GM Hrant Melkumyan

Full name
Hrant Melkumyan
Born
Apr 30, 1989 (age 31)‎
Place of birth
Yerevan, Armenia
Federation
Armenia
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Hrant Melkumyan is an Armenian grandmaster who won the European Blitz Championship in 2011. After a strong showing in the 2014 European Individual Championship (7.5/11), he competed in the 2015 World Cup and defeated GM Gata Kamsky in the first round before losing in the next round. Melkumyan placed second and fourth at the 2006 World U18 and 2008 World Junior Championships, respectively.

In late 2011, Melkumyan started working as GM Levon Aronian’s second.

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