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Zaven Andriasian

Zaven Andriasian, Warsaw 2012
Full name Զավեն Անդրիասյան
Country Armenia
Born March 11, 1989
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2645 (March 2011)

Zaven Andriasian (sometimes transliterated as Andriasyan; Armenian: Զավեն Անդրիասյան; born March 11, 1989) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster (2006) and former World Junior Chess Champion.

Chess career

He won the 2005 European Youth Chess Championship for under 16 and the 2006 World Junior Chess Championship. In November 2010 he won the Russian Cup Final after defeating Artyom Timofeev in the second game of the final. In January 2012 he came second in the Armenian Chess960 Championship. In December 2012 he shared first with Alexander Kovchan and Sipke Ernst in the Groningen Chess Festival.