PanARMENIAN.Net - Then, Nalbandian beat Viktor Troicki of Serbia 3:6, 7:6, 10:4 in the first round of Boodles Challenge in London to face Richard Gasquet in the next match.
Chess:Armenian grandmasters Sergei Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian and Arman Pashikian have signed contracts with FIDE to confirm their participation in the World Cup to be held August 26, 2011 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Grandmaster Levon Aronian refrained to participate in the tournament, due to his high Elo ranking allowing participation in higher stages of the tournament.
Football: Armenia forward Yura Movsisyan helped his Krasnodar FC celebrate a 1-3 victory over Rostov in the 12th round of Russian Championship. Movsisyan scored a goal at the beginning of the 2nd time to make it 1-2. Marcio scored a third goal.
Movsisyan also scored a goal in the 13th round match of Russian Championship against Volga. After the match which ended 4-2, Krasnodar coach Slavolyub Muslin said that his team did not miss their chances to press the rivals. It was not the best game but we won.” With 17 points, Krasnodar are 9th in the standings.
The Armenian forward said he is happy to have scored a goal, thus helping his team to secure a 4-1 victory in the 13th round of Russian Championship. “It was an important match and important victory, as we had to maintain position in the championship standings,” Movsisyan said. “I don’t like making forecasts but I will strive for victories and score as many goals as I can.”