Mamikon Gharibyan of Armenia Named Europe’s Under-10 Chess Champion

Mamikon Gharibyan

BATUMI, Georgia—10-year-old Armenian chess player Mamikon Gharibyan became the 2014 European Under-10 Champion in the continental championship held in Batumi, Georgia, the Chess Federation of Armenia reports.

Gharibyan won on tie-break against two other players: Uzumcu Ahmet of Turkey, who placed in second, and Nikoloz Kachavara of Georgia, placing in third.

In the Girls’ Under 10 competition, 10-year-old Mariam Mkrtchyan of Armenia won silver, losing out to Malak Ismayil of Azerbaijan, but beating Estonian Anastassia Sinitsina on tie break.

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