Saturday, September 5, 2009

Lilit Mkrtchian (Лилит Мкртчян)

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Lilit Mkrtchian (9 August 1982) is an Armenian International Master of chess and Woman Grandmaster (1998).
In 2002, she won the silver medal in the European Individual Chess Championship in Varna, and in 2006, took the bronze medal at the 7th European Individual Championship held in Kusadasi. She played for Armenia in the Chess Olympiads of 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008 (individual bronze medal) and in the World Women's Team Championships of 2007 and 2009 (individual bronze medal). In 2003, Mkrtchian won the European Women's Team Chess Championship. In 2005, she won the Armenian Woman Chess Championship.
Other results include: =1st at Vladimir 2007.
On the September 2009 FIDE list, she has an Elo rating of 2469, making her number 29 female player in the world and Armenia's number two.