October 22, 2012 - 11:59 AMT
Grigor-Sevak Mkhitarian 8th in Continental Chess Tournament

Grandmaster Grigor-Sevak Mkhitarian (Brazil) came 8th in Argentina-hosted 7th Continental Chess Tournament.

Mkhitarian, who led the tournament until the last round, lost to Argentina’s Diego Flores to come 8th with 8 points. Peru’s Julio Granda won the championship.

Continental Chess Tournament brought together 150 players, with 18 grandmasters among them.