Andranik Margaryan Memorial Kicks off2018-01-09
Today the 8th Andranik Margaryan Memorial kicks off at the Chess Academy of Armenia. Six tournaments - five youth swiss and one round robin will be held within the framework of memorial.
Ten chess players are going to participate in the round robin tournament, among them 5 Grandmasters and 5 International Masters. The tournament is a FIDE category 11 event with the average Elo of 2502.8. Among the participants of the tournament is twice Olympic champion, USSR champion, 6-time Armenian champion GM Artashes Minasian.
Today at 15:00 local time the first round of the tournament will be played. Here is the pairing of round 1:
GM Parham Maghsoodloo - IM Vadim Moiseenko
IM Nichita Morozov - GM Arman Mikaelyan
IM Sychev Klementy - GM Hovik Hayrapetyan
IM Aram Hakobyan - IM Lukasz Jarmula
GM Artashes Minasian - GM Volodymyr Vetoshko