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Technical University Open
Riga, Latvia, 2014

41st World Olympiad
Tromso, Norway, 2014

13th World University Championship
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21-Aug-2014 World University Championship
 
13th World University Championship is being held in Katowice, Poland. Armenian chess players Karen Grigoryan, Zaven Andrisian, Tigran S. Petrosyan are participating in the men’s and Maria Gevorgyan in the women’s section.

After five rounds Grigoryan has scored 4 points and is leading together with three other participants.

You can follow the games of the World University Championship on our website on August 18-24, 2014, starting from 11:30 (Yerevan time). Online1 Online2  Online3
 

21-Aug-2014 Hrant Melkumyan in Riga
 
Armenian GM Hrant Melkumyan has scored 5 points after five rounds and is solely leading at the open that is being held in Riga, Latvia.

You can follow the games of the tournament in Riga on our website on August 15-24, 2014, starting at 17:00 (Yerevan time). Online1 Online2  Online3
 

20-Aug-2014 Hrant Melkumyan in Riga
 
Armenian GM Hrant Melkumyan has scored 4 points after four rounds and is leading together with GMs Eduardo Iturrizaga (Venesuela), Igor Kovalenko (Latvia) and IM Inigo Argandona (Spain) at the open that is being held in Riga, Latvia.
 
19-Aug-2014 Karen Movsziszian’s Success
 
Armenian GM Karen Movsziszian scored 7,5 points out of 9 and took the first prize among 48 participants at the open that was held in Pobla de Lillet, Spain.
 
18-Aug-2014 Karen Grigoryan’s Success
 
Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan scored 7,5 points out of 9 and took the 1st prize among 86 participants at the open that was held in Badalona, Spain.
 
18-Aug-2014 Mher Hovhannisyan’s Success
 
Armenian IM Mher Hovhannisyan scored 7,5 points out of 9 and took the first prize among 227 participants at the open that was held in Charleroi, Belgium.
 
17-Aug-2014 Live Chess Ratings
 
  1. Carlsen         2869.7
  2. Aronian         2804.3
  3. Caruana         2800.6
  4. Grischuk        2788.5
  5. Anand           2785
  6. Topalov         2783.9
  7. Nakamura        2781.8
  8. Karjakin        2777.2
  9. Vachier-Lagrave 2767.6
 10. Kramnik         2760

 
14-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 11
 
Open section
      Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Czech Republic (CZE) Rtg 3:1

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Aronian, Levon      2805 - Navara, David        2716 1 - 0
Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Laznicka, Viktor     2676 1 - 0
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Hracek, Zbynek       2634 ½ - ½
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Babula, Vlastimil    2549 ½ - ½

Poland      1 : 3  China
Hungary     2 : 2  Ukraine
Norway      4 : 0  Malaysia
Russia     2½ : 1½ France
Azerbaijan 2½ : 1½ USA
India      3½ : ½  Uzbekistan
Cuba       2½ : 1½ England
Spain      2½ : 1½ Vietnam
Israel     2½ : 1½ Croatia
Belarus    2½ : 1½ Bulgaria
Romania     2 : 2  Brazil

Final standing
Rk. Team        + = - TB1  TB2   TB3
 
1. China       8 3 0  19  422.5  31.5
 2. Hungary     7 3 1  17  372    29
 3. India       7 3 1  17  371.5  30.5
 4. Russia      7 3 1  17  352    28.5
 5. Azerbaijan  7 3 1  17  345    28
 6. Ukraine     6 4 1  16  377.5  29
 7. Cuba        7 2 2  16  361    29.5
 8. Armenia     6 4 1  16  350.5  28.5
 9. Israel      7 2 2  16  348    28
10. Spain       7 2 2  16  334.5  28
11. Belarus     7 2 2  16  304.5  27
12. Netherlands 6 3 2  15  367.5  29.5
13. France      7 1 3  15  357.5  28.5
14. USA         6 3 2  15  348    28
Total: 177 teams
Annotation
Tie Break1: 1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: Olympiad-Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break without lowest result (Khanty-Mansiysk)
Tie Break3: points (game-points)

Women's section
   Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Spain (ESP)             Rtg 2½:1½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Danielian, Elina 2490 - Vega Gutierrez, Sabrina 2395 1 - 0
Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 - Alexandrova, Olga       2424 ½ - ½
Galojan, Lilit   2275 - Matnadze, Ana           2385 0 - 1
Kursova, Maria   2313 - Aranaz Murillo, Amalia  2314 1 - 0

Russia     2½ : 1½ Bulgaria
Montenegro  1 : 3  Norway
Ukraine     2 : 2  China
Georgia     4 : 0  Germany
Kazakhstan  3 : 1  Czech Republic
Romania     2 : 2  India
Azerbaijan  ½ : 3½ Poland
USA         4 : 0  Argentina
France      3 : 1  Serbia
Lithuania   3 : 1  Belarus
Netherlands 3 : 1  Croatia
Canada     1½ : 2½ Slovakia
Mongolia    3 : 1  Slovenia
Iran       2½ : 1½ Latvia

