23:38  ,  November 20, 2023

European Team Chess Championship: Armenia’s men beat England, become bronze medalists

The men's national team of Armenia won the bronze medals at the 2023 European Team Chess Championship which wrapped up in Budva, Montenegro 

In the last—ninth—round, Armenia defeated England by a score of 2.5:1.5.

Armenia’s men garnered 13 points in nine rounds. The other contenders for the third place, Croatia and Greece—who had 11 points, each, before the last round—suffered defeats in the ninth round.

The champion’s title was won by Serbia, which amassed 15 points.

The Armenian women's national team, however, lost to Poland in the last round, with a score of 1.5:2.5, and finished eleventh, with 10 points. 

Bulgaria’s women won the title, with 16 points.

Photo by the Armenian Chess Federation

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