Founder and president of the Chess Academy of Armenia is GM Smbat Lputian. 

Board of Directors of the Chess Academy has carried out its activity since 2002. Smbat Lputian was elected to be the first president of the Board. From 2004 Galust Galstian is the head. At present the board of directors includes: Galust Galstian, Smbat Lputian, Ruben Mkrtchian and Aram Hajian.




Smbat Lputian

Founder and President





Galust Galstyan

Head of Board

Central Bank of Armenia





Ruben Mkrtchyan

Board Member

Leading Researcher, Yerevan Physics Institue





Aram Hajian

Board Member

Dean, Assistant Professor, College of Science and Engineering, 

American University of Armenia







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