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Armenian National Team Receives an Amazing "Welcome Home"

Sep 11, 2012, 11:29 AM 15

Upon returning to Armenia, fresh off a triumphant victory at the Olympiad, the Armenian National Team received an incredibly warm welcome after landing in the airport.  People lined the streets as the players were paraded around the city in a car with the President, culminating with a ceremony in a central square that featured a beautiful fireworks display.

Wanted to share this with all of you as an example of how much chess matters in certain countries compared to others.  Hope you enjoy!


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