Round 3 of the European Individual Championship ongoing in Skopje, Macedonia was victorious for Armenia’s 2 representatives.
The victory was celebrated by Robert Hovhannisyan and Hayk Martirosyan while the newly crowned champion Arman Pashikyan suffered defeat. Hrant Melkumyan, Shant Sargsyan, Manuel Petrosyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan and Sergei Movsesian tied the games. In the 4th round Shant Sargsyan will compete with Robet Hovhannisyan playing with white pieces.
The chief arbiter of the European Championship is Ashot Vardapetyan. The 142 of 357 participants of the championship are GMs.
The second game had no winner either.
Patil Yakubyan scoring 20 points was named the most valuable player of the game.
Slavik Galstyan at 63 kg will wrestle for a bronze medal and his opponent will be Iran’s Meysam Dalkhani.
Armenia’s current champion lost