Levon Babujian is an Armenian Chess Grandmaster born in Yerevan, Armenia, on May 8, 1986. Babujian was awarded the title of Grandmaster (2010) and International Master (2006). As of January 2009, his Peak rating was 2518. He attended the Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture and Sport and is the director of a chess school in the Malatia-Sebastia District of Yerevan.
Babujian began playing chess at a junior age. In 2013, Babujian was the runner-up in the Armenian Championship. From 2001 to 2021, Babujian played a total of 218 games. Babujian’s overall performance record in the 218 games includes; 73 wins, 44 draws, and 95 losses, resulting in a percentage score of 44.8.
At the 4th Yerevan Open A 2022 tournament held on October 10th, 2022, Sergei Lobanov triumphed with a score of 7.0 points. David Paravyan and Aleksey Goganov became runners-up with a score of 6.5 points. Babujian achieved a score of 2.5 points and came 19th on the tiebreak. In June 2022, the 13th Asrian Memorial 2022 tournament was held at Jermuk, Armenia, and Shant Sargasyan scored 7.5 points to emerge victorious. Babujian came in 12th place on the tiebreak with a score of 2.5 points. Before then, Babujian had participated in the Andranik Margaryan Mem IM tournament held in Yerevan, Armenia, in January 2022. Norayr Torosyan scored 7.0 points hence becoming the winner, while Babujian placed fourth with a score of 4.5 points.
Some of the notable tournaments Babujian played include; the Armenian Championship (2005), Asrian Memorial (2019), World Junior Championship (Boys) (2005), World Junior Championship (2006), European Championship (2005), Chigorin Memorial Open (2009), and European Championship (2014).
Babujian came first at the 2019 Kazakhstan Cup Final on a tiebreak with a score of 6.5 out of 9 points.
Babujian emerged victorious at the 81st Yerevan City Chess Championship in 2011
In 2011, Babujian shared 2nd to 6th place in the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in Jermuk
Babujian came third at the Armenian Chess960 Championship in 2012
In 2008, Babujian shared 2nd to third place at the Vasylyshyn Memorial tournament.
Artur Chibukhchian vs Levon Babujian – Armenian Championship, Round 4 – Yerevan, Armenia – May 02, 2005
Hans Tikkanen vs Levon Babujian – World Junior Championship (Boys) Round 5 – Istanbul, Turkey – November 13, 2005
David Baramidze vs Levon Babujian – World Junior Championship, Round 10 – Yerevan, Armenia – October 13, 2006