In the ninth round of the highest league tournament of 72nd Armenian Men’s Chess Championship Tigran L. Petrosian and Robert Hovhannisyan drew with Hrair Simonian and Arman Pashikian. Petrosian and Hovhannisyan continue to dominate the tournament, with 5.5 points each. Zaven Andriasian drew with Samvel Ter-Sahakyan.
Maria Kursova drew with Shushanna Sargsyan in the ninth round of Armenian Women’s 67th Championship. Kursova is currently half a point ahead of Anna Hairapetian.