Another Armenian champion was announced today. In what? Of course, chess again.


12 Year Old Chess Player Robert Aghasarian Wins Title Of World Champion

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Batumi, October 31, Noyan Tapan. The world juvenile championship of chess (6 age groups) finished in Batumi on October 28. 12-year old Robert Aghasarian (Yerevan) got 9 points from 11 possible ones in the struggle with 81 rivals and wot the title of the world champion.
Armenian delegate 18-year old Hrant Melkumian from Yerevan took the 2nd place with 8 points.

NKR representatives 8-year old Manuel Petrosian and 16-year old Hovik Hayrapetian were the 5th in their age groups.