Lilit Mktchyan

Armenian Chess Player Wins Individual Bronze at FIDE Tournament


ASTANA, Kazakhstan ( — Individual medals were awarded on Friday, March 15, at the FIDE World Team Championship, which had concluded the day before. As the Chess Federation of Armenia reports, a member of the Armenian women’s team, Lilit Mktchyan, won the bronze individual medal.

The Armenian team took 8th place at the Championship. The team won against Egypt, drew with Hungary and Georgia and lost to Russia, China, Kazakhstan, India, the US and Ukraine.

China won the championship scoring maximum 18 points out of 18 possible. Russia came in second with 14 points and Georgia third with 13 points.


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