1. 1. How to get a Republic of Armenia’s visa?

    — For foreigners, the entrance to the Republic of Armenia continues to be open both by air and by land.

    Below is the link to the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia: https://www.mfa.am/en/visa/, where you can get detailed information on the whole procedure of obtaining a visa.

  2. 2. In connection with the epidemic, is it necessary to arrive in Republic of Armenia with a vaccination certificate, or is it possible to arrive with a certificate confirming the negative result of the PCR test?

    For more detailed information, click on the following link: https://www.mfa.am/en/COVID-19/2021/05/17/covid-19/10955, where you can get the answers to your questions.

  3. 3. How to get a visa invitation?

    — To receive an official invitation, please send a copy of your passport to the following e-mail address: .

  4. 4. How far are the hotels suggested by the organizer from the venue of the tournament? And how to get there?

    — The organizers will ensure the transfer of the participants from the hotels to the venue of the tournament before the game by buses. Every 30 minutes after the games, the buses will be taking the participants back.

  5. 5. How to arrange a transfer from the airport to Tsaghkadzor.

    — The organizers provide transfer for chess players with 2600 and higher rating. For chess players with a rating below 2600, the organizers offer an individual transfer, for which you can apply by the following e-mail address: tournaments@chessacademy.am.

  6. 6. What is the weather like in Tsaghkadzor?

    — Autumn is wonderful in Tsaghkadzor. October is considered one of the best months for Tsaghkadzor, full of numerous colors. You will definitely enjoy the wonderful nature, clean air and sights of Tsaghkadzor along with the tournament.