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Kirill Alekseenko wins Andranik Margaryan Memorial

The 18-years old Russian talent IM Kirill Alekseenko took a clear first place at the Andranik Margaryan Memorial that was held from 8-16th January in Armenia.

Alekseenko collected 6,5/9 points, leaving the second placed GM Hovik Hayrapetyan half a point behind.

The 10-player round robin event with the average elo 2446 was organized by the Chess Academy of Armenia.

Replay games with analysis

Final standings:
1. IM Alekseenko Kirill RUS 2499 – 6.5
2. GM Hayrapetyan Hovik ARM 2451 – 6
3-4. IM Chigaev Maksim RUS 2494 and IM Petrosyan Manuel ARM 2413 – 5.5
5. IM Harutyunian Tigran K. ARM 2439 – 5
6. GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy UKR 2556 – 4
7. FM Martirosyan Hayk M. ARM 2389 – 3.5
8-10. GM Babujian Levon ARM 2479, IM Baghdasaryan Vahe ARM 2372 and FM Matviishen Viktor UKR 2364 – 3

Kirill Alekseenko

Kirill Alekseenko

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