Armenia’s Gabriel Sargissian Wins European Rapid Chess Championship 2019

Gabriel Sargissian

(Armradio)- Armenian GM Gabriel Sargissian has been crowned the winner of the European Rapid Chess Championship 2019 held in Tallinn, Estonia.‬

‪Three players tied for gold with 10.5 points each, but Gabriel Sarkissian ranked first, according to tiebreak criteria.

Rauf Mamedov of Azerbaijan and Alexander Riazantsev finished second and third respectively.

Armenian Zaven Andriasyan was ranked 13th.

The Blitz Chess tournament is expected to kick off on December 7.