Fans can watch the action on an online broadcast stream, with commentary by a team of grand masters, including Tatev
Abrahamyan, Robert Hess and Jesse Kraai.
After a night on the Goris River at Mirhav, a beautifully appointed inn with antique Armenian artifacts and rugs, we drove to 3,352 metres through a fantasia of chirping nightingales, swooping eagles and clouds lifting off the green valley to the world's longest nonstop, reversible tramway to reach Tatev
, a ninth-century monastery.
Participants will then make their way to Armenia, where they will sleep on the shores of Sevan Lake, discover the ancient Tatev
monastery and, finally, explore Yerevan.
, our dog, had the energy to explore the periphery of the camp.
Bishop Hakobyan, members of the Czech Parliament, foreign diplomats, representatives of the Armenian community and the
International Master Anna Zatonskih beat WIM Catherine Perena, IM Irina Krush crushed Woman Fide Master Rulp Ylem Jose and WGM Tatev
Abrahamyan accounted for the US victories while Janelle Mae Frayna averted a shutout with a draw against IM Rusudan Goletiani.
The country's president and other officials attended a ceremony opening the tramway, which links the village of Halidzor to the village of Tatev
, where the 9th century Tatev
monastic complex is located, a UNESCO World Heritage candidate and one of Armenia's oldest and most prominent monasteries.
L'Armenie a inaugure le telepherique le plus long du monde, qui enjambe sur une longueur de 5,7 kilometres les spectaculaires gorges du Vorotan jusqu'au monastere medieval de Tatev
, dans le sud de cette ancienne republique sovietique.
Le fait d'y aller ca concretise (Tatev
, 25 ans, Montreal, novembre 2004).
• Reached UNESCO-protected 9th-century Tatev
monastery in the Vorotan Gorge