Final standing
Rk. Team       + = - TB1  TB2   TB3
 
1. Russia    10 0 1  20  420.5  32
 2. China      8 2 1  18  406    32.5
 3. Ukraine    8 2 1  18  383    28.5
 4. Georgia    8 1 2  17  390    32
 5. Armenia    8 1 2  17  350.5  29
 6. Kazakhstan 8 1 2  17  320    27
 7. Poland     7 2 2  16  362    26.5
 8. USA        7 2 2  16  339.5  29.5
 9. Germany    8 0 3  16  304    26.5
10. India      6 3 2  15  380    30.5
11. Romania    7 1 3  15  353.5  27.5
12. France     7 1 3  15  351.5  27.5
Total: 136 teams
Annotation
Tie Break1: Matchpoints (2 for wins, 1 for Draws, 0 for Losses)
Tie Break2: Olympiad-Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break without lowest result (Khanty-Mansiysk)
Tie Break3: points (game-points)

You can follow the games of the Olympiad on our website on August 2, starting at 17:00, on August 3-6, 8-12, starting at 16:00 and on August 14, staring at 13:00 (Yerevan time). Online  Open1  Open2  Women1  Women2
 

12-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 10
 
Open section
      Vietnam (VIE) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)       Rtg  2:2

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian
 
Le, Quang Liem      2710 - Aronian, Levon      2805 ½ - ½
Nguyen, Ngoc Truong 2634 - Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 ½ - ½
Nguyen, Duc Hoa     2501 - Movsesian, Sergei   2672 1 - 0
Nguyen, Huynh Minh  2507 - Akopian, Vladimir   2655 0 - 1

France         1½ : 2½ China
Ukraine         2 : 2  Azerbaijan
Croatia        3½ : ½  Norway
Hungary         3 : 1  Romania
Bulgaria       1½ : 2½ Poland
USA            2½ : 1½ Argentina
Serbia         1½ : 2½ Russia
Germany        1½ : 2½ India
Netherlands    1½ : 2½ Uzbekistan
Czech Republic  2 : 2  Belarus
Cuba           3½ : ½  Georgia
Kazakhstan      1 : 3  Spain
Latvia         1½ : 2½ Israel
England         3 : 1  Sweden

Women's section
       Croatia (CRO) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)    Rtg  1½:2½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Golubenko, Valentina 2269 - Danielian, Elina 2490 1 - 0
Franciskovic, Borka  2318 - Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 ½ - ½
Deur Saric, Zrinka   2113 - Galojan, Lilit   2275 0 - 1
Purgar, Ivona        2102 - Kursova, Maria   2313 0 - 1

Ukraine     2½ : 1½ Russia
Norway       1 : 3  Azerbaijan
China        2 : 2  Spain
Germany     2½ : 1½ Romania
Georgia      3 : 1  Poland
Kazakhstan   3 : 1  France
Slovakia    1½ : 2½ Bulgaria
Switzerland  ½ : 3½ India
Czech Rep.  2½ : 1½ Uzbekistan
Vietnam     1½ : 2½ USA
 

11-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 9
 
Open section
      Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Serbia (SRB)       Rtg   2:2


Aronian, Levon      2805 - Ivanisevic, Ivan   2613 ½ - ½
Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Perunovic, Milos   2602 ½ - ½
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Sedlak, Nikola     2554 ½ - ½
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Indjic, Aleksandar 2539 ½ - ½

China       2 : 2  Ukraine
Czech Rep. 1½ : 2½ France
Norway      2 : 2  Turkey
Azerbaijan  2 : 2  Romania
Israel      1 : 3  Hungary
Bulgaria   2½ : 1½ Cuba
Belarus     2 : 2  Netherlands
Argentina   2 : 2  India
USA         2 : 2  Germany
Russia     2½ : 1½ Norway 2

Women's section
   Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Russia (RUS)       Rtg  1½:2½


Danielian, Elina 2490 - Lagno, Kateryna    2540 1 - 0
Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 - Gunina, Valentina  2524 0 - 1
Galojan, Lilit   2275 - Girya, Olga        2484 ½ - ½
Kursova, Maria   2313 - Pogonina, Natalija 2479 0 - 1

Estonia   1½ : 2½ Norway
France     ½ : 3½ China
India     1½ : 2½ Ukraine
Spain     3½ : ½  Argentina
Romania   2½ : 1½ Vietnam
Germany   2½ : 1½ Hungary
Poland    2½ : 1½ Mongolia
Indonesia  ½ : 3½ Georgia
USA        2 : 2  Montenegro
Serbia    1½ : 2½ Slovakia
Croatia   2½ : 1½ Belarus
Bulgaria   3 : 1  Colombia
 

10-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 8
 
Open section
        India (IND) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)       Rtg 2:2

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Negi, Parimarjan    2645 - Aronian, Levon      2805 ½ - ½
Sethuraman, S.P.    2590 - Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 ½ - ½
Sasikiran, Krishnan 2669 - Movsesian, Sergei   2672 ½ - ½
Adhiban, B.         2619 - Akopian, Vladimir   2655 ½ - ½

