Maria Gevorgyan – Armenia’s chess new champion among women

21:00 - 20 Jan, 2016

The champion of the 71st Women’s Chess Championship, Maria Gevorgyan got 8, 5 points from 9 possible. In the last round Armine Babayan and Narine Gasparyan celebrated victories. The matches Anna Hayrapetyan vs Siranush Ghukasyan and Anna Sargsyan vs Arpine Grigoryan ended in a tie.

At the Men’s Championship, the 8th round matches were played. The winners became Norayr Torosyan, Karen Grigoryan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan. The matches Arman Pashikyan vs Manuel Petrosyan, Zaven Andriasyan vs Tigran Petrosyan, Hovhannes Gabuzyan vs Robert Hovhannisyan ended in a tie.
The leader among men is Zaven Andriasyan with 6, 5 points. Robert Hovhannisyan has 6 points. There are still 3 rounds till the end of the Championship.

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