|Full name||Artashes Minasian|
|Born|| 21 January 1967
Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
|Peak rating||2620 (July 1998)|
Artashes Minasian (sometimes transliterated as Minasyan; Armenian: Արտաշես Մինասյան; born 21 January 1967) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.
He participated in eight Chess Olympiads with a record of +23 −12 =28. In 2006 the Armenian team took the first place at the 37th Chess Olympiad. Along with himself, the team consisted of Levon Aronian, Vladimir Akopian, Karen Asrian, Smbat Lputian, Gabriel Sargissian). Minasian won the Armenian Chess Championship six times, in 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 2004 and 2006. He also won the final USSR Chess Championship in 1991 and New York open championship in 1998.
In December 2009, he was awarded the title of Honoured Master of Sport of the Republic of Armenia.