Levon Aronian reaches FIDE World Cup quarterfinals


Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian scored another upset at the FIDE World Cup as he knocked out Vietnam's Le Quang Liem in a tiebreak on Sunday, September 22 to reach the quarterfinals.

In the quarterfinals Aronian will face Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France.

The other Armenian chess players -- Robert Hovhannisyan, Arman Pashikyan and Sergei Movsesian -- were unfortunately unable to advance.

The quarterfinals are starting on Monday.

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