Topic: chess

IASHI, Romania – This is the first time a woman grandmaster from Armenia scored such a high-level victory: Elina Danielian became Europe’s top woman chess player, winning the European Women’s Individual Championship. The[...]

By Dylan Loeb McClain Athletes are not the only ones who need coaches. All top chess players have them too. They are often experts at particular elements of the game, or openings, that a player feels he or she needs to work on. But they[...]

SOCHI (PanARMENIAN.Net) —  Armenian grandmaster Haik Martirosyan defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Azerbaijan’s top player and the world No. 6, to reach Round 4 of the FIDE World Cup, the International Chess Federation reveals․[...]

SAINT LOUIS, Mo.  — The Saint Louis Chess Club announced this week that Armenian Grandmaster (GM) Levon Aronian will relocate to Saint Louis, MO and represent the USA in future competitions. “I am sincerely proud to have had the honor[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — The Grand Chess Tour returns with five tournaments in summer 2021, after it has become clear that there won’t be a Chess Olympiad in 2021. The Armenian National Olympic Committee reported that Grandmaster Levon[...]

WASHINGTON – The existential war against Artsakh is galvanizing Armenians of all ages to come together and provide help in all kinds of ways. High school junior Arshak Avetisyan has come up with a unique approach. He has put together a[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has revealed he is ready to join the army to fight Azerbaijan’s aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh. In an interview with chess24, Aronian said he already has already[...]

MOSCOW (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The 13th world chess champion and head of Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov — the Baku-born Russian-Armenian chess grandmaster   — said on October 13 that the starting point of the tragedy in[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian drew the match against former world champion Garry Kasparov to in the ninth and final round to finish third in the 2020 Champions Showdown: Chess9LX (Fischer Random) online[...]

GLENDALE, Calif. – Armenians have played chess since medieval times and the game is considered a national pastime. It is not a surprise that Armenians are active in the game in the Los Angeles area. One of the main institutions teaching[...]