Armenia’s chess team member Hrant Melkumyan was the second at the Rapid Chess Tournament held simultaneously with the London Chess Classic.
The Armenian chess player earned 8,5 points of 10 possible and placed second. The first place took Georgia’s Luke McShane with his 9,5 points.
The London Rapid Chess Tournament was attended by 106 chess players.
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ANOC press office
Simon Martirosyan also won gold medals in the snatch and clean and jerk.
Aronyan and Karjakin are still the leaders
Gor Nersesyan had started the struggle from the 1/16 finals.
In a conversation with the ANOC press service he spoke about the medal and his bouts.
20-year-old Artur is from Gyumri and is very modest and reserved3
Aleksanyan was awarded by the president of the Eastern European anti-doping organization