First round has been played and we have the results from Armenia. There are 3 Aussies playing in this event. In the Girls section, WFM Shannon Oliver drew her game against WFM Miranda Mikadze of Georgia. Shannon is slated to play another WFM in the next round - Alexandra Savurko.
In the Juniors section, we are represented by Sydneysiders Nick Chernih and Tomek Rej. Chernih had an excellent start by drawing against French FM Samy Shoker while Rej sadly lost to Russian FM Roman Nechepurenko.
The lone Pinoy in this event, John-Paul Gomez, last night lost to Chinese powerhouse GM Yue Wang.