GM Asrian Wins 68th Armenian Championship

GM Asrian Wins 68th Armenian Championship

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Jan 24, 2008, 8:24 AM |
2 | Chess Event Coverage

The 68th Armenian Championship was held from January 7 - 21, 2008 in Yerevan, Armenia. GM Karen Asrian and GM Artashes Minasian both finished with scores of 8/13 but GM Asrian won the event on tie-breaks.

Lets take a look at the game between the top two. Here is GM Karen Asrian - GM Artashes Minasian with full annotations and commentary:

 

 

Final Standings:

1-2) GM Karen Asrian, GM Artashes Minasian (8/13)

3-5) FM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, GM Tigran Kotanjian, GM Tigran L. Petrosian (7.5/13)

6) GM Zaven Andriasian (7/13) 

7) GM Ara Minasian (6.5/13)

8-9) GM Smbat Lputian, GM Arman Pashikian (6/13)

10) IM Levon Babujian (4/13)

11-12) GM Arsen Yegiazarian, GM Ashot Anastasian (3.5/13)

13) GM Tigran Nalbandian 


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