Welcome to the homepage of the Chess Academy of Armenia. Founded in 2002 through the initiative of GM Smbat Lputian, under the auspices of the Armenian Chess Federation, and supported by the Armenian Government, the Chess Academy of Armenia is the leading center of chess training and organization in Armenia today. The Academy’s mission is multi-faceted: preparing tomorrow’s elite players and trainers to maintain Armenia ’s position as an epicenter in the chess world, organizing top-class chess tournaments attracting top chess players worldwide, and popularizing chess throughout the nation, primarily through its ever-growing network of affiliated chapters.

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Date: 2014-08-29

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Date: 2014-07-17

 The Chess Academy of Armenia in conjunction with the Armenian Chess Federation is organizing an International XVI category Chess Tournament "Lake Sevan - 2014" which will last from July 26 to August 4, 2014. Ten participants both from Armenia and other countries are going to take part in this Round Robin Tournament. Those are Alexander Areshchenko and Yuriy Kuzubov (Ukraine), Vladimir Fedoseev and Sanan Sjugirov (Russia), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (India), Hrant Melkumyan, Zaven Andriasian, Robert Hovhannisyan, Samvel Ter-Sahakyan and Hovhannes Gabuzyan (Armenia).

You can follow online games of the tournament every day at 15:00 local time by visiting the official webpage: sevan.chessacademy.am.



Date: 2014-07-08

Stepan Avagyan Memorial, held in resort town Jermuk, came to its end. More than 300 young chess players from Armenia, NKR, Georgia, Russia and Turkmenia were taking part in this tournament in four age groups: U-10, U-12, U-14, U-18. The prizes were distributed in the following way:

Under 10 age group:
1.Kacharava Nikoloz - Georgia
2.Ghazaryan Raffi - Armenia
3.Hakobyan Eduard - Armenia

Under 12 age group:
1.Gevorgyan Albert - Armenia
2.Pesotskiy Mikhail - Russia
3.MAnukyan Aleks - NKR

Under 14 age group:
1.Kyureghyan David - Armenia
2.Davtyan Artur - Armenia
3.Kachatryan David - Armenia

Under 18 age group:
1.Tutisani Noe - Georgia
2.Ghvamberia Nika - Georgia
3.Sibashvili Girogi - Georgia

Five chess players - Ghazaryan Raffi (U-10), Gevorgyan Albert(U-12), Kyureghyan David(U-14), Yayloyan Konstantin(U-16) and Danielyan Vahe(U-18) got the right to participate in the European Youth Chess Championship from October 18 to 29, 2014 in Georgia, Batumi.