Varuzhan Akobian

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Fide Id13300580
ECF Id273157F
TitleGrand Master
FederationUSA fed
FIDE Elo2640 
Highest 2673 (June 2017)
Live Rating2635 
URS Rating2610 
Born 19.Nov.1983 (in Yerevan)
 Ranking: World #126, Americas #11, USA #8
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Chess games of Varuzhan Akobian:    PGN Database (VaruzhanAkobian.pgn)  [1323 games]

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Play Style

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Queen's gambit (23%): D47 D07 D12 D15 D32 D31French defence (26%): C16 C01 C06 C19 C13 C15
Queen's pawn (20%): A40 E10 D02 A40 D02 A46Queen's pawn (14%): A46 A40 A46 A41 A40 E00
Nimzo-Indian (15%): E34 E33 E46 E46 E32 E46Queen's gambit (14%): D10 D31 D38 D30 D32 D17
Gruenfeld defence (9%): D70 D86 D80 D85 D92 D70Pirc defence (10%): B07 B07 B09 B07 B07
King's Indian (9%): E76 E92 E70 E61 E71 A49Reti (9%): A09 A09 A09 A06 A06 A08
Play tendenciesEndgame tendencies
Sacrifices: Not availableAverage draws at: Move #31 (details)
Blunders (): Explore blunders Optimal play:   96.78%  [what is this?]
Positional player: Not available Optimal checkmate:   75.86%  [what is this?]
Exchange tendencies: +0.007 (details) Endgame blunders: Explore blunders
Stockfish first line: Not available [calculate] Strength:         
Quality of play:  89.82 (games[what is this?] Exploitive analysis: Not available
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Live Games

Varuzhan Akobian currently plays in:
Nacional Djibouti Rodolfo Sistema Suizo a 9 Rondas Grupo Premier Djbouti, Djibouti
2018.03.18 to 2018.03.26
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Rating History ()

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Tournament History

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Tournament (Click on name for details) VenueDate
GM Akobian Versus GM Mikhalevski Match Temecula, USA2015.12.222570
51st Annual American Open Orange, USA2015.11.262260
Millionaire Chess Open II Las Vegas, USA2015.10.082290
Akobian Versus Troff Match Temecula, USA2015.10.052560
FIDE World Cup Blitz TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
FIDE World Cup Rapid TB Baku, Azerbaijan2015.09.112640
37th Annual Southern California Open San Diego, USA2015.09.052030
Sinquefield Cup Blitz Saint Louis, USA2015.08.29840
43rd Annual World Open Arlington, USA2015.07.012230
World Team Championship Tsakhkadzor, Armenia2015.04.192660
U. S. Championship Saint Louis, USA2015.03.312640
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