Armenia Eagles Dispel Riga Magicians

Armenia Eagles Dispel Riga Magicians


The Armenia Eagles rolled past the Riga Magicians with a dominant 10.5-5.5 final score. On paper these teams are quite evenly matched with average ratings of 2497 and 2489 respectively. However, a huge discrepancy in results emerged on board one: The Eagles' GM Hrant Melkumyan scored 3.5/4 while the Magicians' GM Igor Kovalenko came away with a depressing half point.

Play through their game against each other in round four, and see if you can spot white's surprising move after 52...Qe2.

2018 PRO Chess League | Week 2 | Armenia Eagles vs Riga Magicians

Magicians Eagles Hrant Melkumyan Zaven Andriasyan Manuel Petrosyan Artak Manukyan 10.5
Igor Kovalenko 0.5
Toms Kantans 1.5
Nikita Meskovs 2.5
Ritvars Reimanis 1
5.5 3.5 2.5 2.5 2

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