|4th Armenian Team Chess Championship: Yerevan 2008|
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|4th Armenian Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
|Dates:||15th - 20th June 2008|
|Venue:||Tigran Petrosian Chess House|
|Tournament Director:||IO Rachik Tavadian (ARM)|
|Chief Arbiter:||IA Anushavan Arakelian (ARM)|
|Players participating:||44 (incl. 14 GMs, 9 IMs, 2 FMs and CM)|
|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)|
The "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).
|1.||GM Andriasian, Zaven||FMYE||4||5||80.0|
|2.||GM Jobava, Baadur||MKYE||4||5||80.0|
|=3.||IM Melkumian, Hrant||FMYE||4||5||80.0|
|=3.||GM Arutinian, David||BKYE||4||5||80.0|
|4.||GM Pashikian, Arman||MKYE||4½||5||90.0|
|=5.||GM Minasian, Ara||MKYE||3½||5||70.0|
|=5.||GM Kotanian, Tigran||BKYE||3½||5||70.0|
|6.||GM Anastasian, Ashot||BKYE||2½||3||83.3|
|1 res.||IM Chibukhchian, Artur||BKYE||3||3||100.0|