China           3 : 1  Azerbaijan
Romania         2 : 2  Czech Republic
Bosnia & Herz.  1 : 3  Norway
Ukraine        2½ : 1½ Bulgaria
France         2½ : 1½ Poland
Germany         2 : 2  Cuba
Hungary         2 : 2  USA
Netherlands    3½ : ½  Brazil
Russia          2 : 2  Spain
Indonesia       ½ : 3½ Israel
Belarus        2½ : 1½ Croatia
England         1 : 3  Serbia
Argentina      2½ : 1½ Slovenia

Women's section
          Colombia (COL) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)    Rtg ½:3½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Rodriguez Rueda, Paula   2368 - Danielian, Elina 2490 0 - 1
Franco Valencia, Beatriz 2210 - Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 0 - 1
Rivera Banquez, Ingris   2210 - Galojan, Lilit   2275 ½ - ½
Franco Valencia, Angela  2186 - Kursova, Maria   2313 0 - 1

Russia     3½ : ½  Hungary
Turkey     1½ : 2½ Norway
China       3 : 1  Poland
France     2½ : 1½ USA
Ukraine    2½ : 1½ Georgia
India       3 : 1  Indonesia
Cuba       1½ : 2½ Germany
Vietnam    2½ : 1½ Iran
Romania    2½ : 1½ Azerbaijan
Spain       3 : 1  Uzbekistan
Argentina  2½ : 1½ Slovenia
 

9-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 7
 
Open section
      Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Hungary (HUN)    Rtg 2:2

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Aronian, Levon      2805 - Leko, Peter      2740 1 - 0
Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Balogh, Csaba    2637 0 - 1
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Rapport, Richard 2704 ½ - ½
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Polgar, Judit    2676 ½ - ½

Cuba       1½ : 2½ Azerbaijan
Czech Rep.  3 : 1  Russia
Norway     1½ : 2½ Germany
Serbia      ½ : 3½ China
Bulgaria    3 : 1  Netherlands
Croatia    1½ : 2½ Romania
France      3 : 1  Georgia
Qatar       1 : 3  India
USA        3½ : ½  Uzbekistan
Poland      3 : 1  Bosnia & Herzegovina
Kazakhstan  ½ : 3½ Ukraine

Women's section
         Armenia Rtg  - United States of America Rtg 2:2

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Danielian, Elina 2490 - Krush, Irina             2474 1 - 0
Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 - Zatonskih, Anna          2466 ½ - ½
Galojan, Lilit   2275 - Abrahamyan, Tatev        2366 ½ - ½
Kursova, Maria   2313 - Foisor, Sabina-Francesca 2252 0 - 1

Russia       3 : 1  China
Norway       ½ : 3½ Vietnam
Poland       2 : 2  France
Hungary     2½ : 1½ Romania
Indonesia    2 : 2  Iran
Georgia      3 : 1  Serbia
Greece       1 : 3  Colombia
Kazakhstan   1 : 3  Ukraine
Netherlands  ½ : 3½ India
Slovakia     2 : 2  Belarus
Cuba        2½ : 1½ Israel
 

8-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 6
 
Open section
    England (ENG) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)       Rtg   1½:2½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Adams, Michael    2740 - Aronian, Levon      2805 ½ - ½
Jones, Gawain C B 2665 - Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 ½ - ½
SShort, Nigel D   2665 - Movsesian, Sergei   2672 0 - 1
Sadler, Matthew D 2653 - Akopian, Vladimir   2655 ½ - ½

Azerbaijan     3½ : ½  Georgia
Serbia          2 : 2  Bulgaria
Italy           1 : 3  Norway
Cuba           3½ : ½  Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan     1½ : 2½ Russia
Bosnia & Herz.  2 : 2  France
Croatia         3 : 1  Indonesia
China          3½ : ½  Egypt
Vietnam         1 : 3  Hungary
Netherlands     3 : 1  Iran
Norway 2        1 : 3  Czech Republic
Romania         3 : 1  Belarus

Women's section
   Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - Cuba (CUB)               Rtg  2½:1½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Danielian, Elina 2490 - Marrero Lopez, Yaniet    2324 1 - 0
Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 - Pina Vega, Sulennis      2270 1 - 0
Galojan, Lilit   2275 - Vigoa Apecheche, Yanira  2317 0 - 1
Kursova, Maria   2313 - Arribas Robaina, Maritza 2291 ½ - ½

China        3 : 1  Hungary
Venezuela    0 : 4  Norway
Serbia       ½ : 3½ Russia
Netherlands  1 : 3  Poland
Slovakia     1 : 3  France
Iran         2 : 2  Greece
Italy       1½ : 2½ Indonesia
USA          3 : 1  Estonia
Romania      4 : 0  Switzerland
Georgia      3 : 1  Latvia
 

7-Aug-2014 Interview with Arianne Caoili
 

“Chess in Armenia” Magazine had an exclusive interview with WIM Arianne Caoili.

The interview in Armenian is here.
 

