Grand Chess Tour: Armenia’s Aronian celebrates first victory

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Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has claimed his first victory in the Grand Chess Tour underway in Zagreb, Croatia.

In the sixth round of the tournament played on Monday, the Armenian chess star defeated Russia’s Sergey Karjakin in the 55th move.

After six rounds, Aronian has collected 3,5 points.

He will face Hikaru Nakamura of the United States in round 7 scheduled for Wednesday, July 3.

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