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27. 06. 2017
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Tigran Petrosian Wins National Open

Tigran Petrosian Wins National Open

Congrats to GM Tigran Petrosian for winning clear first at the National Open in Las Vegas, with a score of 5/6. This earns Tigran $8000 and the Edmondson Cup...

21 June 2017 Read More
Karen Asrian Memorial: Round 1

Karen Asrian Memorial: Round 1

Several surprising results happened in the first round: top 4 seed Robert Hovhannisyan drew his game against Vardan Movsisyan and Deep Sengupta made a draw young Armenian player Anna Sargsyan. The leading member of Armenian women national chess team Elina Danielyan made a draw against Arpine Grigoryan...

21 June 2017 Read More
Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess 2017!

Levon Aronian wins Altibox Norway Chess 2017!

Levon Aronian has won one of the strongest tournaments of all time by a full point after his rivals fell at the final hurdle...

16 June 2017 Read More
Haik Martirosyan, Aram Hakobyan, Arman Mikayelyan and Artur Davtyan fulfilled GM norms in EICC 2017

Haik Martirosyan, Aram Hakobyan, Arman Mikayelyan and Artur Davtyan fulfilled GM norms in EICC 2017

Armenian Chess Federation congratulates our young and talented players and wishes them new achievements.

12 June 2017 Read More
Norway Chess 4: Aronian stuns Carlsen

Norway Chess 4: Aronian stuns Carlsen

The game started with a semi-slav and a6 hybrid. Aronian quickly proved that he was the best prepared player. After his mysterious novelty 10.Bc2 (which he said he had prepared back in 2003!), Carlsen went wrong and allowed a very strong exchange sacrifice. Black’s queen soon found itself trapped...

10 June 2017 Read More
Maxim Matlakov new European Champion

Maxim Matlakov new European Champion

Grandmaster Maxim Matlakov (RUS, 2714) triumphed at the 18th European Individual Chess Championship 2017 with 8.5 points. The Russian scored the same points as Baadur Jobava (GEO, 2713) and Vladimir Fedoseev (RUS, 2690), but thanks to better tie-breaks he became the new European Chess Champion, while the other two won silver and bronze respectively...

10 June 2017 Read More
EICC 2017: Round 9

EICC 2017: Round 9

David Howell maintains the lead at the European Individual Chess Championship 2017 in Minsk, after a quick draw with Anton Demchenko in the 9th round. Arman Mikaelyan , Maxim Matlakov and Baadur Jobava scored important victories and along with Demchenko, are now half a point behind the leader...

09 June 2017 Read More
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