Armenia Close to Victory in Chess Championship

TURIN (Armenpress)–As of Press time–the Armenian men’s chess team was leading with 32 points in the 11th round of the 37th World Chess Olympiad being held in Turin–Italy.

Grand master Levon Aronian and Karen Asrian beat their rivals–and Gabriel Sargsian and Vladimir Hakobian drew.

The Armenian chess players have already gained 32 points and are likely to win the Championship on Sunday–June 4.

The women’s team currently has 19 points in the Tournament.


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