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Levon Aronian beats Hou Yivan to World Chess Cup 'round of sixteen'

Levon Aronian beats Hou Yivan to World Chess Cup 'round of sixteen'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Levon Aronian of Armenia defeated China's Hou Yifan at the Round 2 tiebreaker of the World Chess Cup in Tbilisi to reach the "round of sixteen."

Meanwhile, Samuel Sevian who represents the United States lost to Li Chao of China and was forced to leave the tournament.

Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) have also made it to the pre-quarterfinals.

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