Aronian Beats Azerbaijani Chess Champion

Armenia’s Levon Aronian at the Norway tournament

Head of Armenia’s National Chess Team and multiple world champion Levon Aronian beat Azerbaijani grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov during Thursday’s match at the 2019 Norway Chess Tournament.

During the third round of the Norway Chess Tournament, Aronian won in the 31st step.

This win puts Aronian is in third place with 3 points. The leader of the tournament is world champion Magnus Carlsen. Aronian’s next rival will be Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.