Stepan Avagyan Memorial.Jermuk-2022 International Chess TournamentKicked off2022-06-19
The opening ceremony of Stepan Avagyan Memorial has been launched at Jermuk Ashxarh hotel.The first vice-president of Armenian Chess Federation, founder-president of Chess Academy of Armenia Smbat Lputyan, the director of Jermuk Ashxarh hotel and representatives of Jermuk Municipality were present at the ceremony.
Smbat Lputyan mentioned that this is the third year of this big international chess tournament that is being held in Jermuk. The tournament is held in a 10-player GM norm round-robin format, in 9 rounds and is a FIDE category 16 event. And year by year Jermuk is becoming a chess city.
The tournament features advanced chess players from Armenia, the United States, the Czech Republic, Germany, India, and Iran.
The tournament is held in a 10-player GM norm round-robin format, in 9 rounds and is a FIDE category 16 event.