44th Chess Olympiad: Armenia’s men become silver medalists

13:25   9 August, 2022

The Armenian men's national team placed second, with 19 points, at the 44th Chess Olympiad being held in Chennai, India.

Uzbekistan, which defeated the Netherlands in the last round and also garnered 19 points, won the title for the first time.

The second team of India came in third, with 18 points.

Armenia defeated Spain in the last round. In previous rounds they beat Madagascar, Andorra, Egypt, Austria, England, India's second team and the main team, as well as Azerbaijan, played draw with USA, and lost to Uzbekistan.

The Armenian men's team is a three-time Chess Olympiad champion (2006, 2008, 2012), and a three-time bronze medalist (1992, 2002, 2004).

The women's team of Armenia defeated Croatia in the last round and are currently in tenth place, with 16 points.

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