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