Aronian deems Carlsen his main rival at London Chess Classic

Aronian deems Carlsen his main rival at London Chess Classic

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronianwill participate in London Chess Classic on December 10.

The player will face off against Hikaru Nakamura (U.S.) in the first round.

“It’s not the first time I will face Nakamura. I scored a win during our recent game and will apply the same strategy to emerge victorious this time, too,” Aronian told a PanARMENIAN.Net reporter, noting Magnus Carlsen as his main rival.

“London Chess Classic has always been remarkable for strong participants. I’ve had a month of trainings in Armenia. I will struggle for victory,” he said.

 Top stories
At the Norway-hosted competition, the team gained 8 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze medals overall, outpacing Turkey and Ukraine.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder, Armenian national team captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s transfer fee continues hitting new records.
Andranik Karapetyan lifted a total of 367 kg above his head, while Tigran Martirosyan lagged behind with 352 kg overall.
World Cup winner Harutyun Mardinyan, who will also participate in the Rio Olympics, said he is pleased with his performance.
Partner news