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16 January 2018

Andanik Margaryan Memorial comes to the end

The 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial tournament comes to the end. Games of round 7 of the tournament were played at Chess Academy of Armenia yesterday. In the top game of the round two leaders of the tournament  Parham Maghsoodloo and Lukasz Jarmula were playing against each other. 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 becoming sole leader of the tournament with 6 points. Sychev Klementy of Russia defeated Artashes Minasian and is on clear second place. Jarmula remained with 5 points and is on the clear third place, Aram Hakobyan of Armenia made a draw and is on the 4th place with 4.5 points.

Round 8 pairings:

IM Aram Hakobyan   – GM Artashes Minasian
IM Vadim Moiseenko –   GM Arman Mikaelyan
IM Nichita Morozov ​– IM Lukasz Jarmula
IM Sychev Klementy– GM Volodymyr Vetoshko
GM Parham Maghsoodloo – GM Hovik Hayrapetyan