1. 1. How to get a RA 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. In connection with the epidemic, is it necessary to arrive in RA with a vaccination certificate, or is it possible to arrive with a certificate confirming the negative result of the PCR test?

    — When entering the territory of the Republic of Armenia, it is necessary to have:

    • certificate confirming a negative PCR test (less than of 72 hours) for coronavirus disease (COVID-19)*, or
    • certificate of complete vaccination against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the dosage prescribed in accordance with the instructions for use of the vaccine.

    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. How to get a visa invitation?

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

  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. How to arrange a transfer from the airport to Tsakhkadzor.

    — 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: [email protected].

  6. What is the weather like in Tsakhkadzor?

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