Grandmaster Karen Grigoryan became the winner of the Torneo Magistral Internacional de Elgoibar tournament being held in Spain.
In the penultimate, 8th round the Armenian representative won Indian Shamali Gagare with black pieces and scoring 6.5 points secured the first place.
The chess players placing 2-5 scored 5 points each before the last round. In Round 9 the Armenian grandmaster will face Spanish Juan Pascual Plazuelo.
The IOC and the Organizing Committee have appointed Alibaba as a ticket provider for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
More than 120 wrestlers from Armenia, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Georgia are fighting for a champion title.
Today Baregham Harutyunyan (52 kg) will also perform.
Suren Arzumanyan has tested several Armenian players.