6-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 5
 
Open section
       Armenia (ARM) Rtg - Norway (NOR)             Rtg 2½:1½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Aronian, Levon      2805 - Carlsen, Magnus          2877 ½ - ½
Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Agdestein, Simen         2630 1 - 0
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Hammer, Jon Ludvig       2628 ½ - ½
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Johannessen, Leif Erlend 2528 ½ - ½

Azerbaijan  2 : 2  Serbia
Russia      2 : 2  Bulgaria
China       2 : 2  Netherlands
Ukraine    1½ : 2½ Uzbekistan
Israel     1½ : 2½ Cuba
Kazakhstan  3 : 1  Turkey
Georgia     3 : 1  Belgium
Vietnam     2 : 2  England
Germany     2 : 2  Qatar
FYROM       1 : 3  Croatia
France     3½ : ½  Argentina
Czech Rep.  3 : 1  Sweden

Women's section
       Lithuania (LTU) Rtg - Armenia (ARM)    Rtg 1:3

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Daulyte, Deimante     2386 - Danielian, Elina 2490 ½ - ½
Zaksaite, Salomeja    2170 - Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 0 - 1
Domarkaite, Laima     2160 - Galojan, Lilit   2275 0 - 1
Batkovskyte, Dominyka 2117 - Kursova, Maria   2313 ½ - ½

Indonesia    ½ : 3½ China
Barbados     0 : 4  Norway
Hungary     2½ : 1½ Iran
Russia      2½ : 1½ Georgia
Spain       1½ : 2½ Netherlands
Serbia       3 : 1  Ukraine
Poland       3 : 1  Kazakhstan
France       3 : 1  Germany
Belarus     1½ : 2½ Romania
Azerbaijan  1½ : 2½ USA
Croatia     1½ : 2½ Switzerland
Cuba        2½ : 1½ Czech Republic
Israel       1 : 3  Slovakia
 

5-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 4
 
Open section
       Costa Rica (CRC) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)       Rtg 0:4

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Gonzalez Acosta, Bernal 2469 - Aronian, Levon      2805 0 - 1
Valdes Romero, Leonardo 2406 - Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 0 - 1
Minero Pineda, Sergio   2384 - Movsesian, Sergei   2672 0 - 1
Murillo Tsijli, Alexis  2303 - Akopian, Vladimir   2655 0 - 1

France      1½ : 2½ Azerbaijan
Serbia      2½ : 1½ Czech Republic
Norway      2½ : 1½ Poland
Russia       2 : 2  China
Netherlands  2 : 2  Israel
Bulgaria    2½ : 1½ Romania
Uzbekistan   2 : 2  Germany
Turkey      3½ : ½  Italy
Georgia     2½ : 1½ Mexico
Belgium     2½ : 1½ Switzerland
Kazakhstan  2½ : 1½ Moldova
Cuba        2½ : 1½ India
Paraguay     ½ : 3½ Vietnam
England      3 : 1  Latvia

Women's section
                Indonesia (INA) A) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)    Rtg 3½:½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Sukandar, Irine Kharisma        2396 - Danielian, Elina 2490 1 - 0
Aulia, Medina Warda             2397 - Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 ½ - ½
Sihite, Chelsie Monica Ignesias 2206 - Galojan, Lilit   2275 1 - 0
Citra, Dewi Ardhiani Anastasia  2128 - Kursova, Maria   2313 1 - 0

Iran        3½ : ½  Slovakia
Norway       1 : 3  Czech Republic
China       3½ : ½  Azerbaijan
Germany     1½ : 2½ Russia
Netherlands  2 : 2  Georgia
Hungary      3 : 1  Cuba
Philippines  0 : 4  Spain
Bulgaria    1½ : 2½ Poland
Colombia     1 : 3  Kazakhstan
India       1½ : 2½ Serbia
Ukraine      3 : 1  Turkey
England      ½ : 3½ Belarus
Vietnam      3 : 1  Malaysia
 

4-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 3
 
Open section
      Armenia (ARM) Rtg  - France (FRA)            Rtg 1½:2½

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Aronian, Levon      2805 - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2768 ½ - ½
Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Bacrot, Etienne         2720 ½ - ½
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Fressinet, Laurent      2708 0 - 1
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Edouard, Romain         2680 ½ - ½

USA         1½ : 2½ Netherlands
Norway       3 : 1  Montenegro
Germany      2 : 2  England
Poland       2 : 2  Cuba
Italy        2 : 2  India
Turkey       2 : 2  Georgia
Iceland     1½ : 2½ Serbia
Switzerland  2 : 2  Vietnam
FYROM        0 : 4  Russia
Hungary     1½ : 2½ China
Azerbaijan  2½ : 1½ Croatia
Belarus     1½ : 2½ Israel
Czech Rep.  2½ : 1½ Iran

Women's section
  Armenia (ARM) M) Rtg  - Vietnam (VIE)        Rtg 3:1

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Danielian, Elina 2490 - Nguyen, Thi Mai Hung 2307 ½ - ½
Mkrtchian, Lilit 2453 - Hoang, Thi Nhu Y     2269 1 - 0
Galojan, Lilit   2275 - Hoang, Thi Bao Tram  2329 ½ - ½
Kursova, Maria   2313 - Luong, Phuong Hanh   2171 1 - 0

