1-0, rapid
   K Mekhitarian vs Mamedyarov (Jul-16-21) 1/2-1/2
   Mamedyarov vs K Mekhitarian (Jul-15-21) 1/2-1/2
   J C Gonzalez Zamora vs K Mekhitarian (Jul-14-21) 1/2-1/2, rapid

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(born Nov-15-1986, 34 years old) Brazil

[what is this?]
International Master (2006); Grandmaster (2010); Brazilian Champion (2012).

2nd to Yuniesky Quesada Perez with 8/11 at the Mercosur International Masters Cup 2015. (1)

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

Wikipedia article: Krikor Mekhitarian

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 355  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Santos vs K Mekhitarian  1-0362001Paulista-chE43 Nimzo-Indian, Fischer Variation
2. K Mekhitarian vs E da Costa Marra 0-1212001BRA-chJB25 Sicilian, Closed
3. D Fernandez vs K Mekhitarian  1-0412001Guaymallen PanAM-chJ U16 AbsolutoB54 Sicilian
4. A Rodrigues da Silva vs K Mekhitarian  ½-½222005BRA-ch 71stB50 Sicilian
5. K Mekhitarian vs Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo 1-0532005American Continental ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. J F Pierrot vs K Mekhitarian  1-0382005American Continental ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. K Mekhitarian vs C Utman  1-0482005American Continental ChampionshipC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
8. J C Gonzalez Zamora vs K Mekhitarian  0-1362005American Continental ChampionshipA37 English, Symmetrical
9. K Mekhitarian vs Arencibia Rodriguez 1-0172005American Continental ChampionshipB07 Pirc
10. A Ivanov vs K Mekhitarian  1-0372005American Continental ChampionshipB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
11. K Mekhitarian vs I Zugic  ½-½162005American Continental ChampionshipB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
12. D Gurevich vs K Mekhitarian  1-0482005American Continental ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
13. K Mekhitarian vs R Claverie  ½-½652005American Continental ChampionshipC11 French
14. M Leon Hoyos vs K Mekhitarian  1-0712005American Continental ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
15. G Milos vs K Mekhitarian  1-041200572nd Brazilian ChampionshipB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
16. K Mekhitarian vs Lima  0-141200572nd Brazilian ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
17. K Mekhitarian vs A Rodriguez Vila  ½-½702006VI Mario CovasC17 French, Winawer, Advance
18. Leitao vs K Mekhitarian  ½-½492006VI Mario CovasD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
19. D Lemos vs K Mekhitarian  0-1412007III South American Ch U20E12 Queen's Indian
20. G P Gomez vs K Mekhitarian  0-1512007III South American Ch U20B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. K Mekhitarian vs S Mareco  0-1712007III South American Ch U20C78 Ruy Lopez
22. A Kovalyov vs K Mekhitarian  ½-½712007III South American Ch U20A33 English, Symmetrical
23. K Mekhitarian vs D Di Berardino  1-0462007III South American Ch U20B45 Sicilian, Taimanov
24. K Mekhitarian vs L Fusco  0-1602007III South American Ch U20B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
25. E Cordova vs K Mekhitarian 1-0392007III South American Ch U20D19 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 355  PGN Download
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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:

Premium Chessgames Member
  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!
Nov-15-16  Gottschalk: Truly original.
Pawn majority avalanche is combined with
long diagonal on a reduced problem.

[Event "31st Cappelle Open 2015"]
[Site "Cappelle la Grande FRA"]
[Date "2015.??.??"]
[White "Mekhitarian,K"]
[Black "Fier,A"]
[Round "6.6"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2556"]
[BlackElo "2612"]
[ECO "A40"]

1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2
O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 Rb8 8. b3 a6 9. Nd5
Nh5 10. Bb2 e6 11. Nc3 b5 12. Rb1 Ne7 13. e4
b4 14. Na4 Nf6 15. e5 Nd7 16. Re1 Bb7 17. Rc1
d5 18. cxd5 Bxd5 19. Nd2 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Nb6 21. Nc5 a5 22. Nde4 Ra8 23. a4 Qd5 24. Qf3 Nf5 25. Rcd1
Rad8 26. Kg1 Kh8 27. g4 Ne7 28. Rd3 Nd7 29. Qf4
Nxc5 30. Nxc5 Nc6 31. Red1 f6 32. Qf3 Nxe5 33. Qxd5 Rxd5 34. dxe5 Rxc5 35. exf6 Bh6 36. h4 Bf4 37. g5 Bd6 38. Rxd6 cxd6 39. Rxd6 h6 40. f4 Rd5 41. Rxd5 exd5 42. f5 Rd8 43. f7+ Kh7 44. h5 d4 45. Bxd4
hxg5 46. fxg6+ Kh6 47. g7 1-0

Or view in this way:

Oct-23-18  Raginmund: Vamo, senhor Sevag
Força e ânimo sempre...
Bora vencer esse Isle of Man

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