Armenia’s Aronian defeats world champ Magnus Carlsen at GCT St. Louis

Armenpress 10:13, 12 August, 2019

YEREVAN, AUGUST 12, ARMENPRESS. Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian is leading at the 2019 Grand Chess Tour St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament.

After two draws with China’s Ding Liren and American Leinier Domínguez Pérez , Aronian defeated defending world champion Magnus Carslen.

The grandmasters will then move to the tournament’s Blitz rounds.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan


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