GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan 3rd at World Junior U20 Championships

GM Samvel Ter-Sahakyan 3rd at World Junior U20 Championships

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Samvel Ter-Sahakyan beat Conrad Holt in Athens-hosted World Junior U20 Chess Championships round 11. The player scored 8,5 points to climb to the 3rd place.

Meanwhile, Vahe Baghdasaryan scored a win against Belarusian Vladislav Kovalev, with Karen Grigoryan losing to China’s Yi Wei.

Shushanna Sargsyan tied a game vs. Lithuania’s Batkovskyte Dominyka in Girls U20 round 11.

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