Artur ALEKSANYAN (ARM) won a third world title on Monday in Paris to go with his Rio 2016 gold medal with a 3-1 win over last November’s Golden Grand Prix Final winner Musa EVLOEV (RUS) – in a bout in which both wrestlers were cautiously aggressive.
Yerevan’s newly built Leningradian – Isahakian road was the scene of a summer sport event today, hosting motocross, biking races and sport car shows. Continue reading
Chess grandmasters by country per million people, 2016
Armenia has one of the world’s highest chess grandmaster density per million people according to this map posted on Reddit. Continue reading
A wooden bicycle was presented in Yerevan’s Freedom square on Sunday. The bike was developed as part of the “Ticcson” project funded by the Awesome foundation, and looked, well… funny, I guess. And yet, it has a pretty ambitious goal: to “contribute to the development of that culture of changing cars into bicycles” in Yerevan. Continue reading
The grandmasters led by Levon Aronian, the world’s second highest ranked chess player, received a hero’s welcome on their return to Armenia late on Monday. Continue reading