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Tatev Abrahamyan
T Abrahamyan 
Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  

Number of games in database: 513
Years covered: 1998 to 2023
Last FIDE rating: 2358 (2351 rapid, 2352 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2397
Overall record: +189 -159 =134 (53.1%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 31 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (111) 
    B90 B32 B33 B43 B80
 French Defense (31) 
    C02 C03 C05 C01 C04
 Giuoco Piano (28) 
    C50 C53 C54
 Caro-Kann (24) 
    B18 B10 B15 B12 B13
 Sicilian Najdorf (19) 
 Sicilian Kan (17) 
    B43 B42
With the Black pieces:
 French Defense (86) 
    C18 C01 C03 C02 C16
 French Winawer (36) 
    C18 C16 C15 C19
 Nimzo Indian (26) 
    E32 E46 E48 E34 E29
 Queen's Pawn Game (25) 
    A46 A45 E10 E00 D02
 King's Indian (24) 
    E63 E94 E90 E62 E99
 French Tarrasch (16) 
    C03 C05 C04 C07
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   T Abrahamyan vs W M Duckworth, 2012 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs C Baginskaite, 2013 1-0
   C Yip vs T Abrahamyan, 2019 0-1
   T Abrahamyan vs I Zenyuk, 2008 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs A Zatonskih, 2021 1-0
   Wang Jue vs T Abrahamyan, 2013 0-1
   A Levina vs T Abrahamyan, 2004 0-1
   Z Tan vs T Abrahamyan, 2013 1/2-1/2
   T Abrahamyan vs N Christiansen, 2006 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs E Tairova, 2006 1/2-1/2

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   American Cup Champ (Women) (2022)
   US Chess Championship (Women) (2016)
   USA Women Championship (2010)
   US Championship (Women) (2014)
   US Chess Championship (Women) (2013)
   US Championship (Women) (2019)
   US Women's Championship (2008)
   US Championship (Women) (2020)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Tromso Olympiad (Women) (2014)
   Khanty-Mansiysk Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Reykjavik Open (2016)
   Chennai Olympiad (Women) (2022)

GAME COLLECTIONS: [what is this?]
   2017 U.S. Women's Chess Championships by AchieverofChess

   🏆 Sparkassen Chess Trophy
   S Sammed Jaykumar vs T Abrahamyan (Jul-02-23) 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs D Wagner (Jun-24-23) 1/2-1/2
   T Abrahamyan vs I Krush (Mar-18-23) 0-1
   I Krush vs T Abrahamyan (Mar-17-23) 1-0
   T Abrahamyan vs A Zhang (Dec-22-22) 0-1

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(born Jan-13-1988, 35 years old) Armenia (federation/nationality United States of America)

[what is this?]
Woman Grand Master. She was born in Yerevan, Armenia and now lives in Glendale, California. In 2005, she tied for 1st in the U.S. Women's Chess Championship, but lost the play-off match to Rusudan Goletiani. She represented the USA 2010 (Women's) Olympiad team on 3rd board. Competed in the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012), but lost her first round match to former Women's World Champion, Russian GM Alexandra Kosteniuk.


