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Samvel Ter-Sahakyan (Armenian: Սամվել Տեր-Սահակյան; born 19 September 1993) is an Armenian chess grandmaster.

Samvel Ter-Sahakyan
Ter-Sahakyan,Samvel 2019 Karlsruhe.jpeg
Karlsruhe 2019
CountryArmenia
Born (1993-09-19) 19 September 1993 (age 25)
Vanadzor, Armenia
TitleGrandmaster
FIDE rating2625 (July 2019)

He won the 2003 Under 10 and 2009 Under 18 European Youth Chess Championship.[1] He completed the Grandmaster requirements on 18 September 2008 during the European U16 championship, when his rating reached 2500, the title confirmed by FIDE in 2009.[2][3] At the 2008 World U18 championship, Ter-Sahakyan scored 8 points of 11to finish fourth on tiebreak.[4] He won the 2011 World U18 Chess Championship.[5]

He was second in the 2011 Armenian Chess Championship, behind Robert Hovhannisyan. In 2012, he finished 3rd in the 74th Armenian championship with a score of 6/10 (+3 -1 = 6).[6]

In 2015, Ter-Sahakyan won the Students section of the Moscow Open with 6/9, half a point ahead of Daniil Dubov and finished third on tiebreak with 7/9 at the Karen Asrian Memorial.[7][8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samvel Ter-Sahakyan European Champion". news.am. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  2. ^ "World's Youngest To Attain Chess Grandmaster Status". chessaccount. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  3. ^ "FIDE Title Applications". FIDE. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  4. ^ "News October, 2008". Chess in Armenia Magazine.
  5. ^ "Lori Governor receives world chess champion Samvel Ter-Sahakyan". ArmenPress. 8 December 2011.
  6. ^ "The Week in Chess 898". theweekinchess.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  7. ^ "Moscow Open 2015 The Week in Chess". theweekinchess.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  8. ^ "Samvel Ter-Sahakyan: I Take the Victory in the Moscow Open To Be a Great Success". open2015.moscowchess.org. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  9. ^ "The Week in Chess 1077". theweekinchess.com. Retrieved 2016-03-16.

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