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Aronian comments on performance in Grishchuk game

YEREVAN, MARCH 16, ARMENPRESS. Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian has commented about his game against Alexander Grishchuk.

“Missing such moments is unacceptable at such important tournaments”, Aronian said.

All games at round 5 of the World Chess Candidates Tournament ended in ties.

Fabiano Caruana is leading the tournament with 3,5 points.

The Armenian chess GM earlier defeated Sergey Karjakin in the 4th round, marking his first victory at the World Chess Candidates Tournament 2018.

Armenia’s Levon Aronian is set to face Wesley So from the US at the 6th round of the World Chess Candidates Tournament.

The Candidates Tournament 2018 is an eight-player double round chess tournament  held in Berlin, Germany, from 10–28 March 2018. The winner earns the right to challenge defending world champion Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship 2018 in London in November.

English –translator/editor: Stepan Kocharyan

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