Three rounds of the tournament «Lake Sevan» have finished. Tigran Petrosian is leading
After three rounds of the international tournament «Lake Sevan» in Martuni (Armenia) General Motors Tigran L. Petrosian is a sole leader with two points.
Beautiful combinational game took place in the second round between Petrosian and Zhou Jianchao — the fate of the game was decided by White’с 39th move.
Elo-favorite Baadur Jobava was defeated in the third round by Arman Pashikyan. On the 25th move White developed a crushing tactical blow. Jobava is the only participant with a negative balance of victories and defeats he has one point only. The remaining eight participants (all except Petrosian and Jobava!) have 1.5 points.