Post Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:38 pm

5th Karen Asrian Memorial 2012

GM David Arutinian wins Karen Asrian Memorial 2012

The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 5th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament on June 16-25, 2012, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk.
The 2012 Memorial was a 9-round Swiss event with 57 players won by GM David Arutinian of Georgia with a score of 7½ points, a point clear of the strong field.
The time control was 90 minutes for 40 moves, then 30 minutes to a finish with a 30 second increment from the start. The total prize fund was 18,500 USD with 4,000 awarded for first place.


Some Games of GM David Arutinian :-

Yegiazaryan, Armenak (2232) vs. Arutinian, David (2561)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 1
16 Jun 2012
[Result 0-1]


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. Bd3 Qb6 7. Be3 Bc5 8. Be2 Nc6 9. Nxc6 dxc6 10. Bxc5 Qxc5 11. O-O Nf6 12. Qd3 e5 13. a3 O-O 14. b4 Qe7 15. Rad1 Be6 16. Qd6 Qxd6 17. Rxd6 Rfc8 18. Rfd1 Kf8 19. f4 exf4 20. e5 Ne8 21. Ne4 Bd5 22. Nc5 Nxd6 23. exd6 Rd8 24. d7 Ra7 25. a4 Raxd7 26. Nxa6 bxa4 27. Nc5 Re7 28. Bf1 Ra8 29. b5 cxb5 30. Rxd5 a3 31. Rd1 Rc7 32. Nb3 Rxc2 33. Bxb5 a2 34. Na1 Rb2 35. Bd3 Rd8 36. h4 Rb1

Manukyan, Sargis V (2274) vs. Arutinian, David (2561)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 3
18 Jun 2012
[Result 0-1]


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Bd3 a6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O b5 11. Re1 Re8 12. a3 Nbd7 13. Bf4 Qb6 14. Qd2 Bb7 15. Rac1 c4 16. Bc2 Nc5 17. e5 dxe5 18. Rxe5 Rad8 19. Rxe8+ Nxe8 20. Re1 Nf6 21. Re7 Rd7 22. Rxd7 Ncxd7 23. Ne5 Qd8 24. Nc6 Qe8 25. Qe3 Bf8 26. Qxe8 Nxe8 27. Be4 Nc5 28. Be5 Bd6 29. Bd4 Nb3 30. Bb6 Nc5 31. Na5 Bc8 32. g4 Nf6 33. Bc2 h5 34. Bd8 Be5 35. Be7 Nd3 36. Bxd3 cxd3 37. Bxf6 Bxf6 38. Ne4 Bxb2 39. Nc6 Kf8 40. Kf1 hxg4

Arutinian, David (2561) vs. Lomsadze, Davit (2345)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 4
19 Jun 2012
[Result 1-0]


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Be2 Na6 8. O-O Nc7 9. h3 a6 10. a4 e5 11. a5 Rb8 12. Ne1 Nd7 13. Nd3 f5 14. Bd2 Nf6 15. exf5 gxf5 16. f4 e4 17. Nf2 b5 18. axb6 Rxb6 19. Rb1 Kh8 20. g4 fxg4 21. hxg4 Rg8 22. g5 Bf5 23. Be3 h6 24. Kg2 hxg5 25. fxg5 Nh7 26. Ncxe4 Rxb2 27. Rxb2 Bxb2 28. Rh1 Be5 29. Bd3 Qf8 30. Qf3 Bg6 31. Qxf8 Rxf8 32. Nxc5 Rg8 33. Bxg6 Rxg6 34. Nce4 Kg8 35. Ng4 Bg7 36. Rb1 a5 37. Rb8+

Kotanjian, Tigran (2522) vs. Arutinian, David (2561)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 5
20 Jun 2012
[Result 0-1]


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. Bf4 a6 8. a4 Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. e3 Ne8 11. Be2 Nd7 12. O-O Qe7 13. a5 b5 14. axb6 Nxb6 15. Ra2 Nc7 16. e4 Nd7 17. Re1 Rb8 18. Bc4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. Bd2 Qh4 21. Bf1 Re8 22. g3 Qf6 23. f4 Bd4+ 24. Kh2 h5 25. Bg2 Bd7 26. Ne2 Bxb2 27. Qc2 Bd4 28. Nxd4 Qxd4 29. Bc3 Qc4 30. Bf1 Qb3 31. Qd2 Nxd5 32. Ba1 Qb4 33. Qc1 Rxe4 34. Rd1 Ne3 35. Rb2 Nxf1+ 36. Kg1 Qxb2 37. Bxb2 Nxg3 38. Kf2 Rb3 39. Re1 Bc6 40. Qc2 Rxf4+ 41. Kg1

Arutinian, David (2561) vs. Petrosyan, Tigran S (2315)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 6
21 Jun 2012
[Result 1-0]


1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. a4 a5 9. Qb3 e6 10. Bd2 Nbd7 11. Rfd1 Qc7 12. Rac1 Qb8 13. Bd3 Bb7 14. cxd5 exd5 15. e4 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nd5 17. Bc4 Re8 18. Nc3 N7f6 19. Ne5 Qd8 20. Bg5 Rc8 21. Ne4 Re6 22. h3 Qe8 23. Nc3 h6 24. Bxf6 Bxf6 25. f4 Rd8 26. Bxd5 cxd5 27. Nb5 Bxe5 28. dxe5 Rc6 29. Nd6 Qd7 30. Rxc6 Qxc6 31. Kh2 d4 32. Qxf7+

Arutinian, David (2561) vs. Melkumyan, Hrant (2642)
5th K. Asrian Memorial
Jermuk
Round 8
23 Jun 2012
[Result 1-0]


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 c6 5. Nbd2 c5 6. b3 cxd4 7. exd4 Nc6 8. Bb2 Be7 9. Bd3 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. Qe2 Nb4 12. Bb1 Bb7 13. a3 Nc6 14. Bd3 Rc8 15. Rad1 Bd6 16. Ne5 Qe7 17. b4 dxc4 18. Ndxc4 Bc7 19. f4 g6 20. Ne3 Rcd8 21. Bc4 Rfe8 22. Bb5 Bxe5 23. fxe5 Nd5 24. Ng4 Kh8 25. Rd3 a6 26. Bc4 Nb8 27. Rh3 Nd7 28. Bc1 Rc8 29. Bxd5 Bxd5 30. Nf6 Nxf6 31. exf6 Qd8 32. Qd2 Rxc1 33. Qxc1 Be4 34. Qh6 Qxd4+ 35. Re3 Rg8 36. Qf4
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