Armenia’s chess leader celebrated his first victory at the London Chess Classic. Aronyan’s opponent in round 7 was Veselin Topalov. Three-time chess Olympiad winner was playing white and on the 27th move made the rival to surrender. In the next round Aronyan will compete with Aleksander Grishchuk. Now the Armenian GM has 4 points.
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Photo from the tournament website
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