The 16th ICCD World Individual Deaf Chess Championship came to an end at the Chess House after Tigran Petrosian.
In Armenia such an international tournament was held for the first time. Armenia’s Saro Melkonyan conquered silver with 4 points and veteran Hakob Hakobyan became a bronze medalist with 4, 5 points.
120 deaf chess players from 24 countries of the world attended the championship and competed in 3 age groups.
ANOC press service
The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will be held from February 9 to 25
The training camp has kicked off on January 10 and will be over on January 24
They came back home from the European Athletics Championship in Bucharest with seven medals
Overall 13 teams will participate in the Championships