International Traditional Chess Tournaments held in Jermuk
07-07-2009 15:35:00 | Armenia | Sport
JERMUK, JULY 7, NOYAN TAPAN. Two International Chess
Tournaments were held between June 26 to July 5 in Jermuk. 41
chess players took part in Karen Asrian's commemorative
tournament. Levon Babujian and Samvel Ter-Sahakian (both from
Armenia) gained 7 out of 9 possible points each and shared the
The second International Tournament was Junior. It was
divided into 3 age groups, where 137 chess players performed.
David Papikian (Armenia) won the tournament of chess
players aged 16 and below. Karen Hovhannisian and Arsen
Aghajanian (both from Armenia) shared the 1-2nd places in the
tournament of chess players aged 12 and below. Nikolay Golikov
(Russia) and Mikayel Mkrtchian (Armenia) shared the 1-2nd places
in the competition of 10-year-old chess players.