The leaders of Armenia’s men’s and women’s national chess teams, Levon Aronyan and Lilith Mkrtchyan come out at European Chess Club Cup. Levon Aronyan plays in the «Siberia» team. His teammates are Vladimir Kramnik, Aleksandr Grishchuk and Vang Yu. Lilith Mkrtchyan is from the «Ugra» women team. Hers teammates are Ana Ushenina, Natalia Pogonina and Marina Gusyeva.
The European Chess Club Cup consists of 7 rounds and kicks off on October 18.
Areg Vatyan has also stepped down from the post of team coordinator
Six teams take part in the Championship: “Neptun”, “Delfin”, “Titan”, “ORWP-Yerevan”, “Armada”, “Armada-2”.
In the last round of the tournament Aronyan will play with Maksim Lagrave
Minsk’s tournament will be held from February 1 to 6 and Sofia’s tournament from February 22 to 29
The separation refers to the wrestlers not to the countries they represent
On March 31 the competition will be continued by ladies
This year it had brought together almost 110 weightlifters from Yerevan and other regions of Armenia