Daily Archives: Tuesday, 11 September, 2012

Armenia’s Olympiad winning chess team honored at home

Armenia’s Olympiad winning chess team honored at home

Armenian chess players have returned home to heroes’ welcome after winning the 40th World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, on Sunday. President Serzh Sargsyan personally went to the airport on Monday to meet the chess players who won Armenia’s third Olympic gold, matching the result so far achieved by only two nations in the world […]

Of Chess Champions and Axe Murderers

Of Chess Champions and Axe Murderers

The streets of Yerevan thundered with cheers and jubilation Monday night as throngs of residents flocked to the streets to welcome Armenia’s National Chess team which had retuned from Istanbul where it had beat the Hungarian team to win gold and clench the title of world champion. Fireworks lit up the Yerevan sky and social […]

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