The Armenia cadet team placed 12th at the World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad in Turkey.
In the last, ninth round the Armenia team lost 1:3 to Belarus and ended the tournament with 11 points.
The Armenia cadet team included Mamikon Gharibyan, Armen Barseghyan, Tigran Sargsyan, Albert Gevorgyan and Astghik Gevorgyan. According to the tournament regulations the female member of the team had to compete in three matches. The Olympiad was attended by 48 teams.
Harutyun Merdinyan placed 5th.
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