Olympics: Armenia beat Azerbaijan

18:01   8 August, 2022

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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