Artsakh leader, international GM discuss development of chess

February 14, 2013 - 20:31 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - On February 14, President of the Artsakh Republic
Bako Sahakyan met with the first vice-president of the Armenia Chess
Federation, international grandmaster Smbat Lputyan.

Issues related to the development of chess in Artsakh were in the
focus of the discussion, with special attention attached to chess
classes at schools, vital to the intellectual and analytical abilities
of the younger generation.

NKR minister of education and science Slava Asryan and chairman of the
state sports committee Razmik Hovsepyan partook in the meeting,
Central Information Department at the Artsakh President's Office
reported.