Human beings have inhabited the Armenian Plateau and Caucasus Region since over 100,000 years ago, Armenians are one of the most ancient peoples of the world.
Armenia was the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century).
Back to the Middle Ages, rug became a profitable commodity that brought a world-wide fame to the Armenian rug-making art and still is very popular in the world market.
Armenia is famed for its apricots which many consider taste better than anywhere else in the world.
Armenian Draughts Federation
President of federation Albert Poghosyan
40 Tumanyan St., apt. 2
Best rated players Vachagan Muradyan, Rafik Chatsikjan, Wladimir Mouradian
Best rated women’s players Nune Vardanian, Knar Azibekyan