Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian is 4th in Brazil

Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian, an ethnic Armenian player from Brazil who became a double champion of Brazil, was unable to show the same result this year.

He needed to win the last two rounds of the tournament, but he died his both games against Felipe de Cresce El Debs and Everaldo Matsuura.

In the long run, Mekhitarian earned 7,5 points of the possible 11 to come 4th on the standings. Everaldo Matsuura became champion with 8,5 points.