18:01  ,  August 8, 2022

Olympics: Armenia beat Azerbaijan

In the penultimate round of the World Chess Olympiad taking place in the Indian city of Chennai, the leading Armenian men's team met the Azerbaijani team and won 3-1.

Robert Hovhannisyan and Gabriel Sargsyan won, and Hrant Melkumyan and Manuel Petrosyan finished their games with a draw. 

The Armenian team with 17 points tops the standings. 

In its previous rounds, the Armenian team defeated Madagascar (4:0), Andorra (3:1), Egypt (2.5:1.5), Austria (3:1), England (2.5:1.5), second team India (2.5:1.5) and first team India (2.5:1.5), played a draw against team USA, and lost to Uzbekistan (1:3).

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