The 1st Yerevan International Open Tournament is taking place from 2-10th October, 2016, at the Chess Academy of Armenia in Yerevan.
The tournament is open to all Fide rated players and the playing format is 9-round Swiss system.
137 players from ten countries, including 21 Grandmasters and 10 International Masters, are competing.
Of the surprising results in the first two rounds, David Ziroyan defeated GM Avital Boruchovsky, Karen Hovhannisyan stunned GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan, while Romik Hakobyan (1898) won against GM Gevorg Harutjunyan.
1 GM Nabaty Tamir ISR 2644
2 GM Demchenko Anton RUS 2629
3 GM Hovhannisyan Robert ARM 2626
4 GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2622
5 GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2599
6 GM Sandipan Chanda IND 2593
7 GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes ARM 2592
8 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2590
9 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2589
10 GM Smirnov Pavel RUS 2584
11 GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2568
12 GM Vaganian Rafael A ARM 2564
13 GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy UKR 2539
14 GM Boruchovsky Avital ISR 2532
15 IM Baghdasaryan Vahe ARM 2501
16 IM Harutyunian Tigran K. ARM 2495
17 GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2473
18 IM Firouzja Alireza IRI 2469
19 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik ARM 2468
20 GM Babujian Levon ARM 2465
21 GM Kislinsky Alexey CZE 2456
22 IM Mikaelyan Arman ARM 2449
23 IM Petrosyan Tigran S. ARM 2433
24 GM Yegiazarian Arsen ARM 2423
25 GM Harutjunyan Gevorg ARM 2414
26 Bakunts Rafael ARM 2396
27 GM Petrosian Davit G. ARM 2393
28 IM Nadanian Ashot ARM 2391
29 Torosyan Norayr ARM 2386
30 FM Vardanian Haik G. ARM 2359
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