The second round games were played at the European Individual Championship ongoing in the Macedonian capital, Skopje.
Armenian representatives Hrant Melkumyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Sergei Movsesian and Armenia's new champion Arman Pashikyan celebrated victories. Robert Hovhannisyan, Manuel Petrosyan and Shant Sargsyan ended the games in a tie while Hayk Martirosyan lost.
Harant Melkumyan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan are among leaders with 2 points each.
The chief arbiter of the European Championship is Ashot Vardapetyan. The 142 of 357 participants of the championship are GMs.
Our gymnastics team takes part in the team competition for the first time
The Olympic Torch will be lit in Greece on April 12 and will reach Brazil
The European Championship is underway in Riga, Latvia.
The next fight of Bachkov is on October 8