USA            1 : 3  China
Norway         1 : 3  Hungary
Russia        2½ : 1½ France
Bosnia & Herz. 0 : 4  Iran
Azerbaijan    2½ : 1½ Switzerland
Romania       1½ : 2½ Indonesia
Germany        3 : 1  Argentina
Belarus       1½ : 2½ Netherlands
Kazakhstan     2 : 2  India
Turkey         2 : 2  Bulgaria
Croatia       1½ : 2½ Cuba
Spain          2 : 2  Ukraine
Slovakia       3 : 1  Austria
Poland         2 : 2  Philippines
Georgia       3½ : ½  Italy

 

3-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 2
 
Open section
  Australia (AUS) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)        Rtg  1:3

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Smerdon, David    2513 - Aronian, Levon       2805 ½ - ½
Ly, Moulthun      2462 - Sargissian, Gabriel  2686 0 - 1
Illingworth, Max  2439 - Movsesian, Sergei    2672 ½ - ½
Ikeda, Junta      2402 - Akopian, Vladimir    2655 0 - 1

Russia      3½ : ½  Qatar
Norway 2     2 : 2  Ukraine
Finland      2 : 2  Norway
France       4 : 0  Mongolia
Hungary     2½ : 1½ Venezuela
Colombia     1 : 3  USA
China       3½ : ½  Albania
Scotland     ½ : 3½ Azerbaijan
Israel      3½ : ½  Tajikistan
Singapore    1 : 3  England

Women's section
   Bangladesh (BAN) Rtg  - Armenia (ARM)       Rtg 0 : 4

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian
 
Shamima, Akter Liza 2147 - Mkrtchian, Lilit    2453 0 - 1
Khan, Nazrana       2001 - Galojan, Lilit      2275 0 - 1
Hamid, Rani         1995 - Kursova, Maria      2313 0 - 1
Sultana, Sharmin    1984 - Sargsyan, Shushanna 2109 0 - 1

China       4 : 0  Venezuela
Ecuador     0 : 4  Norway
Brazil      0 : 4  Russia
Ukraine     3 : 1  Australia
Montenegro  1 : 3  Georgia
India      3½ : ½  Denmark
USA         3 : 1  Belgium
Egypt      1½ : 2½ Germany
Hungary     4 : 0  Lebanon
Norway     2½ : 3½ Bulgaria
Chile       ½ : 3½ Slovakia
Cuba       3½ : ½  Iceland
Iran        4 : 0  FYROM
 

2-Aug-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad. Round 1
 
Open section
       Armenia      Rtg  - Japan           Rtg 
4 : 0


Sargissian, Gabriel 2686 - Nanjo, Ryosuke  2344 1 - 0
Movsesian, Sergei   2672 - Kojima, Shinya  2373 1 - 0
Akopian, Vladimir   2655 - Watanabe, Akira 2252 1 - 0
Kotanjian, Tigran   2500 - Averbukh, Alex  2183 1 - 0

Jordan         0 : 4  Russia
Ukraine        4 : 0  Tunisia
Norway        2½ : 1½ Yemen
Zambia         0 : 4  France
Algeria        0 : 4  Hungary
USA            4 : 0  Uganda
Guatemala      0 : 4  China
Kyrgyzstan     0 : 4  Israel
England        4 : 0  Wales
Andorra        0 : 4  Netherlands
Germany        4 : 0  Iraq
Puerto Rico    0 : 4  Cuba
Angola         0 : 4  Poland
Czech Republic 4 : 0  Libya
Malaysia       ½ : 3½ Spain
Bulgaria       4 : 0  El Salvador

Women's section

      Armenia Rtg  - Guatemala     Rtg  4
: 0

Photo by Gaguik Oganessian

Mkrtchian, L. 2453 - Sotomayor, S.      1 - 0
Galojan, L.   2275 - Mazariegos    2017 1 - 0
Kursova, M.   2313 - Mencos, C.    2017 1 - 0
Sargsyan, S.  2109 - Figueroa, J.  1833 1 - 0

Russia       4 : 0  Jordan
Norway       3 : 1  South Korea
Luxembourg   0 : 4  Ukraine
Georgia      4 : 0  Kyrgyzstan
New Zealand  0 : 4  India
Romania     3½ : ½  Paraguay
Finland      0 : 4  USA
Poland      3½ : ½  Algeria
Malaysia     ½ : 3½ France
Nicaragua    1 : 3  Spain
Germany      4 : 0  Albania
Bolivia      0 : 4  Hungary
 

1-Aug-20144 FIDE Rating List by August 1, 2014
 
The FIDE has announced the FIDE Rating List by 1st August 2014.

The new ratings of chess players of Armenia are available in our link Ratings by August 1, 2014.
 

1-Aug-2014 Armenian National Ratings
 
Armenian Chess Federation published Armenian National Rating List by August 1, 2014. Here
 
31-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Tromso Olympiad
 
Armenian Men’s and Women’s National Teams are going to participate in the 41st World Chess Olympiad to be held on August 1-14, 2014 in Tromso, Norway.

