World Cup: Levon Aronyan draws game with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

17:24 - 23 Sep, 2019

Levon Aronyan drew the first game of the quarterfinal playing with white pieces against French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the FIDE World Cup being held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
The second games of the quarterfinal will be played on September 24.
In case of having no winner the struggle will be continued in a tie-break.
Let us recall three other representatives of Armenia have dropped out of the competition. Robert Hovhannisyan and Armenia’s current champion Arman Pashikyan failed to overcome the first round and Sergei Movsesyan lost to Chinese Ding Liren in the second round.
Levon Aronyan is the current winner of the FIDE World Cup.

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