Hrant Melkumyan tops international chess tournament held in Benasque

Hrant Melkumyan tops international chess tournament held in Benasque

PanARMENIAN.Net - GM Hrant Melkumyan participates in an international chess tournament in Benasque, Spain. He tops the tournament along with three chess players, each having five points. Armenia’s Karen Movsisyan, Zaven Andreasyan and Brazil’s Krikor-Sevag Mekhitarian have 4 points each.

Meanwhile, GM Tigran Kotanjyan scored 1.5 points out of 2 possible and is only half a point behind the leaders of Nana Aleksandria Cup held in Poti, Georgia. Armenian women's champion Anahit Kharatyan has 0.5 point.

Tatev Abrahamyan scored 2 points out of 3 possible in the US Women's Championship in Saint Louis. Abrahamyan is only half a point behind the leaders.

Evgeniya Doluhanova (Ukraine) was second at Mediterranean Flowers tournament in Rijeka, Croatia, scoring 5.5 points out of 9 possible, armchess.am reported.

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