Tigran Gharamian

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Tigran Gharamian
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Tigran Gharamian, 2016 Baden-Baden
Born (1984-07-24) 24 July 1984 (age 39)
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Title Grandmaster (2009)
FIDE   rating 2588 (November 2023)
Peak rating 2676 (September 2011)
Peak rankingNo. 67 (September 2011)

Tigran Gharamian (Armenian : Տիգրան Ղարամյան, born 24 July 1984) is an Armenian-French chess grandmaster. He won the French Chess Championship in 2018.


Chess career

Gharamian played for Armenia in the Children's Chess Olympiads of 1999 and 2000. [1]

He came first at Fourmies 2007 [2] and Charleroi 2007. [3] In 2010 he tied for 1st–3rd with Vadim Malakhatko and Deep Sengupta in the 24th Open Pierre and Vacances. [4] In 2011 he won the Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy Open [5] and tied for 2nd–4th with Alexander Kovchan, Boris Grachev and Ante Brkić in the Open Master Tournament in Biel. [6] Gharamian tied for 1st–5th with Pentala Harikrishna, Parimarjan Negi, Tornike Sanikidze and Martyn Kravtsiv in the Cappelle-la-Grande Open 2012. [7] He won the French Chess Championship in 2018. [8]

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  2. "31eme open de Fourmies July 2007 France". FIDE. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
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  6. "Open Master Tournament (MTO) September 2011 Switzerland". FIDE. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
  7. Ramirez, Alejandro (2012-03-12). "Harikrishna tops 74 GMs in Cappelle-La-Grande". ChessBase.com. Retrieved 13 March 2012.
  8. Gharamian topped playoff over Edouard & Gozzoli to win French Chess Championship