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.