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27. 06. 2017
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News From Armenia

Alexander Zubov solely leads K. Asrian Memorial table

Alexander Zubov solely leads K. Asrian Memorial table

After 5 rounds the tournament for the first time has a sole leader: Alexander Zubov of Ukraine defeated Evgeny Postny of Israel and with 4.5 points out of 5 started to lead the table. 8 players, including Hrant Melkumyan, Haik Martirosyan, Tigran Harutyunyan and Tigran Kotanjian, all representing Armenia, are closely trailing the leader...

26 June 2017 Read More
Karen Asrian Memorial: after 4 rounds 6 players lead the table

Karen Asrian Memorial: after 4 rounds 6 players lead the table

After 4 rounds Hrant Melkumyan, Igor Kovalenko, Evgeny Postny, Olexander Bortnyk, Parham Maghsoodloo and Alexander Zubov got 3.5 points and are leading the table. 15 players have got 3 points apiece and are closely trailing the leaders...

24 June 2017 Read More
Karen Asrian Memorial: Round 2

Karen Asrian Memorial: Round 2

After 2 rounds 15 players are leading the table with two points. Armenian chess players Hrant Melkumyan, Zaven Andriasyan, Haik Martirosyan, Tigran Kotanjian, Shant Sargsyan, Norayr Torosyan and Armenak Egiazaryan are among the leaders as well...

22 June 2017 Read More
Solemn opening ceremony of 10th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial took place in Jermuk

Solemn opening ceremony of 10th Annual Karen Asrian Memorial took place in Jermuk

92 players  from Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, France, Georgia, India, Malaysia, Iran, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Latvia and Israel take part In 10th Karen Asrian Memorial. 21 international grandmasters participate in the tournament. And this will allow young players to fulfill norms of grandmaster.

21 June 2017 Read More
Shant Sargsyan became Yerevan Men’s Champion

Shant Sargsyan became Yerevan Men’s Champion

5 year old IM Shant Sargsyan became Champion of Yerevan with 7 points out of 9. Davit Kalashyan scored 7 points as well but was second due to tie-break. Sargis Manukyan came third with 6.5 points. These three players qualified to play in the 1st league of Armenian Championship.

09 June 2017 Read More
Citywide memorial chess tournament between schoolchildren dedicated to the Olympic chess champion, GMKaren Asryan has been held in Yerevan

Citywide memorial chess tournament between schoolchildren dedicated to the Olympic chess champion, GMKaren Asryan has been held in Yerevan

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, the vice-president of the Armenian Chess Federation Smbat Lputyan as well as Karen Asryan’s parents were present at the ceremony of closing of the tournament held in Yerevan school N 171...

31 May 2017 Read More
IM Arman Mikayelyan wins rapid tournament dedicated to the Republic Day

IM Arman Mikayelyan wins rapid tournament dedicated to the Republic Day

IMs Arman Mikayelyan and Haik Martirosyan got 6.5 points and shared 1-2 places. Due to higher tie-break Mikayelyan became the winner of the tournament and Martirosyan was 2nd . GM Karen Grigoryan came third with 6 points...

29 May 2017 Read More
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