Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Yury Dokhoian (Юрий Дохоян)

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Yury Dokhoian (26 October 1964) is a Russian Grandmaster of chess (1988) and and FIDE Senior Trainer (2007) of Armenian descent.
Several times played in the 1st league of the USSR Championships. Came equal second in the All-Union tournament of young masters (1986).
Other results include: 1st at Bucharest 1986; 1st at Plovdiv 1988; =2nd at Budapest 1988; 3rd at Yerevan 1988; 3rd at Sochi 1988; =1st at Wijk aan Zee 1989; 1st at Berlin 1992; 1st at Godesberg 1993; 1st at Lublin 1993; 1st at Munster 1993.
Dokhoian is one of the leading Russian trainers. He has been Kasparov's second for several years; in 2009 he became the second of Sergey Karjakin. He is also the head coach of the Russian Women's Olympic team.