The front runner of the Armenian men’s chess team, Levon Aronian, will participate in a chess tournament in Paris.
The 2016 Grand Chess Tour is kicking off in Paris. The tournament participants are Levon Aronian, Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Veselin Topalov and Laurent Fressinet.
The tournament consists of blitz and rapid events. The rapid event will be held on June 9 and 10 and the blitz event – on June 11 and 12.
ANOC press service
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