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Tigran Gharamian
Number of games in database: 375
Years covered: 1997 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2602 (2650 rapid, 2660 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2676

Overall record: +116 -47 =177 (60.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 35 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (63) 
    B90 B51 B31 B52 B30
 Ruy Lopez (35) 
    C78 C67 C65 C95 C81
 French Defense (23) 
    C11 C03 C07 C18 C10
 Caro-Kann (12) 
    B12 B17 B18
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B90 B94
 French (10) 
    C11 C10
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (32) 
    B90 B30 B67 B20 B51
 Robatsch (13) 
 Queen's Gambit Declined (13) 
    D35 D39 D38 D37
 Nimzo Indian (12) 
    E20 E32 E38 E34 E54
 Catalan (11) 
    E06 E04 E01
 Sicilian Najdorf (11) 
    B90 B92 B96 B93
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Gharamian vs N Mamedov, 2011 1-0
   T Gharamian vs S Ivanov, 2006 1-0
   T Gharamian vs T Kasparova, 2007 1-0
   T Gharamian vs Quang Long Le, 2015 1-0
   T Gharamian vs V Bhat, 2001 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs H J Cordes, 2015 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs A Hoffman, 2012 1-0
   A Heimann vs T Gharamian, 2009 0-1
   Ulybin vs T Gharamian, 2013 0-1
   T Gharamian vs A Istratescu, 2015 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   28th Cappelle-la-Grande (2012)
   French Championship (2015)
   London Chess Classic Open (2013)
   French Championship (2014)
   Corsica Masters (2012)
   Zurich Chess Club 200th Anniversary (2009)
   Corsica Masters (2016)
   European Club Cup (2008)
   Bundesliga 2014/15 (2014)
   Cappelle-la-Grande Open (2009)
   29th Cappelle-la-Grande (2013)
   London Chess Classic Open (2015)
   Bundesliga 2016/17 (2016)
   Batumi Open (2001)
   European Championship (2011)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   Corsica Masters 2012 by Tabanus
   Corsica Masters 2016 by Tabanus

   🏆 2nd Cappelle Rapid
   T Gareyev vs T Gharamian (Feb-29-20) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   T Gharamian vs T Gareyev (Feb-15-20) 0-1, blitz
   P Michalik vs T Gharamian (Nov-02-19) 1/2-1/2
   T Gharamian vs V Ivic (Nov-01-19) 1/2-1/2
   A Mastrovasilis vs T Gharamian (Oct-31-19) 1/2-1/2

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(born Jul-24-1984, 37 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality France)

[what is this?]
Tigran Gharamian is a Grandmaster. Winner of Limburg Open (NL) 21-24 May 2010.* He placed 2nd (behind GM Sebastien Feller) in the Paris Championship held 3-11 July 2010** and =1st (4th on tiebreak) at the 28th Cappelle-la-Grande International Open, coming 4th on tiebreak with 7/9 and a 2715 TPR. Runner up on tiebreak to Christian Bauer at the French Championships (2015).

* **

Wikipedia article: Tigran Gharamian

 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 375  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Gharamian vs A Rainfray 0-1161997Wch U14C30 King's Gambit Declined
2. T Gharamian vs Ara Minasian  1-0492001Batumi OpenC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
3. E Danielian vs T Gharamian  0-1582001Batumi OpenA48 King's Indian
4. T Gharamian vs N Zhukova  ½-½722001Batumi OpenB01 Scandinavian
5. R Gadjily vs T Gharamian  ½-½622001Batumi OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
6. T Gharamian vs A Zatonskih  0-1552001Batumi OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
7. T Kotanjian vs T Gharamian  0-1392001Batumi OpenA04 Reti Opening
8. T Gharamian vs A Shalamberidze  0-1422001Batumi OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
9. T Mgeladze vs T Gharamian  1-0422001Batumi OpenA38 English, Symmetrical
10. T Gharamian vs N Sahakyan 1-0342001Batumi OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
11. T Gharamian vs A Timofeev  ½-½572001WYB18B78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. T Gharamian vs A Flumbort  1-0462001WYB18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. T Gharamian vs A Mista  1-0452001WYB18B25 Sicilian, Closed
14. A Kovchan vs T Gharamian  1-0462001WYB18C45 Scotch Game
15. M Gagunashvili vs T Gharamian  ½-½512001WYB18A57 Benko Gambit
16. T Gharamian vs V Bhat  ½-½382001WYB18C05 French, Tarrasch
17. T Gharamian vs Ni Hua 0-1522001WYB18C10 French
18. T Gharamian vs Shaw  ½-½412003Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
19. V Malakhatko vs T Gharamian  ½-½602003Cappelle-la-Grande OpenA43 Old Benoni
20. T Gharamian vs Legky  ½-½162003Cappelle-la-Grande OpenC03 French, Tarrasch
21. T Gharamian vs P Bobras  0-1312003Cappelle-la-Grande OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
22. Degraeve vs T Gharamian  1-0632003Bethune op 24thC55 Two Knights Defense
23. P Tregubov vs T Gharamian  ½-½622004FRA-chT Gp-BA58 Benko Gambit
24. T Gharamian vs T Zatulovskaya  1-038200420th Cappelle la GrandeB25 Sicilian, Closed
25. T Gharamian vs Kharlov  0-132200420th Cappelle la GrandeC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
 page 1 of 15; games 1-25 of 375  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-24-07  BIDMONFA: Tigran Gharamian


Jul-24-07  Davolni: I wonder if he is an IM or GM? 2517 should be enough to get a GM norm, shouldn't it?
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  WannaBe: Read the bio on top of the page.
Jul-24-07  Hayasa: Tigran@ hima IM e, bajc arden mi qani angam GM- i norm e lracrel. Tigran Gharamian@ ev Mher Hovhanisian@ hulisi 28-ic masnakcelu en Belgiaji Charleroi qaxaqum anckacvox mrcasharin.
Jul-24-09  Funicular: Happy birthday to you (And to me!)
Jul-24-09  Blunderdome: He is an IM according to his FIDE card:

Jul-24-09  WhiteRook48: happy birthday!
Jul-24-09  waustad: The FIDE card now says GM. Was the earlier post a typo or did it change?
Jul-31-09  Blunderdome: Yes, it did change. Perhaps someone who updates that site saw this page; or maybe they just like to update players on their birthdays.

He is still absent from wikipedia's list of chess grandmasters ( ); of course, by the time you check that, it might be updated too.

Aug-01-09  jon01: Tigran Gharamian has an ELO of 2615. I think he is the highest rated IM in the world.
Aug-01-09  Vakus: bizarre, isn't it?
Aug-01-09  Vakus: Just checked his FIDE Card - he's Grand Master, ยน5 in France.
Aug-02-09  jon01: It's strange, he is listed as an IM in the Ordix Open.
Aug-03-09  Vakus: I guess i know the reason - organizers of Mainz event drew up a list based on the FIDE April ratings.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: His home page:

Winner of Limburg Open (Belgium) 21-24 May 2010:, congratulations!

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  Tabanus: He ended 2nd (behind GM Sebastien Feller) in the Paris championship 3-11 July 2010:

Oct-15-11  jon01: Now he is rated 2676 which ranks him #67 in the world. Still he is probably the most unknown TOP 100 player.

Impressive rating graph as well

Jul-24-12  waustad: Happy B'day Tigran. I really wish I could find the autograph (on a copy of Nimzo's Chess Praxis!) I used to own of your first namesake. Oh well, these things happen.
Premium Chessgames Member
  eternaloptimist: Happy birthday to GM Gharamian!

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