State Awards Of The Republic Of Armenia To Chess Olympic Champions

STATE AWARDS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA TO CHESS OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS

armradio.am
27.11.2008 13:16

On November 26 the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree
on awarding Medals "For Services Contributed to the Motherland" of
the first rank to the head coach of the men’s chess team of Armenia,
International Grand master Arshak Petrosyan, International Grand
Master Levon Aronyan, International Grand Master Vladimir Hakobyan,
International Grand Master Artashes Minasyan, International Grand
Master Tigran Petrosyan and International Grand Master Gabriel Sargsyan
for their brilliant victory at the 38th Chess Olympiad, for properly
presenting Armenia on the international arena, and promoting the
development of chess in Armenia.

According to another presidential decree, Medals "For Services
Contributed to the Motherland" of the second rank were awarded to
Vice-Presidents of the Chess Federation of Armenia Levon Yolyan and
Smbat Lputyan, businessman Artak Sargsyan, Director of the Chess
House Hrachya Tavadyan for essential contribution to the development
of chess in the republic.

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