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Meri Grigoryan
Number of games in database: 149
Years covered: 1995 to 2022
Last FIDE rating: 2044 (1988 rapid, 2007 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2125
Overall record: +37 -86 =26 (33.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games.

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D02 Queen's Pawn Game (12 games)
A45 Queen's Pawn Game (6 games)
B01 Scandinavian (6 games)
A46 Queen's Pawn Game (5 games)
B23 Sicilian, Closed (5 games)
B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening (5 games)
C42 Petrov Defense (4 games)
A40 Queen's Pawn Game (4 games)
A00 Uncommon Opening (3 games)
D09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3 (3 games)

   🏆 Central London Congress
   P Lalic vs M Grigoryan (Nov-05-22) 1-0
   M Grigoryan vs Holden Davis (Dec-06-19) 1-0
   P Finn vs M Grigoryan (Dec-05-19) 1/2-1/2
   M Grigoryan vs B Clarke (Dec-02-19) 0-1
   J Chilton vs M Grigoryan (Dec-01-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Sep-02-1977, 45 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality United Kingdom)

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Woman FIDE Master and FIDE Trainer.

Last updated: 2018-07-25 10:29:11

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 149  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Grigoryan vs Balaglanova  1-0221995It (op) (w) VI Yalta (Ukraine)C34 King's Gambit Accepted
2. A Zatonskih vs M Grigoryan  1-0331995Yalta op (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. M Grigoryan vs H A Gretarsson  0-1281997Politiken Cup 19thC29 Vienna Gambit
4. A Cichocki vs M Grigoryan  1-0391997MK Cafe op-AE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
5. Karpov vs M Grigoryan 1-0281997Simul, 15bB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
6. E Gerasimovich-Steffensen vs M Grigoryan  1-0352000WIMB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. M Grigoryan vs N Popova 0-1382001European Championship (Women)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
8. K Grosar vs M Grigoryan  1-0292001European Championship (Women)B18 Caro-Kann, Classical
9. S Saljova vs M Grigoryan  ½-½212001European Championship (Women)D18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
10. M Grigoryan vs E Partac  0-1192001European Championship (Women)B23 Sicilian, Closed
11. J Schmidt vs M Grigoryan  ½-½252001European Championship (Women)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
12. M Grigoryan vs P Ornstein  ½-½442001European Championship (Women)B00 Uncommon King's Pawn Opening
13. D Strzyzakowska vs M Grigoryan  0-1482001European Championship (Women)B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
14. M Grigoryan vs O Dolzhikova  0-1262001European Championship (Women)A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
15. B Zawadzka vs M Grigoryan  1-0422001European Championship (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. M Grigoryan vs E Jiretorn  1-0352001European Championship (Women)B21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
17. T Tuominen vs M Grigoryan  1-0342001European Championship (Women)D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
18. M Grigoryan vs M Lyell  0-1362001London OpenA80 Dutch
19. M Grigoryan vs Dgebuadze  0-1292007European ChampionshipA04 Reti Opening
20. R Strohhaeker vs M Grigoryan  1-0712007European ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
21. M Grigoryan vs B Nagel  ½-½492007European ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
22. G Lorscheid vs M Grigoryan  1-0702007European ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
23. B Leiber vs M Grigoryan  1-0472007European ChampionshipD02 Queen's Pawn Game
24. M Grigoryan vs K Hesselbarth  1-0222007European ChampionshipC34 King's Gambit Accepted
25. Z Janda vs M Grigoryan  1-0472007European ChampionshipA25 English
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Born on 02.09.77 in Yerevan, Armenia, <Meri Grigoryan> was taught chess by her father and only coach. She became:

< * Woman Champion of Yerevan at the age of 12½ years

< * Yerevan boys under 21 champion at the age of 15

< * Armenian girls champion in all age groups

< * Girls U18 Olympiad of the USSR, 6th place (Spartakiada Narodov SSSR, Leningrad, 1990)

< * Left Armenia in the mid 90s and moved to London

< * UK British Grand Prixette 2002-2003

< * British Ladies Champion in 2004

< * Education: BA in Russian and Scandinavian Studies, Diploma in Translation. Spoken languages: Armenian, Russian, English, Danish, Czech, Polish, French.

< * Work: Chess teacher and interpreter.

< * Hobbies: Painting, photography, opera, taking guitar lessons, travelling, and above all writing.


Jul-11-07  argishti: this rating cant be right then...
Jul-11-07  Karpova: No, the rating is correct:
Dec-27-12  waustad: Here is the updated link to her FIDE ratings card.

She'll be one of the many playing at Gibtel this year.

May-27-15  SimonWebbsTiger: Meri's cancer charity work, in a Chessbase article on the link provided

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