The European Championship of Chess Veterans has drawn to a close at the Chess House after Tigran Petrosian.
In the men’s competition of veterans aged 50 and above, Zurab Sturua became a champion for the second year in a row, Georgi Bagaturovin placed second and Rafael Vahanyan – third.
In the women’s competition of veterans aged 50 and above, Galina Strutinskaya came in first, Tsiala Kasoshvili – second and Svetlana Mednikova – third.
In the men’s competition of veterans aged 65 and above the European champion title was taken by Valentin Bogdanov. Victor Kupreychik grabbed silver and Bent Sorensen – bronze.
Nona Gabrindashvili became the winner among women aged 65 and above. Lyuba Kuznecova won a silver medal and Tamar Khmiadashvili – a bronze medal.
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ANOC press service
Gagik Sargsyan summed up the first performance of Mikael Mikaelyan
“The first thing that I’m going to do in Yerevan, is to eat barbecue”, said Djorkaeff.
About 250 delegates arrived in Yerevan.