Levon Aronyan and Sergei Movsesyan have qualified for the next round of the FIDE World Cup underway in Khanty-Mansiysk.
In the second game of the first round Levon Aronyan won Egyptian Essam El Gindy and qualified for the next round. The first game had ended in a tie.
Arman Pashikyan lost the first game then drew the game with Iranian Alireza Firouzja. Robert Hovhannisyan lost the first game to Russian Anton Demchenko then tied the second one but left the struggle because of the defeat suffered in the first game.
Sergei Movsesyan won Russian Grigoriy Oparin and reached the next round.
Both in the snatch and clean and jerk Arpine Dalalayan was the 4th.
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Before the award ceremony, the audience watched a documentary film about the 2015 sports season and the activity of the NOC of Armenia.
Armenia was represented by 7 athletes