Round 8 games were played at the European Individual Chess Championship.
Armenia’s grand masters Robert Hovhannisyan, Hovhannes Gabushyan, Arman Pashikyan, Hrant Melkumyan and Gabriel Sargsyan won. Samvel Ter-Sahakyan and Zaven Andriasyan lost while Manuel Petrosyan tied the game.
Now Robert Hovhannisyan has got 6 points and is one point behind the leader. Hrant Melkumyan and Samvel Ter-Sahakyan have 5, 5 points each.
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
The Armenian Weightlifting Championship had been held from February 14 to 18
The Armenia Greco-Roman wrestling youth team returned home.
Serzh Sargsyan expressed gratitude to the team members