Armenia’s chess team leader Levon Aronyan will join in the Candidates Chess 2016 in Moscow organized by FIDE. The tournament which will be held from March 10 to 30 in the capital city of RF, Moscow will be attended by Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Kryakin, Peter Svidler, Veselin Topalov, Anish Giri, Vishi Anand and Levon Aronyan.
The prize fund of the Caandidates Tournament is 420.000 Euros.
At the 31st Summer Olympic Games Karapetyan couldn’t continue the struggle due to an injury
At the World Championship in Houston Izabella Yaylyan (58kg) came out in Group B
On the eve Edmon Manukyan (48kg) and Daniel Gabrielyan (60kg) became silver medalists
Another representative of Armenia Rafael Simonyan (91kg) was knocked out