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GM Karen Grigoryan clear first in Lake Sevan

The 2013 edition of the traditional Lake Sevan took place on September 7-17, 2013, in Armenia.

Ten players from Austria, Ukraine, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Armenia competed in the round robin tournament.

Local Grandmaster Karen Grigoryan (18), who started as the youngest and lowest rated player in the event, surpassed the expectations and emerged clear winner with 6,5/9 points. Grigoryan also earned 29 elo points.

Only two weeks ago Grigoryan convincingly won the Armenian 1st League to qualify for the national championship.

Replay the games with analysis

Final standings:

1. GM Grigoryan Karen H. ARM 2563 – 6,5
2. GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2628 – 6,0
3. GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2664 – 5,5
4. GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2609 – 5,0
5-6. GM Ragger Markus AUT 2680 and GM Popov Ivan RUS 2656 – 4,5
7. GM Swiercz Dariusz POL 2654 – 4,0
8-9. GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2631 and GM Grigoryan Avetik ARM 2580 – 3,5
10. GM Hovhannisyan Robert Ar. ARM 2623 – 2,0

GM Karen Grigoryan

GM Karen Grigoryan

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