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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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This season, Mourinho has played Mkhitaryan in his preferred position; an attacking midfielder in all five league games so far.
The other two players representing Armenia - Hrant Melkumyan and Robert Hovhannisyan - reached a draw each.
"I think people underestimate him because he doesn't have the name like the other ones in the world," Ibrahimovic said of Mkhitaryan.
The 29-year-old Greco-Roman wrestler showed a stunning performance to win Armenia's second gold of the tournament.
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