Young Armenian chess players continue their fight for European medals

The European Youth Chess Championship, which is being held in Mamaia, Romania, has entered a decisive stage as two rounds are left. It means that the games of the penultimate round, taking place today, are of crucial importance for chess players, claiming prizes.

Among them are 7 representatives of Armenia. Hayk Martirosyan, Konstantin Yayloyan (under 18), Shant Sargsyan (M-16), Robert Piliposyan (M-10) and Benik Aghasarov 5 (M-8) continue their fight for medals. They must definitely win in order to continue the struggle for medals, as they are in the ranks of the leaders.

From girls, Sonya Asatryan has good chances. With her 5.5 points she is on the second place; and Anna Sargsyan who, with the same results, is on the fifth place among 16 year old players.

The Championship will end on September 14