Leading player of the Armenia chess team Levon Aronyan will take part in Altibox Norway Chess tournament from June 4 to 15.
The opponents of the Armenian GM in Norway’s Stavanger will be world current champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Ding Liren (China),Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France),Viswanathan Anand (India),Alexander Grischuk (Russia),Wesley So (USA), Yu Yangyi (China) and Shakriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan).
Last year the winner of Norway Chess was named Fabiano Caruana.
Amoyan competed with Russia’s representative
Only top three boxers of the tournament held in Venezuela qualified for the Olympics.
Malkhas Amoyan at 72 kg will spend a repechage round tomorrow.
Tevanyan’s refusal of the repechage round was the coaches’ decision.
Four more athletes will fight for qualifications