Haik Martirosyan is a Chess Grandmaster from Armenia with Elo ratings exceeding 2600 from FIDE, making him one of the best Armenian chess players of all time.
Full Name: Haik Mikaeli Martirosyan
Title: Grandmaster (2013)
Place of birth: Byuravan, Ararat province, Armenia
Born: July 14, 2000
World ranking: 82
Peak rating: 2642 (July 2022)
Most Frequently Played Openings
With The White Pieces
- Queen’s Gambit Declined
- Queen’s Pawn Game
With The Black Pieces
- Ruy Lopez
- French Defense
- Queen’s Indian
Haik M Martirosyan is an Armenian chess Grandmaster born on July 14th, 2000. Martirosyan was awarded the title of Grandmaster in 2017. As of August 2022, Martirosyan’s FIDE rating was 2666 while his Peak rating was 2672 as of July 2022.
Martirosyan won at the U16 World Youth Chess Tournament in 2016 In 2017, he was a member of the World squad that achieved victory at the game of the Millennials in St. Louis, Missouri, scoring four points in seven matches. Furthermore, Martirosyan won at the 2018 Armenian Chess tournament and played for Armenia in the 43rd Chess Olympiad held in Batumi with a score rating of 2708.
- Subsequently that year, Martirosyan defeated Rasmus Svane, SL Narayanan, Dennis Wagner, and Andrei Istrățescu to win the Zurich Christmas Open.
- Martirosyan finished as the runner-up on a deciding set in the 2019 Aeroflot Open in February, sharing 1st spot with Kaido Külaots.
- Martirosyan won at the 59th seed in the 2021 Chess World Cup.
- In the third round, Martirosyan defeated Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in a rapid deciding set and progressed to the fifth round after beating Grandmaster Ante Brki in the fourth round.
- Grandmaster Amin Tabatabaei knocked him out in the fifth round.
Haik M Martirosyan vs Vladislav Nevednichy – European Championship, Yerevan ARM, March 4, 2014
Haik M Martirosyan vs Hrant Melkumyan – European Championship Round 1 – Batumi GEO, March 20, 2018
Haik M Martirosyan vs Chitumbo Mwali – World Cup – Krasnaya Polyana (Sochi) RUS, July 12, 2021
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