Leader of the Armenia chess team Levon Aronyan shared the point with Azerbaijani Arkadij Naiditsch with white pieces at the Grenke Сhess Сlassic kicked off in Germany. The game ended on the 41st move.
World current champion Norwegian Magnus Garlsen defeated with black pieces 14-year-old Vincent Keymer (Germany) while in Peter Svidler (Russia) vs Fabiano Caruana (USA), Maxime Vachiev-Lagrave (France) vs Viswanathan Anand (India), Georg Meier (Germany) vs Francisco Vallejo (Spain) games there was no winner.
In round 2 of April 2 Levon Aronyan’s opponent will be Georg Meier.
Let us recall Levon Aronyan had become the winner of Grenke Сhess Сlassic in 2017.
Germany’s representatives took the first place
On the eve Arsen Abgaryan at 49kg and Zhorzhik Marutyan comquered bronze medals...
Alexandra Kosteniuk took the first place
If something special doesn’t happen I think it will be lighter in Rio
The prize fund of the Caandidates Tournament is 420.000 Euros
The Armenian delegation will be led by Aram Grigoryan.