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Lake Sevan 2008

Organized by the Chess Academy of Armenia

The Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament is taking place on 11-20th July in Martuni, Armenia. This event, established back in 2005, is one of the main projects of the Chess Academy of Armenia, alongside the Jermuk junior competition. The tournament is usually featuring young players from Armenia and abroad.

Round 1 on 2008/07/11 at 15:00

GM Bassem Amin 0 – 1 GM Pashikian Arman

GM Zhigalko Sergei ½ – ½ FM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel

GM Zhou Jianchao 1 – 0 GM Pantsulaia Levan

GM Grigoryan Avetik ½ – ½ GM Andriasian Zaven

IM Melkumyan Hrant 1 – 0 GM Meier Georg

Round 2 on 2008/07/12 at 15:00

GM Pashikian Arman 1 – 0 GM Meier Georg

GM Andriasian Zaven ½ – ½ IM Melkumyan Hrant

GM Pantsulaia Levan 1 – 0 GM Grigoryan Avetik

FM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel 1 – 0 GM Zhou Jianchao

GM Bassem Amin 0 – 1 GM Zhigalko Sergei

Round 2 standings:

1. GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2564 – 2,0

2-4. FM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2480, GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2583 and IM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2507 – 1,5

5-7. GM Zhou Jianchao CHN 2604, GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2533 and GM Pantsulaia Levan GEO 2607 – 1,0

8. GM Grigoryan Avetik ARM 2537 – 0,5

9-10. GM Bassem Amin EGY 2561 and GM Meier Georg GER 2556 – 0,0

More about the players on the tournament website

Levan Pantsulaia square

Top rated player – GM Levan Pantsulaia (photo by www.greekchess.com)

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