GM Rafael Vaganian

Rating 2664 (Nr.26 in ELO-list)

Armenia

Born 15.10.1951 (50 Years)

Champion of USSR (1989); participant of candidates matches and knockout World Championships.

Winner of Chess Olympiad, World and European Team Championships as a member of USSR team.

Winner (or shared 1st place) at the tournaments: Valencia (1974), Roma (1977), Sao Paulo (1977), Las Palmas (1979), Hastings (1982-83), Lvov (1984), Biel Interzonal (1985), Naestved (1985), Leningrad (1987), Esbjerg (1988), Toronto (1990), Reggio Emilia (1993, 1994), Lost Boys op (1997) and others.