You can follow the games of the Olympiad on our website on August 2, starting at 17:00, on August 3-6, 8-12, starting at 16:00 and on August 14, staring at 13:00 (Yerevan time). Open1 Open2 Women1 Women2
 

29-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in Saint-Affrique
 
Armenian FM Roman Oganisian (Russia) scored 7,5 points out of 9 and took the second prize among 140 participants at the open that was held in Saint-Affrique, France. Oganisian was only half a point behind the winner – IM Nikolay Milchev (Bulgaria).

Armenian FM Armen Petrossian (France) had 7 points and shared 3rd-8th places together with a few grandmasters.
 

28-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Sitges
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 3, GM Karen Movsziszian – 2,5 points after five rounds at the open that is being held in Sitges, Spain. The leaders with 4,5 points each are IM Ernesto Gomez and FM Kevel Oliva (Cuba).
 
27-Jul-2014 Lake Sevan Tournament
 
Ten grandmasters from Russia, Ukraine, India and Armenia are participating in the traditional Lake Sevan tournament that is being held in round robin system in Martuni, Armenia.

You can follow the games of Lake Sevan Tournament on our website from July 26 till August 4, 2014, starting at 15:00 (Yerevan time). Online1 Online2
 

27-Jul-2014 Armenian National Teams at the Eve of the Olympiad
 

President of the Republic of Armenia, President of the Armenian Chess Federation Serzh Sargsyan followed the trainings of the Armenian National Teams in Aghveran Resort.

Coaches Arshak Petrosian and Artur Chibukhchian announced our teams’ compositions according to the boards.

Men’s Team.- Levon Aronian, Gabriel Sargissian, Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Tigran Kotanjian.

Women’s Team.- Elina Danielian, Lilit Mkrtchian, Maria Kursova, Lilit Galojan, Shushanna Sargsyan.
 

26-Jul-2014 Gary Giroyan in Cannes
 
Armenian young IM Gary Giroyan (France) scored 6 points out of 9 and took the 10th place among 52 participants at the annual festival in Cannes, France. Giroyan was only half a point behind the winner – GM Alexandr Fier (Brazil).
 
25-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Sitges
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 2,5 points after three rounds at the open that is being held in Sitges, Spain. GM Karen Movsziszian has 2 points. The leader with 3 points is IM Ernesto Gomez (Cuba).
 
24-Jul-2014 Armenian National Teams are Getting Prepared for the Olympiad
 
Armenian National Men’s and Women’s Teams together with their caches Arshak Petrosian and Artur Chibukhchian are now in Aghveran Resort, Armenia where they are getting prepared for the World Chess Olympiad to be held in Tromso, Norway.
 
23-Jul-2014 Tigran Nalbandian Won in Dortmund
 
Armenian GM Tigran Nalbandian scored 8 points out of 9 and took the first prize at Helmut-Kohls Memorial that was held in round robin system in Dortmund, Germany.
 
22-Jul-2014 Karen Grigoryan Won in Barcelona
 
Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan played excellently at the open in Barcelona, Spain. He scored 7,5 points out of 9 and solely took the first prize. GM Karen Movsziszian’s result was 6 points.
 
21-Jul-2014 Tigran Petrosian Won in Warsaw
 
Armenian GM Tigran L. Petrosian played excellently at Najdorf Memorial that was held in Warsaw, Poland. He scored 6,5 points out of 9 and took the first prize. The same results had also six other participants but they were behind Petrosian by the tie-break. GM Hrant Melkumyan ended with 5,5 points.
 
21-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 7 points out of 8 and is solely leading before the last round at the open in Barcelona, Spain. GM Karen Movsziszian has 5 points.
 
21-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Poti
 
GM Levon Babujian scored 7,5 points out of 9 and shared 1st-2nd places together with GM Vitali Golod (Israel) at Nana Aleksandria Cup that was held in Poti, Georgia. By the tie-break Babujian took the second prize. Hovik Hayrapetyan took the third prize with 6,5 points.
 
20-Jul-2014 Levon Aronian in the Grand Slam
 
GM Levon Aronian is going to participate in the Grand Slam Masters Final to be held on September 14-20, 2014 in Bilbao, Spain. The rivals of Aronian will be Viswanathan Anand, Ruslan Ponomariov and Francisco Vallejo Pons.
 
19-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 5,5 points after six rounds and is solely leading at the open that is being held in Barcelona, Spain. GM Karen Movsziszian has 4 points.
 
19-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters at Najdorf Memorial
 
GM Tigran L. Petrosian has scored 5,5 points after seven rounds and is taking the fourth place at Najdorf Memorial that is being held in Warsaw, Poland. He is half a point behind the leaders – GMs Durarbayli (Azerbaijan), Shimanov (Russia) and Markowski (Poland). GM Hrant Melkumyan has 4,5 points.
 
18-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Barcelona
 
GM Karen Grigoryan has scored 4,5 points after five rounds and is leading together with four other participants at the open that is being held in Barcelona, Spain. GM Karen Movsziszian is one point behind the leaders.
 
18-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters at Najdorf Memorial
 
GM Tigran L. Petrosian has scored 4,5 points after six rounds at Najdorf Memorial that is being held in Warsaw, Poland. He is half a point behind the leaders – GMs Durarbayli (Azerbaijan) and Markowski (Poland). GM Hrant Melkumyan has 4 points.
 
