02:42  +04,  November 24, 2019

Rafael Vaganian wins 65+ World Senior Chess Championship

Armenian chess legend Rafael Vaganian won the 65+ section of the World Senior Chess Championship.

Vaganian, 68, scored 8.5 points out of 11 possible.

Rafael Vaganian was crowned USSR champion in 1989. Together with the Soviet team he won two Chess Olympiads, European Team Chess Championships and other tournaments.

He also won bronze of Olympiad and three bronze medals of the World Team Championship for Armenia.

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