Round 7 was played at the European Individual Chess Championship after a day off.
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan won Ukraine’s Ruslan Ponomoryov and Robert Hovhannisyan – Czech Jiri Strocek.
Hrant Melkumyan, Manuel Petrosyan vs Arman Pashikyan, Zaven Andriasyan and Gabriel Sargsyan tied the games. Hovhannes Gabushyan lost for the second time in a row.
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan is the only Armenian chess player who is half a point behind the leaders. Robert Hovhannisyan has 5 points.
This year the European Individual Championship is being held in Gjakova, Kosovo. The championship will end on May 23. It is comprised of 11 rounds.
ANOC press service
Tavakalyan who plays for the American Delaware State University basketball team is going to join Armenia’s national team in June
There are still 3 rounds till the end of the Championship
This year the European Championships will be held in Forde, Norway
The coach has spoken about the national team
Alexandra Kosteniuk took the first place