Friday, August 12, 2011

Hovhannisyan shines at World Junior



Hovhannisyan ends Girish winning pace

August 12, 2011 - 10:59 AMT



PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan has ended the winning pace of Girish Koushik of India, defeating him in the 9th round to take the lead with 8 points at the World Junior Chess Championship.



Another Armenian grandmaster Samvel Ter-Sahakyan is second in the standings with 7.5 points.



In the girls’ tournament, Armenia’s Maria Gevorgyan defeated Savithri Narenthran of Australia and is currently 42nd with 4 points.



Source: http://www.panarmenian.net