On July 10-20 “Lake Sevan” 15th international chess tournament will be conducted in Martuni, Armenia. Olympic Champion Smbat Lputyan, the first deputy of the president of chess federation said that the tournament is devoted to the memory of Armenian GM Karen Asryan.
“We have been always succeeded in being leaders in chess tournament but in the tournaments held in the end of previous year and in the beginning of this year our chess players do not manage to express their abilities,” he said. In this regard they hope that the tournament organized in Martuni has more chances to show the potential of our chess players.
Chess players of 18-23 years old from Germany, Egypt, China, Belarus and Georgia are to take part in the tournament. Armenia will be presented by 10 players.