Samvel Ter-Sahakyan 6th in World Junior U20 Chess Championship

Samvel Ter-Sahakyan 6th in World Junior U20 Chess Championship

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Samvel Ter-Sahakyan lost to Ukraine's Yaroslav Zherebukh in the final 13th round of World Junior U20 Chess Championship.

Meanwhile, Karen Grigoryan and Vahe Baghdasaryan suffered defeats by

Michael Antipov (Russia) and Ulvi Bajarani (Azerbiajan) respectively.

Ter-Sahakyan scored 9 points to come 6th, Grigoryan was placed 41st with 7 points; Baghdasaryan - 49th with 7 points.

With 5,5 points Shushanna Sargsyan came 49th.

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