Levon Aronyan ended the rapid chess tournament on the first position.
On the last day of the rapid chess tournament he won USA’s Fabiano Caruana, lost to Hungary’s Richard Rapport and tied a game with Chinese Yu Yangyi.
At this moment Aronyan is placing first with 13 points being ahead of second place holder France’s Maxime Vachier-Lagrave with additional indicators.
Today the blitz chess tournament is kicking off. The games of the first nine rounds will be played.
On this occasion, the General Secretary of the NOC, Hrachya Rostomyan during a press conference presented the upcoming events.
Poghosyan and Babayan registered 620.0 points in the first stage.
Ferdinand Karapetyan had started the competition from the 1/16 finals.
The 21st international tournament after the famous wrestler was held on June 25-26
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