In the 6th round of the 36th Chess Olympiad taking place in Calvia–Spain–Armenia’s men beat the Canadian team 3,5-0,5. Rafael Vahanyan–Smbat Lputyan–and Gabriel Sargssyan all won their matches–while Levon Aronyan drew to hold sixth place in the competition.
Ukraine–who holds first place so far–beat Azerbaijan 2,5-1,5. Russia follows in second place after defeating Israel.
Armenia’s Women team beat Vietnam in the sixth round of competitions–with Lilit Mkrtchyan and Nelly Aghinyan winning their matches–and Elina Danielyan drawing. Armenia’s women now hold eighth place–putting them in a good position to place third overall. The Russian women’s team holds first place.