Rafael Vaganian

1951 - Today

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Rafael Artemovich Vaganian (Armenian: Ռաֆայել Արտյոմի Վահանյան, Rrafayel Artyomi Vahanyan, Russian: Рафаэль Артёмович Ваганян, Rafael Artemovich Vaganyan; born 15 October 1951) is an Armenian chess player holding the title of grandmaster (GM). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafael Vaganian has received more than 42,706 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Rafael Vaganian is the 169th most popular chess player (down from 133rd in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Armenia and the 2nd most popular Armenian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Rafael Vaganian ranks 169 out of 376Before her are Győző Forintos, Isaac Kashdan, Kira Zvorykina, Xie Jun, Fred Yates, and Carl Mayet. After her are Vassily Ivanchuk, Artur Yusupov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Lubomir Kavalek, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, and Robert Byrne.

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Among people born in 1951, Rafael Vaganian ranks 401Before her are Brian Grazer, Alfonso Portillo, Dominique Dropsy, Marvin Heemeyer, Carl Lumbly, and Jean-Louis Borloo. After her are Jared Taylor, Hans-Jürgen Dörner, Yury Chaika, Rino Fisichella, Bootsy Collins, and Roger Pontare.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Rafael Vaganian ranks 58 out of 124Before her are Hrant Shahinyan (1923), Yurik Vardanyan (1956), Khoren Oganesian (1955), Hasmik Papian (1961), Robert Emmiyan (1965), and Michel Der Zakarian (1963). After her are Igor Tselovalnikov (1944), Aram Sargsyan (1961), Eduard Nalbandyan (1956), Armen Nazaryan (1974), Sirusho (1987), and Smbat Lputian (1958).

Among CHESS PLAYERS In Armenia

Among chess players born in Armenia, Rafael Vaganian ranks 2Before her are Levon Aronian (1982). After her are Smbat Lputian (1958), Ashot Anastasian (1964), Gabriel Sargissian (1983), Karen Asrian (1980), Tigran L. Petrosian (1984), and Lilit Mkrtchian (1982).