Levon Aronyan, the leading player of the Armenia national team, registered his second draw at the Sinquefield Cup being held in Saint Louise, USA.
Aronyan’s opponent was Dutch Anish Giri the game with whom lasted nearly 5 hours and on the 53rd move the chess players tied it.
After the second round Indian Viswanathan Anand leads the standings with 1,5 points. Aronyan shares the 2-11th positions with one point.
Athletes from Yerevan, Gyumri and Etchmiadzin took part in the championship.
The Armenia team had left for the tournament with 7 boxers.
In the second day of the championship a new Armenian record was set at the 100m dolphin kick swimming style
At World Boxing Championship in Doha the Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (64kg) reached the quarter-finals .