Yerevan, Armenia
9-17 January

Andranik Margaryan Memorial Kicks off


Today the 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial kicks off at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Six tournaments - five youth swiss and one round robin will be held within the framework of memorial.

Ten chess players are going to participate in the round robin tournament, among them 5 Grandmasters and 5 International Masters. The tournament is a FIDE category 11 event with the average Elo of 2502.8. Among the participants of the tournament is twice Olympic champion, USSR champion, 6-time Armenian champion GM Artashes Minasian. 

Today at 15:00 local time the first round of the tournament will be played. Here is the pairing of round 1:

GM Parham Maghsoodloo IM Vadim Moiseenko

IM Nichita Morozov ​ - GM Arman Mikaelyan

IM Sychev Klementy - GM Hovik Hayrapetyan

IM Aram Hakobyan  - IM Lukasz Jarmula

GM Artashes Minasian - GM Volodymyr Vetoshko


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