Smbat Lputian

Director of “Chess” Scientific Research Institute 


Founder Director of Chess Academy of RA

Chairman of  Chess and  Sports Department of Armenian State Pedagogical University (ASPU)


Scope of Academic Interests

The role of chess in education, science, philosophy, art and sports



1978-1982                   Yerevan State Institute of Physical Culture, Chair of Chess, “Chess Instructor” Bachelor’s Degree



2018-present                 President of FIDE “Chess in Education” Committee

2018-present                 Director of “Chess” Scientific Research Institute

2012- present                Chairman of  Chess and Sports Department of ASPU

2004- present                First Vice President of Armenian Chess Federation

2002- present                Founder Director of Chess Academy of RA


Sports Achievements

2006                            World Chess Olimpic Champion

1999                            European Chess Club Cup Champion



2008                Medal of “Services to the Motherland”

2006                Medal of “Movses Khorenatsi”

1996                Medal of “Anania Shirakatsi”


Languages       Armenian, English, Russian

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