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Hovhannes Gabuzyan named winner of Sabalan Cup blitz event

Hovhannes Gabuzyan named winner of Sabalan Cup blitz event

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Hovhannes Gabuzyan on Friday, February 3 came first at the blitz event of the 25th International Fajr Sabalan Cup 2017.

93 chess players participated in the blitz on Friday, with Gabuzyan snatching eight points out of possible nine.

Ghaem Maghami Ehsan from Iran took the second spot with 7,5 points, closely followed by Spain's Oleg Korneev (7 points) in the third position.

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This season, Mourinho has played Mkhitaryan in his preferred position; an attacking midfielder in all five league games so far.
Meanwhile, Samuel Sevian who represents the United States lost to Li Chao of China and was forced to leave the tournament.
The other two players representing Armenia - Hrant Melkumyan and Robert Hovhannisyan - reached a draw each.
"I think people underestimate him because he doesn't have the name like the other ones in the world," Ibrahimovic said of Mkhitaryan.
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