10 Armenians among FIDE's top-rated players

10 Armenians among FIDE's top-rated players

PanARMENIAN.Net - Grandmasters Gabriel Sargissian, Haik M. Martirosyan and Shant Sargsyan – all of them representing Armenia – have made it to FIDE's latest rating of top 100 chess players of the world.

Levon Aronian, who until recently represented Armenia before moving to the U.S. in late 2021, has taken the fifth spot, while Samuel Sevian, who is of Armenian descent as well, is ranked the 55th.

The winner of the 2021 European Women’s Chess Championship, Elina Danielian is included in the women's list, as is Anna M. Sargsyan.

Armenia's Shant Sargsyan, who is also in the men's rankings, as well as Artur Davtyan and Mamikon Gharibyan are among the top 100 players in the junior category, while Mariam Mkrtchyan has made it to the girls' rankings.

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