17-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 11
 
Melia Salome        - Danielian Elina ½ - ½
Khurtsidze Nino     - Mkrtchian Lilit ½ - ½
Kursova Maria       - Stjazhkina Olga 1 - 0
De Rosa Mariagrazia - Galojan Lilit   0 - 1
Sargsyan Shushanna  - Antova Gabriela 1 - 0

Final standing
Rk. Name              Pts.  TB1
 1. Gunina Valentina   9    2432
 2. Kosintseva Tatiana 8.5  2413
 3. Melia Salome       8    2447
14. Danielian Elina    7.5  2383
16. Mkrtchian Lilit    7    2407
34. Kursova Maria      6.5  2216
57. Galojan Lilit      5.5  2293
82. Sargsyan Shushanna 5    2188
Tie Break1: rating average of the opponents
Total: 116 players

You can follow the games of the European Individual Women’s Championship on our website on July 6-12, 14-17, 2014, starting at 14:00 (Yerevan time). Online
 

17-Jul-2014 FIDE Award to Aljosha Khachatryan
 
Armenian IA Aljosha Khachatryan is among the group of experienced arbiters whom the World Chess Federation honored with FIDE awards.
 
16-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 10
 
Danielian Elina  - Stefanova Antoaneta ½ - ½
Mkrtchian Lilit  - Socko Monika        ½ - ½
Mammadzada Gunay - Kursova Maria       ½ - ½
Galojan Lilit    - Paramzina Anastasya 1 - 0
Kaya Emel        - Sargsyan Shushanna  0 - 1
 
16-Jul-2014 Karen Grigoryan’s Success
 
Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan scored 7 points out of 9 and took the second prize among 87 participants at the open that was held in Barbera, Spain. Grigoryan was half a point behind the winner GM Fernando Peralta (Argentina).
 
16-Jul-2014 Tigran Gharamian’s Success
 
Armenian GM Tigran Gharamian scored 6,5 points out of 9 and shared 1st-3rd places together with GMs Sergey Fedorchuk (Ukraine) and Pavel Tregubov (Russia) among 41 participants in the 89th Championship-Paris IDF 2014. By the tie-break Gharamian took the second prize. The winner of the tournament was Fedorchuk.
 
16-Jul-2014 Mher Hovhannisyan’s Success
 
Armenian IM Mher Hovhannisyan scored 6,5 points out of 9 and shared 1st-2nd places together with IM Geert Van der Stricht in the Belgian Round Robin Championship that was held in Charleroi. By the tie-break Hovhannisyan took the second prize.
 
15-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 9
 
Batsiashvili Nino  - Danielian Elina    ½ - ½
Mkrtchian Lilit    - Charochkina Daria  1 - 0
Kursova Maria      - Ibrahimova Sabina  ½ - ½
Petrenko Svetlana  - Galojan Lilit      1 - 0
Sargsyan Shushanna - Sazonova Anastasia 0 - 1
 
14-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 8
 
Danielian Elina - Kashlinskaya Alina 1 - 0
Fuchs Judith    - Mkrtchian Lilit    0 - 1
Abdulla Khayala - Kursova Maria      ½ - ½
Galojan Lilit   - Bodnaruk Anastasia 0 - 1
Zimina Olga     - Sargsyan Shushanna 1 - 0
 
13-Jul-2014 Interview with Armen Khandikyan
 

“Chess in Armenia” Magazine had an exclusive interview with a famous Armenian theatre director Armen Khandikyan.

The interview in Armenian is here.
 

12-Jul-2014 Hrant Melkumyan Won in Benasque
 
Armenian GM Hrant Melkumyan played excellently at the open in Benasque, Spain. He scored 7,5 points out of 9 and took the first prize.
 
12-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 7
 
Ptacnikova Lenka   - Danielian Elina    0 - 1
Nikolova Adriana   - Mkrtchian Lilit    1 - 0
Galojan Lilit      - Kochetkova Julia   0 - 1
Kursova Maria      - Mamedjarova Turkan ½ - ½
Sargsyan Shushanna - Olea Liliana       1 - 0
 
11-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 6
 
Danielian Elina    - Nikolova Adriana    ½ - ½
Mkrtchian Lilit    - Szczepkowska Karina ½ - ½
Schleining Zoya    - Galojan Lilit       ½ - ½
Belenkaya Dina     - Kursova Maria       ½ - ½
Sargsyan Shushanna - Styazhkina Anna     0 - 1
 
10-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 5
 
Dzagnidze Nana  - Mkrtchian Lilit     1 - 0
Ovod Evgenija   - Danielian Elina     0 - 1
Kouvatsou Maria - Galojan Lilit       0 - 1
Kursova Maria   - Isgandarova Khayala 1 - 0
Fuchs Judith    - Sargsyan Shushanna  ½ - ½
 
