Women’s chess champion Maria Gevorgyan took the 5th place at the Women’s International Chess Tournament in Sharjah.
Our chess player scored 7 points out of 9 and shared the 3rd-5th places with Karina Shepkovsya and Anna Zozulia. She was finally recognized as the 5th with extra indices. The winner of the tournament was Polish GM Monica Sochko, who earned a half-point more.
Our other participant Armine Babayan took the 8th place with 6.5 points. Susanna Gaboyan, the third Armenian player, scored 5.5 points and took the 23rd place.
Let’s add that Maria Gevorgyan and Armine Babayan were awarded with $ 500 and $ 200 respectively.