January 27, 1964 – December 21, 2014

Place of Birth: Yerevan, Armenia


1982-1989 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute; Department of Electrical Machines

1987-1988 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute; Department of Social Professions – Journalism


2004 – December 21, 2014 expert of Yerevan Press Club

1999-2003 correspondent of “Golos Armenii” newspaper

1998-1999 correspondent of “Novoye Vremya” newspaper

1992-1997 department head at the Central House of Armenian Chess Player, director of Specialized Chess Child and Youth School at RA Ministry of Science and Education

1991-1992 correspondent of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

2002-2014 Yerevan Press Club

2004-2014 Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression

Publications: “Press Club” Electronic Newsletter, articles and translations: “Shakhmatayin Hayastan”, “Respublika Armenia”, “Zerkalo”, “Novoye Vremya”, “Golos Armenii”, “Azg”, “Aravot”, “Afisha” and others, “New in Chess” (Netherlands), “64 – Chess Review” (Russia), “Yerevan Times” (Yerevan)

Hobbies: chess (the title of international arbiter in chess), literature

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: single