Wikipedia article: Tatev Abrahamyan

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 513  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Lagno vs T Abrahamyan  1-0471998Wch U10 GirlsC01 French, Exchange
2. V Akobian vs T Abrahamyan  1-0262001American OpenA57 Benko Gambit
3. C Van Buskirk vs T Abrahamyan  1-0342001American OpenA59 Benko Gambit
4. D Pruess vs T Abrahamyan  1-0412001American OpenC01 French, Exchange
5. T Abrahamyan vs R Rowley  1-0412001American OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
6. T Abrahamyan vs V Akobian  0-1282003104th US OpenB07 Pirc
7. T Abrahamyan vs E Schiller 0-1222003American op 39thB06 Robatsch
8. T Abrahamyan vs A Zatonskih  0-1402004USA-ch (Women)B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. S Djukic vs T Abrahamyan  ½-½592004Wch U16 GirlsA46 Queen's Pawn Game
10. J Becerra Rivero vs T Abrahamyan  1-0582004Chessmaster US Championship 2005C18 French, Winawer
11. T Abrahamyan vs J Friedel  0-1562004Chessmaster US Championship 2005C50 Giuoco Piano
12. I Zenyuk vs T Abrahamyan  1-0602004Chessmaster US Championship 2005A46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. A Levina vs T Abrahamyan 0-1542004Chessmaster US Championship 2005C01 French, Exchange
14. T Abrahamyan vs T Vayserberg 1-0292004Chessmaster US Championship 2005C02 French, Advance
15. T Abrahamyan vs A Lein  ½-½332004Chessmaster US Championship 2005B01 Scandinavian
16. I Krush vs T Abrahamyan  1-0392004Chessmaster US Championship 2005A57 Benko Gambit
17. T Abrahamyan vs A Hahn 1-0392004Chessmaster US Championship 2005B32 Sicilian
18. R Adamson vs T Abrahamyan 0-1452004Chessmaster US Championship 2005C18 French, Winawer
19. T Abrahamyan vs R Goletiani  0-1412004ch-USA Rapid Playoff WomenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. R Goletiani vs T Abrahamyan  1-0372004ch-USA Rapid Playoff WomenA06 Reti Opening
21. Milov vs T Abrahamyan  1-0462005HB Global Chess ChallengeA57 Benko Gambit
22. T Abrahamyan vs Wenliang  0-1332005HB Global Chess ChallengeB03 Alekhine's Defense
23. Y Y Araujo Freitez vs T Abrahamyan  0-1362006PAN u18gC01 French, Exchange
24. E Perelshteyn vs T Abrahamyan 1-0742006US Championship 2006C16 French, Winawer
25. T Abrahamyan vs Browne  ½-½312006US Championship 2006B33 Sicilian
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  BishopBerkeley: Nice picture of Ms. Abrahamyan:

(: ♗ Bishop Berkeley ♗ :)

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  BishopBerkeley: Ah, I see that the host website is rendering the individual photos unviewable from some browsers.

Here is the main photo page at which the photo referenced above can be viewed (presumably, unless they play the same re-routing trick with this URL!) You may have to scroll down to see this particular image:

(: ♗ Bishop Berkeley ♗ :)

Jan-13-07  BIDMONFA: Tatev Abrahamyan


May-23-08  swordfish: Equal third in US Women's Championship, with losses to both co-champs Zatonskih and Krush.
Oct-14-09  SirChrislov: She lives next to my town, in Glendale. I live in the community known as Cypress Park. Glendale is a heavily populated Armenian community, known as "the jewel city", also home of GM Varuzhan Akobian. if you're ever in Glendale, and feel like spending a pretty penny, be sure to visit the outdoor mall known as the Americana and dont forget to stop at Frida's Mexican grill.
Jan-13-10  swordfish: Happy B-day, WIM Tatev Abrahamyan. Hope to see you at the Chicago Open in May.
Jan-13-10  SirChrislov: Happy birthday Abrahamyan and hello Akobian, Khachian and all the people of Glendale. Best of wishes to you for 2010.
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  keypusher: She played the Evans in the first round of the U.S. championship, so she is OK with me.
Nov-28-11  whiteshark: Wiki-Bio:
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Jul-20-12  SirChrislov:
Jul-20-12  SirChrislov: Tatev's game of the week, u.s. chess league, 2011
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  FSR: If she were a president, she'd be Babrahamyan Lincoln.
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  HeMateMe: Good call, Garth!
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May-03-13  waustad: In her bio on the US Chesschamps site they claim that she was impressed by Judit Polgar, "the only woman in the tournament," in the 1996 men's olympiad. While it is easy to be impressed by Judit Polgar, a quick look at olimpbase found Pia Cramling playing second board for Sweden. Maybe she wasn't playing the day Ms. Abrahamyan attended.
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  ketchuplover: Kudos to Tatev on winning the 2014 USCF female player of the year award
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  HeMateMe: chessbase says that she is a pescatarian.
Apr-25-16  iking: this year, a new crown for her
Apr-25-16  dangerhump: Poor Tatev, a heart breaking loss in final round costs her the US Women's title
Aug-31-16  dangerhump: Anyone know why she isn't playing in the Olympiad? She would have been a very strong 4th board
Sep-01-16  sonia91: <dangerhump: Anyone know why she isn't playing in the Olympiad? She would have been a very strong 4th board> She is Armenian-born and the Olympiad is in Baku, Azerbaijan; see
Apr-09-19  Caissanist: Everyone's favorite goth chess master: .
Apr-09-19  ChessHigherCat: < Caissanist: Everyone's favorite goth chess master: >

She spent thousands of dollars having a research group determine the most disturbing possible hair color and then panicked when she discovered her opponent was color-blind!

Mar-18-23  FreeBrittanyZamora: I like her. I like her a lot!
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