Levon Aronyan played a draw with Russian Maxim Matlakov in the first game of the 1/16 finals of the FIDE World Cup underway in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
The second games will be played on September 17.
The other three Armenian representatives at the World Chess Cup have dropped out of the competition.
Robert Hovhannisyan and Armenia’s current champion Arman Pashikyan failed to overcome the first round and Sergei Movsesyan lost to Chinese Ding Liren in the second round.
Levon Aronyan is the current winner of the FIDE World Cup.
During the session the board discussed future plans of the federation
Both in the snatch and clean and jerk Arpine Dalalayan was the 4th.
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The Armenia grand master winning 7 points in 9 rounds took the 3rd place.
he conference is led by the head of Armenia’s anti-doping agency, Areg Hovhannisyan
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