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Samuel Sevian wins 20th Metropolitan Chess Invitational

Samuel Sevian wins 20th Metropolitan Chess Invitational

PanARMENIAN.Net - 11-year-old Armenian chess player Samuel Sevian scored 7 points out of 9 to win the first prize at the 20th Metropolitan Tournament in Los Angeles. Samuel fulfilled an International Master norm for the second time within the last two months.

Meanwhile, Armenian grandmaster Tatev Abrahamyan scored 4,5 points out of 5 to win the chess open in Woodlands Hills, USA.

The tournament brought together 41 chess players, armchess.am reported.

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As Arsen Gabrielyan said, the Armenian arm wrestlers will start preparing for the World Championships in Budapest (September 2-11).
Also taking part in the event are world champion Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Vladimir Kramnik, Fabiano Caruana and five others.
In the final bout of the tournament, the Armenian beat Azerbaijan’s Agasif Samedov, securing the European champion’s title.
"This is a great achievement for the players," Conte told Sky Sports in a pitch-side interview after breaking away from his players' celebrations.
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