Aronian beats Leko in Tata Steel 2013 round 6

Aronian beats Leko in Tata Steel 2013 round 6

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian beat Hungary’s Peter Leko to score his second win at Tata Steel 2013 tournament, ongoing in Dutch town of Wijk aan Zee.

Meanwhile, Norway’s Magnus Carlsen scored 4.5 points to lead the tournament, with Russia’s Sergey Karjakin and India’s Viswanathan Anand gaining 4 points each. Levon Aronian, Pentala Harikrishna and Hikaru Nakamura currently share 4-6 places with 3,5 points.

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