In the 9th round of at the European Individual Championship ending in Macedonian capital Skopje Armenia’s representatives Sergei Movsesian and Hayk Martirosyan had the victory.
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, Robert Hovhannisyan and Shant Sargsyan gained half point each while Hrant Melkumyan, Manuel Petrosyan and Armenia’s new champion Arman Pashikyan suffered defeats.
Sergei Movsesian and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan earned 6.5 points each and are half point behind the top 7 players.
The chief arbiter of the European Championship is Ashot Vardapetyan.
The championship has 357 participants including 142 GMs.
The cup winner became Ruslan Albegov registering
Artur Hovhannisyan at 52 kg and Hovhannes Bachkov at 63 kg also started their performances with victories.