Yerevan to host first European Universities Chess Championship

Yerevan will host the first European Universities Chess Championship October 6-11.

During today’s working consultations Armenian Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan instructed members of the organizing committee to prepare the event on due level in cooperation with the Chess Federation and relevant state agencies.

“We have to do our best to ensure that every young player feels he’s visiting a chess superpower,” Minister Ashotyan said.

Thirty teams from 15 European countries have applied for participation in the championship. Armenia will be represented by three female and three male teams.

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