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Tigran Kotanjian

Tigran Kotanjian, 2013
Full name Tigran Kotanjian
Country Armenia
Born September 1, 1981
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2580 (July 2009)

Tigran Kotanjian (Armenian: Տիգրան Քոթանջյան; born September 1, 1981) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster. He won the 74th Armenian Chess Championship in 2014. On the September 2009 FIDE list, he had an Elo rating of 2553, ranking him number twelve in Armenia.

Kotanjian won the Dubai Chess Open in 2009 and Karen Asrian Memorial in 2010. In 2011, he tied for 2nd-3rd with Kirill Stupak in the 4th Beirut Open tournament. In the same year he won the 4th Karen Asrian Memorial in Jermuk.

He received his International Master title in 2003 and Grandmaster title in 2006. In the September 2009 FIDE rating list he is ranked 396th in the world among active players.

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