Maria Kursova and Anna Sargsyan celebrated 4th victories
Round 4 of Armenian Women’s Championship took place yesterday at Chess House after Tigran Petrosian. The leaders of the tournament Maria Kursova and Anna Sargsyan won their 4th games in a row. Kursova outplayed lowest seed Nare Arakelyan in just 28 moves and Sargsyan outplayed Anna Khachatryan in 53 moves. 2 surprises were registered in the round as well. 9th seed Mariam Mkrtchyan defeated Maria Gevorgyan and Sussanna Gaboyan mated top seed Lilit Galojan. The only draw in a round was registered in the gane Sona Asatryan and Siranush Ghukasyan. 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.