Armenian chess-players to compete for at least the first three places in Istanbul
17:43, 20 August, 2012
YEREVAN, AUGUST 20, ARMENPRESS: Armenian men’s team will compete for at least the first three places and the women’s team for at least the first five places in the 40th International Chess Olympiad, which is scheduled to take place from August 27 to September 10 in Istanbul. In an interview with Armenpress Armenian Chess Federation Deputy Chairman, Referee on the international level, Istanbul Chess Olympiad Administrative Committee President Ashot Vardapetyan came forth with similar assessment. “Victory in a chess Olympiad tournament is the most honorary rank for a chess-player, to play here the chess team must have a very high level,” he said.
The administrative committee headed by Vardapetyan will be engaged in teams’ data and other technical issues . By the way for the first time electronic format will be used for it in trial order.
Armenian chess-players are currently preparing for the Chess Olympiad in Tsakhkadzor.
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