Armenian chess player Hayk Martirosyan has scored 4.5 points out of 6 after six rounds played at Aeroflot Open A tournament. The Armenian shares the second position with a group of players one point behind the leader.
Krishnan Sasikiran of India tops the table with 5.5 points. Among other Armenian players Tigran Petrosyan has scored 4 points, Manuel Petrosyan and Shant Sargsyan – 3.5 point each, while Aram Hakobyan – 4 points.
The Aeroflot Open in Moscow is one of the strongest open tournaments of the world. In the A-Group 101 players take part, and almost all of them are International Masters or Grandmasters. 76 participants have a rating of 2500+.