YEREVAN. – Chinese Ningbo city will host opening ceremony of World Team Chess Championship 2011 on Saturday. The first round will take place on Sunday. The strongest ten teams of the world participate in the championship: Chine, as an organizer country, Russia, Ukraine and Israel, continental champions Azerbaijan, India, U.S., Egypt and Armenia that received the invitation from FIDE president.
Armenia with 2678 points rates the sixth after Russia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, China, Hungary.
Levon Aronian, Sergey Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargssian, and Robert, Hovhannisyan will represent Armenia.