The European Individual Chess Championship where Armenia has eight representatives has kicked off in Macedoni’a capital Skopje.
Hrant Melkumyan, Hayk Martirosyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan and Shant Sargsyan celebrated victories in the first round while Robert Hovhannisyan, Sergei Movsesian, Manuel Petrosyan and Armenia’s new champion Arman Pashikyan drew the games.
Ashot Vardapetyan is the chief arbiter of the European Championship. The championship has 357 participants including 142 GMs.
For the bronze medal the Armenian wrestler will compete against Azerbaijan’s Elvin Mursaliev
We managed to conquer one silver and two team bronze medals
In the 82 kg weight class of the sports sambo competition.
Armenia team will leave for Rumania with 9 wrestlers.
Minasyan would be included in the list of the best 10 athletes…