9-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 4
 
Mkrtchian Lilit  - Stefanova Antoaneta   ½ - ½
Danielian Elina  - Foisor Cristina-Adela 0 - 1
Galojan Lilit    - Peptan Corina-Isabela ½ - ½
Galunova Tsveta  - Kursova Maria         ½ - ½
Vasilevich Irina - Sargsyan Shushanna    ½ - ½
 
8-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 3
 
Szczepkowska Karina - Danielian Elina      ½ - ½
Girya Olga          - Mkrtchian Lilit      0 - 1
Arabidze Meri       - Galojan Lilit        1 - 0
Kursova Maria       - Tsolakidou Stavroula ½ - ½
Sargsyan Shushanna  - Shivacheva Donika    1 - 0
 
7-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 2
 
Danielian Elina    - Kursova Maria       1 - 0
Mkrtchian Lilit    - Ambartsumova Karina 1 - 0
Galojan Lilit      - Zawadzka Jolanta    ½ - ½
Sargsyan Shushanna - Bodnaruk Anastasia  0 - 1
 
6-Jul-20144 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship. Round 1
 
Agrest Inna        - Danielian Elina    0 - 1
Khalafova Narmin   - Mkrtchian Lilit    0 - 1
Krasteva Beloslava - Galojan Lilit      0 - 1
Kursova Maria      - Mammadova Narmin   1 - 0
Schleining Zoya    - Sargsyan Shushanna 1 - 0
 
5-Jul-2014 Armenian Chess Players in the European Women’s Championship
 
Armenian chess players GM Elina Danielian, WGM Lilit Mkrtchian, WGM Lilit Galojan, WGM Maria Kursova and Shushanna Sargsyan are going to participate in the European Women’s Individual Chess Championship to be held on July 6-17, 2014 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
 
4-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Benasque
 
GMs Hrant Melkumyan and Karen Movsziszian are taking part in an open which is being held on July 4-12, 2014 in Benasque, Spain.

You can follow the games of the open in Benasque on our website on July 4-12, 2014. Online
 

4-Jul-2014 Armenian Grandmasters in Barcelona
 
GMs Karen Grigoryan and Karen Movsziszian scored 6 points each out of 9 and took accordingly the 11th and 13th places among 91 participants at the open that was held in Barcelona, Spain. They were one point behind the winner – GM Ni Hua (China).
 
3-Jul-20144 Maria Gevorgyan’s Success
 
Armenian WFM Maria Gevorgyan scored 7,5 points out of 9 and shared 1st-2nd places at the Chess for Girls International Tournament that was held in Geneva, Switzerland.
 
3-Jul-2014 Edgar Karagyozian’s Success
 
Armenian chess player Edgar Karagyozian scored 13 points out of 15 and took the first prize among 89 participants at the blitz tournament that was held in Paris, France.
 
1-Jul-2014 Elina Danielian in Grand Prix. Round 11
 
Danielian Elina     - Hou Yifan           ½ - ½
Dronavalli Harika   - Stefanova Antoaneta ½ - ½
Muzychuk Anna       - Dzagnidze Nana      ½ - ½
Kosteniuk Alexandra - Ju Wenjun           1 - 0
Muminova Nafisa     - Zhao Xue            0 - 1
Khotenashvili Bela  - Koneru Humpy        1 - 0

Final standing
Rk. Name                Pts. TB1 TB2 TB3
 1. Hou Yifan           9    0    7  45
 2. Ju Wenjun           7    1    5  34.75
 3. Danielian Elina     7    0    4  34
 4. Dzagnidze Nana      6.5  0    4  29
 5. Stefanova Antoaneta 6    0.5  4  27.75
 6. Dronavalli Harika   6    0.5  2  30.75
 7. Muzychuk Anna       5.5  1.5  3  23.75
 8. Koneru Humpy        5.5  1    3  28.75
 9. Kosteniuk Alexandra 5.5  0.5  3  27.25
10. Zhao Xue            3.5  0    1  14.25
11. Khotenashvili Bela  3    0    1  16.75
12. Muminova Nafisa     1.5  0    1   6.5
Tie Break1: Direct Encounter (The results of the players in the same point group)
Tie Break2: The greater number of victories
Tie Break3: Sonneborn-Berger-Tie-Break variable

You can follow the games of the Women’s Grand Prix on our website from June 19 till July 1, 2014, starting at 15:00 (Yerevan time). Online1 Online2
 

1-Jul-2014 Samuel Sevian - Silver Medal Holder
 
13-year-old Armenian IM Samuel Sevian scored 5,5 points out of 9 and shared 2nd-3rd places in the USA U20 Championship that was held in Saint Louis.

GM Kayden Troff took the title of the USA Champion.
 

1-Jul-2014 FIDE Rating List by July 1, 2014
 
The FIDE has announced the FIDE Rating List by 1st July 2014.

The new ratings of chess players of Armenia are available in our link Ratings by July 1, 2014.
 

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41st World Olympiad, Tromso, 2014
FIDE Rating List, August, 2014
Chess Humor
Chess Calendar
Baby and Miniature Problems

The Golden Champions
of Dresden

This book by Gaguik Oganessian (Yerevan, 2009) is dedicated to the wonderful victory of Armenian National Team in 38th World Chess Olympiad in Dresden, 2008.

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