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  • proper n. A surname.


From Armenian Աբրահամյան (Abrahamyan). (Wiktionary)


  • Rohonyan is a relatively new immigrant to the U.S., she was going to college here on a chess scholarship, but I believe she recently graduated and is now working on a master's degree; Abrahamyan won the 2008 Goddesschess "Fighting Chess" Award at the 2008 U.S. Women's Chess Championships for wining 6 games and losing none, chosen by GM Susan Polgar.

    Handicapping U.S. Women's Olympiad Team

  • Rohonyan is the third Ukrainian-American on the women's team and Abrahamyan, like GM Varuahan Akobian, got the selection based partly on the age bonus.

    Handicapping U.S. Women's Olympiad Team

  • Tuvshintugs finishes with 5.5 and Abrahamyan finishes with 6.0.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Abrahamyan has now quietly won six games in a row.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Zatonskih won her game behind the black pieces against Battsetseg to finish with 7.5, securing at least second place for herself and $4,000 in prize money - and a shot at the Goddesschess Fighting Chess Award of $500; Tuvshintugs knocked off Abrahamyan.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • According to Finegold, Abrahamyan told him she thought she should have played

    Los Angeles Chronicle

  • Although she has had fantastic results over the past few months, including a great performance at the Chicago Open where she broke 2400 USCF, Abrahamyan said she has, thus far, not been pleased with her play.

    Los Angeles Chronicle

  • "I guess she had more counterplay than I thought," Abrahamyan said.

    Los Angeles Chronicle

  • Hovik Abrahamyan: Turkish authorities can't be taken seriously

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net

  • Abrahamyan sacrificed a pawn in the middle game, unintentionally it seems, but it worked out well since Marinello's rook ended up out of play while her knight and bishop struggled for space.

    United States Chess Federation


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