CHESS FEDERATION OF ARMENIA

25. 06. 2017
23 : 09
02 May 2017

Armenia became vice-champion of World Senior Team Championship

From 23rd of April to 3rd of May  World Senior Team Championships took place in Hersonissos, Crete – Greece. The championships were held in two categories: 50+ and 65+. Armenia’s team participated in 50+ category. Our team consisted of Armenian legendary player Rafael Vaganian, two time Olympic Champion Artashes Minasyan, GMs Karen Movsziszian, Sergey Galdunts and IM Norayr Kalantaryan.
The team from St. Petersburg, Russia became the winner in 50+ category with a perfect score: 9 victories in 9 matches. Our team got 15 match points and took the silver medal. England 1 was the third with 14 points.
Rafael Vaganian, Artashes Minasyan and Sergey Galdunts also won individual silver medals for the performance on their boards.