The penultimate 10th round of the European Individual Championship ending in Macedonian capital Skopje was victorious for the following Armenian representatives – Sergei Movsesian, Hrant Melkumyan, Shant Sargsyan and Manuel Petrosyan.
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan suffered defeat and Hayk Martirosyan, Robert Hovhannisyan and Armenia’s new champion Arman Pashikyan drew their games.
Before the last round the best result among the Armenian representatives has been shown by Sergei Movsesian who after two wins in a row has gained 7.5 points and is half point behind the leader, Vladislav Artemiev. In the 11th round Movsesian will compete with Hungarian Ferenc Berkes with white pieces.
Let us recall the chief arbiter of the European Championship is Ashot Vardapetyan.
During the single dives Lev Sargsyan’s back pain had worsen.
The GM admitted defeat on the 38th move.
In round 3 Aronyan will compete with Michael Adams
It is the second medal of Armenia
Let us recall Senegal is the first African country which will host the Olympic Games.
In a conversation with the ANOC press service Artur has spoken about the victory.