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“Aeroflot Open 2018″ kicks off in Moscow today

Members of Armenian National chess team Gabriel Sargsyan and Haik Martirosyan, GMs Tigran L. Petrosyan, Manuel Petrosyan, Arman Mikaelyan and IMs Aram Hakobyan and Shant Sargsyan participate in the main tournament…

20 February 2018 Read More

Round 4 of 5th International Karun Cup took place in Iran

Armenian GM Gevorg Harutyunyan, who was in the group of leaders, lost to top seed of the tournament GM Farrukh Amonatov of Tajikistan. Second representative of Armenia, GM Davit Petrosyan draw his game against WIM Alinasab Mobina of Iran…

20 February 2018 Read More

International Chess Festival Emanuel Lasker Memorial

International Chess Festival Emanuel Lasker Memorial will be held in Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland 2-7 July 2018. Regulations.

20 February 2018 Read More

President Serzh Sargsyan congratulates Smbat Lputyan on Jubilee

“Great is your contribution to the development and popularization of Armenian chess as a four-time Armenia Champion and the winner of the Fourth World Chess Olympiad Turin. As the Founder-President of the Armenian Chess Academy, you have done valuable and important work, the results of which are evident,” the President’s congratulatory message reads.

14 February 2018 Read More

Aronian is a difficult, serious opponent, says chess GM Grischuk ahead of Berlin tournament

Ahead of the tournament, Grischuk answered a few questions in an ARMENPRESS exclusive…

14 February 2018 Read More

Aronian to compete Ding Liren in the first round of Candidates Tournament

IDE published the pairings for the 2018 FIDE Candidates’ Tournament.

12 February 2018 Read More

Levon Aronian wins Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

The final showdown was thus between the tournament’s top two seeds, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. They drew the two scheduled rapid games (with 10 minutes each, and an extra 2 seconds added after each move) and then the first blitz game (3 minutes each plus an add-on of 2 seconds). Finally Aronian managed to win the second blitz game to clinch overall victory…

02 February 2018 Read More

Parham Maghsoodloo wins Andranik Margaryan 8th Memorial

After the 9th round Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran and Klementy Sychev of Russia got 6.5 points each and shared the 1-2 places. Due to higher tie-break Maghsoodloo became winner of the tournament and Sychev was awarded silver medal. Representative of Armenia Aram Hakobyan came third with 6 points…

18 January 2018 Read More


On January 20 a qualification tournament for Armenia’s rapid championship will take place at Chess House after T. Petrosyan.
Only players with rapid elo below 231 can participate in the tournament. 15 players will qualify to Armenia’s rapid chess championship.

16 January 2018 Read More

Maria Kursova and Anna Sargsyan celebrated 4th victories

After 4 rounds Maria Kursova and Anna Sargsyan lead the table with 4 points apiece. Lilit Galojan is on the third place with 2.5 points. Maria Gevorgyan and Mariam Mkrtchyan share 4-5 places with 2 points each…

16 January 2018 Read More

Armenian Men’s Championship: Round 4

After the 4th round Robert Hovhannisuan continues to lead the table with 3.5 points. Arman Pashikyan is on the second place with 3 points. A group of 3 players shares 3-5 places with 2.5 ponts apiece…

16 January 2018 Read More

Andanik Margaryan Memorial comes to the end

In the top game of the round two leaders of the tournament  Parham Maghsoodloo and Lukasz Jarmula were playing against. Jarmula, playing white, had a dominating position right from the beginning of the game, but he made several mistakes before control and the position became equal. Jarmula continued to make mistakes after control as well and Maghsoodloo   miraculously won the game…

16 January 2018 Read More
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