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On June 26, the AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) together with Chess Academy of Armenia held the Online Closing Ceremony of the first Pan-Armenian Chess Tournament (PACT). Held on June 8-26, 2020 through the AVC interactive online learning platform the virtual tournament attracted over 520 participants from 36 counties all over the World. The online …

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“It seems that there won’t be a competition this year. The European Championships have been postponed until December, but regardless, we will not be participating because they will be taking place in Baku. By the way, Baku also will be hosting the women’s championships instead of France,” Hakob Serobyan said. He continued, “Therefore, it seems …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. YEREVAN/PARIS — French-Armenian Benjamin Gabriel Jean Varonian, 40, is a former Olympic gymnast and circus acrobat. He won two gold medals in the parallel bars and team all-around at the 1998 European Junior Gymnastics Championships and competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and won an Olympic silver medal in the …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator By Dennis Waszak Jr. NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Balukjian tore open a pack of 1986 Topps baseball cards, chewed the stale, brittle bubblegum and then planned a road trip most sports fans could only dream about. The college biology professor set out to meet every player whose image appeared on those …

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ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. Homenetmen Western US Region’s Executive Board has been following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak since mid-March. Based on the recommendations of national, state, and local health organizations and officials, Homenetmen Western US Region has ceased its programs and activities which include scouting programs, athletics programs inclusive of practices and tournaments, and cultural programs, Asbarez.com reports. …

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YEREVAN – On Wednesday, April 8th, the AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) in cooperation with the Armenian Chess Federation hosted two interactive online meet-up sessions in AVC Learning Zone platform dedicated to the game of chess as a part of the Armenian heritage. During these meet-up sessions the Armenian Grandmaster, Armenia Chess 2017 Champion with …