Topic: chess

YEREVAN — Not everyone in life finds their calling, but for 15-year-old Emin Ohanyan, chess has always been an essential part of his existence. His chess journey started at the age 4, when he picked up chess watching his brother play and[...]

WASHINGTON — Before the Chess Olympiad started in Chennai, India, on July 28, the Armenian grandmaster (GM) Tigran Petrossian, who happened to share the same name as the 9th world chess champion, wasn’t expecting the Armenian squad to[...]

CHENNAI, India — On Sunday, August 7, the two, so far, undefeated teams of the Olympiad taking place in India — Armenia, and Uzbekistan, played against one another. The latter is performing surprisingly well, which was confirmed again[...]

CHENNAI, India — The Armenian chess squad defeated India 2.5:1.5 in the eighth round of the World Olympiad that continues to take place in India. With ties on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th boards, the outcome of the game was determined on the[...]

WASHINGTON — In the past years of the 21st century, Armenia’s national chess squad won the most prestigious international chess tournament, the Olympic games, three times (2006, 2008, and 2012). Will the ongoing Olympiad in[...]

WATERTOWN — The City of Smile pediatric cancer hospital mimics St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, where all children are treated free of charge. Every year  approximately a 100 children in Armenia are diagnosed with cancer.[...]

PARIS (Panorama.am) — The International Chess Federation (FIDE) rating list for March 2022 is out. Armenian GM Levon Aronian, who now represents the U.S., gained 13 points from the Berlin FIDE Grand Prix chess tournament, which enabled[...]

YEREVAN — Much of the world today seems to have discovered (or rediscovered) a passion for chess, arguably due to freed up time during the COVID-19 and the hit Netflix Show “Queen’s Gambit.” For Armenians on the other hand, chess[...]

KOLKATA, India – “My dear friends and supporters, I am thrilled that I performed well in India’s Calcutta and won the blitz tournament,” wrote chess grandmaster (GM) Levon Aronian on his Facebook page. Armenia’s top chess[...]