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Ashot Anastasian

Full name Ashot Anastasian
Country Armenia
Born July 16, 1964
Yerevan, Armenia
Title Grandmaster

Ashot Anastasian (Armenian: Աշոտ Անաստասյան; born 16 July 1964) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster. He has won two team bronze medals and one individual gold medal at Chess Olympiads. On the March 2011 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2556, making him ranked number 14 in Armenia.

Anastasian won the Armenian Chess Championship in 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1994, and 2005. He received his International Master title in 1988 and Grandmaster title in 1993. In 1993 he came first at Katowice. In 2007, tied for first with Bassem Amin in the Abu Dhabi Chess Festival.

In September 2009 FIDE rating list he is ranked 325th in the world among active players.

In 2010, he was appointed the Armenian national women's team coach.

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