The penultimate 10th round of the European Individual Championship ending in Macedonian capital Skopje was victorious for the following Armenian representatives – Sergei Movsesian, Hrant Melkumyan, Shant Sargsyan and Manuel Petrosyan.
Samvel Ter-Sahakyan suffered defeat and Hayk Martirosyan, Robert Hovhannisyan and Armenia’s new champion Arman Pashikyan drew their games.
Before the last round the best result among the Armenian representatives has been shown by Sergei Movsesian who after two wins in a row has gained 7.5 points and is half point behind the leader, Vladislav Artemiev. In the 11th round Movsesian will compete with Hungarian Ferenc Berkes with white pieces.
Let us recall the chief arbiter of the European Championship is Ashot Vardapetyan.
The number of participants has increased.
The delegation is headed by Mikael Hayrapetyan, president of the Sambo Federation of Armenia.
Anush Grigoryan still continues the struggle.
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