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Oleksiyenko, Korobov and Ter-Sahakyan joint winners of 8th Karen Asrian Memorial

Karen.-A.-200x200The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 8th Karen Asrian Memorial Open Tournament on June 15-25, 2015, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk.

The international event was dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, who passed away in June 2008, at the age of 28. He was member of the Armenian national team which won the first gold medal at the 2006 Chess Olympiad in Turin.

The tournament was a 9-round Swiss tournament with hefty prize fund in total of 22,500 US dollars.

GM Mykhaylo Oleksiyenko from Ukraine, his countrymen GM Anton Korobov and Armenian GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan emerged joint winners with 7/9 points, leaving the nearest followers half a point behind.

Oleksiyenko took the gold on a superior tie-break score, while Korobov remained second.

You can see the full standings and replay the games below.

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Final standings:

1 GM Oleksiyenko Mykhaylo UKR 2629 7
2 GM Korobov Anton UKR 2698 7
3 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2586 7
4 GM Hovhannisyan Robert ARM 2599 6,5
5 GM Efimenko Zahar UKR 2647 6,5
6 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2656 6,5
7 GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2604 6,5
8 GM Khismatullin Denis RUS 2646 6
9 GM Krasenkow Michal POL 2604 6
10 GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2600 6
11 IM Petrosyan Tigran S. ARM 2423 6
12 IM Harutyunian Tigran K. ARM 2472 6
13 IM Morchiashvili Bachana GEO 2317 6
14 FM Martirosyan Haik M. ARM 2344 6
15 GM Zhigalko Andrey BLR 2586 6
16 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik ARM 2436 6
17 IM Petrosyan Manuel ARM 2449 6
18 Bakunts Rafael ARM 2270 6
19 FM Vardanian Haik G. ARM 2315 6
20 GM Grigoryan Karen H. ARM 2590 5,5
21 FM Hakobyan Aram ARM 2283 5,5
22 FM Manukyan Sargis V. ARM 2296 5,5
23 GM Chibukhchian Artur ARM 2423 5,5
24 CM Sargsyan Shant ARM 2256 5,5
25 FM Deslandes Pascal FRA 2287 5,5
26 IM Baghdasaryan Vahe ARM 2402 5
27 IM Nadanian Ashot ARM 2380 5
28 IM Vuilleumier Alexandre SUI 2354 5
29 IM Mikaelyan Arman ARM 2437 5
30 IM Hambardzumian Yuri ARM 2322 5
31 Manukyan Sargis A. ARM 2189 5
32 Torosyan Norayr ARM 2336 5
33 Hovhannisyan Karen ARM 2304 5
34 Eranyan Khachatur ARM 2112 5
35 Mkrtchyan Sargis R. ARM 2085 5
36 Gaboyan Susanna ARM 2153 5
37 GM Babujian Levon ARM 2459 5
38 Mari Ooriad Pouya IRI 2200 5
39 Fendereski Nima IRI 2180 5
40 Mamyrbay Assad KAZ 2153 5
41 Tiraturyan David ARM 2232 5
42 Matevosyan Sedrak ARM 2174 5
43 WFM Gevorgyan Maria ARM 2235 4,5
44 Permyakov Evgeniy RUS 2141 4,5
45 Babayan Armine ARM 2145 4,5
46 Mirzoyan David ARM 2094 4,5
47 WIM Hairapetian Anna ARM 2178 4,5
48 Danielyan Vahe ARM 2043 4,5
49 Kshtoyan Indat ARM 1896 4,5
50 Basencyan Mark ARM 2205 4,5
51 Yeritsyan Hayk ARM 1904 4,5
52 IM Mnatsakanian Eduard A ARM 2101 4
53 Davtyan Artur ARM 1988 4
54 Manukyan Artyom ARM 2046 4
55 CM Gharibyan Mamikon ARM 1952 4
56 Mesropian Khachatur ARM 2106 4
57 Abrahamyan Rashid ARM 1747 4
58 Hoghmrtsyan Artur ARM 1871 4
59 Safiri Ali IRI 1873 4
60 Minasyan Arnold ARM 2207 4
61 Avetisyan Mariam ARM 1898 4
62 Melkonyan Gor ARM 1893 4
63 Asatryan Sona ARM 1790 4
64 IM Karatorossian David ARM 2271 3,5
65 FM Shahinyan David ARM 2455 3,5
66 Ilyashev Yerzhan KAZ 2128 3,5
67 Simonyan Latush ARM 2080 3,5
68 Hakobyan Hovhannes H. ARM 2041 3,5
69 Mirab Amir IRI 2031 3,5
70 Grigoryan Arpine ARM 1804 3,5
71 Ghazaryan Raffi ARM 1749 3,5
72 Antonyan Mikhail ARM 1850 3,5
73 Ziroyan David ARM 1939 3,5
74 Jafari Arshia IRI 1442 3,5
75 GM Minasian Artashes ARM 2488 3
76 Sayadyan Edvard ARM 2014 3
77 WFM Zahedifar Anahita IRI 2008 3
78 Orizondo Hugo USA 2069 3
79 Nazaryan Armenak ARM 1856 3
80 IM Chubar Vladimir UKR 2021 3
81 Muradyan Robert ARM 1694 3
82 Degremont Patrick FRA 1970 3
83 Soupizon Remi FRA 1984 3
Gharibyan Mane ARM 1631 3
85 Mukashev Aminzhan KAZ 1768 2,5
86 Petrosyan Armen K. ARM 1771 2,5
87 Hakobyan Yurik L. ARM 0 2,5
88 Ghadiri Radmehr IRI 1905 2
89 Firoozyar Ashkan IRI 1750 2
90 Khachadurian Aren IRI 1405 2
91 Alavi Mir Mahmood IRI 1748 1,5
92 Ehtesham Mehr Rahil IRI 1509 1

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