Grandmaster Karen Grigoryan became the winner of the Torneo Magistral Internacional de Elgoibar tournament being held in Spain.
In the penultimate, 8th round the Armenian representative won Indian Shamali Gagare with black pieces and scoring 6.5 points secured the first place.
The chess players placing 2-5 scored 5 points each before the last round. In Round 9 the Armenian grandmaster will face Spanish Juan Pascual Plazuelo.
The Armenian club has had only one win in six games and has suffered 5 losses.
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