CHESS FEDERATION OF ARMENIA

02. 10. 2016
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Round 7. The Armenian Day

In the 7th round, the players from Armenia shone in all tournaments…

30 September 2016 Read More

Levon Aronian made the third draw in Tal Memorial

Levon Aronian and Peter Svidler went into the Gruenfeld Defense with 3.f3 and followed Carlsen-Caruana (2014). White sacrificed a pawn for the initiative, and a couple of moves before the first control he managed to develop an advantage. However, the players were in the mutual time trouble, and Aronian preferred to simplify the position, returning the pawn instead of increasing the kingside pressure. A draw was agreed on the 41st move…

30 September 2016 Read More

TIgran Harutyunyan became club chess champion of Georgia

Harutyunyan scored 6 points out of 7 and greatly contributed to the success of his team…

30 September 2016 Read More

Mark Dvoretsky Passes Away (1947-2016)

Mark Izrailevich Dvoretsky, Honored Trainer of USSR, Russia, and Georgia, FIDE Senior Trainer, author of many best-selling chess books, passed away on September 26 at the age of 68.

30 September 2016 Read More

Gabriel Sargsyan, Sergei Movsisyan and Hrant Melkumyan will participate in Isle of Man international chess tournament

Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, So Wesley, Pavel Eljanov, Michael Adams, Wang Hao, ALeksei Shirov, women world chess champion Hou Yifan and many other strong chess players are among the participants of the event…

23 September 2016 Read More

Karen Grigoryan is participating in Serbian 1st League

Serbian 1st League started yesterday after the first symbolic move made by the President of Serbian Chess Federation Obren Cetkovic in the game between Aleksandar Indjic and Miloje Ratkovic of the match Itaka vs Naftagas…

23 September 2016 Read More

Georgian chess club championship kicked off yesterday

First round of Georgian chess club championship took place yesterday. There are three representatives of Armenia, participating in the event: IMs Vahe Baghdasaryan and Tigran Harutyunyan and Susanna Gaboyan…

23 September 2016 Read More

FIDE World Youth U14, U16, U18 Championships have started in Khanty-Mansiysk

Games of first round of World Youth chess championships took place yesterday.  The first move of the championship, the classic 1.e2-e4, was played by Natalia Komarova, the Governor of Ugra…

23 September 2016 Read More

1st Yerevan Open International Chess Tournament will be held from October 1st to October 10th

1st Yerevan Open International Chess Tournament will be held from October 1st to October 10th. Yerevan Chess Federation is the organizer of the tournament.
You can find the regulations of the tournament here.

22 September 2016 Read More

USA and China win gold medals in 42nd Chess Olympiad

The United States of America have won their first Olympic gold medals since 1976 after a grueling and exciting last round. Despite clearly outrating opponents and neighbors Canada, they could only manage a 2.5-1.5 win…

15 September 2016 Read More

World Chess Olympiad – Round 9

USA and Ukraine are in the lead with 16 points each, followed by Russia on 15 points. In women section China is on the top with 16 points, followed by Poland on 15 points…

13 September 2016 Read More

World Chess Olympiad – Rounds 7 and 8

After 8 rounds of play USA, India and Ukraine are leading with 14 points each. In women section after 8 rounds of play China and USA are joint leaders with 14 points each…

13 September 2016 Read More
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