Armenian chess-players have success in various tournaments
Armenian GM Artur Chibukhchian and FM Samuel Sevian took victories in
the 1st round of North American open that is being held in Las Vegas,
USA. IM Andranik Matikozyan ended in a draw. Armchess.am informs about
Armenian GM Tigran Kotanjian has scored 4,5 points after five rounds
and is leading together with GM Pavel Kotsur (Kazakhstan) at the open
that is being held in Al-Ain, UAE.
IM Karen Grigoryan has 3 points, according to the same source.
Armenian GM Zaven Andriasian and IM Mher Hovhanisian have scored 4
points each after 5 rounds at the open that is being held in
Groningen, Netherlands. They are only half a point behind the leader –
GM Robin Van Kampen (Netherlands).
IM Vahe Baghdasaryan has 3 points.