4th Armenian Team Chess Championship: Yerevan 2008

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Basic data

4th Armenian Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 15th - 20th June 2008
City: Yerevan, Armenia
Venue: Tigran Petrosian Chess House
Tournament Director: IO Rachik Tavadian (ARM)
Chief Arbiter: IA Anushavan Arakelian (ARM)
Teams participating: 6
Players participating: 44 (incl. 14 GMs, 9 IMs, 2 FMs and CM)
Games played: 60
Competition format: Six board round robin.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points
Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes for the rest of the game, 30 sec. increment starting from move 1
Downloadable game file: 08armenia.zip (only 25 games are available)

Tournament review

Mika-Bank KingThe "Mika" (Yerevan) team became Armenia Club Champion 2008 in the championship held in Yerevan. GM Sargissian, GM Jobava, GM T. L. Petrosian, GM Pashikian, GM Ara Minasian, WGM Lahno, WGM Mkrtchian, IM Karatorossian played in the composition of "Mika".

Top GMs Carlsen, Aronian, Gelfand will also represent "Mika" at the European Club Cup to be held in October 2008 in Kallithea, Greece.

In the Armenian championshp, the silver medal went to FIMA (GM Z. Andriasian, GM Grigoryan, IM Melkumyan, FM Ter-Sahakyan, IM Hayrapetian, IM Hambardzumian, Khojayan, Akopian).

The bronze medal holder was "Bank King" (GM Vaganian, GM Lputian, GM Arutinian, GM Art. Minasian, GM Kotanjian, GM Anastasian, IM Chibukhchian, Avetisyan).

Best board results

bd name flag code pts gms %
1. GM Andriasian, Zaven Armenia FMYE 4 5 80.0
2. GM Jobava, Baadur Georgia MKYE 4 5 80.0
=3. IM Melkumian, Hrant Armenia FMYE 4 5 80.0
=3. GM Arutinian, David Armenia BKYE 4 5 80.0
4. GM Pashikian, Arman Armenia MKYE 5 90.0
=5. GM Minasian, Ara Armenia MKYE 5 70.0
=5. GM Kotanian, Tigran Armenia BKYE 5 70.0
6. GM Anastasian, Ashot Armenia BKYE 3 83.3
1 res. IM Chibukhchian, Artur Armenia BKYE 3 3 100.0

Interesting games