Levon Aronyan has dropped out of the FIDE World Cup being held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
In the quarterfinal the Armenian GM lost to French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a tie-break. There had been no winner in the first two classic games.
Earlier three other representatives of Armenia had dropped out of the competition. Robert Hovhannisyan and Armenia’s current champion Arman Pashikyan had failed to overcome the first round and Sergei Movsesyan had lost to Chinese Ding Liren in the second round.
Levon Aronyan is the current winner of the FIDE World Cup.
The tournament will be held in Moscow from September 25th to October 6th
Armenia Samvel Barseghyan lost to Germany's Robert Harutyunyan
The International Association of Athletics Federations will be renamed.
The first medals in the combied exercise.
Armenia’s last representatives will enter the struggle tomorrow.