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Armenian's Aronian reaches World Chess Cup 1/8 elimination round

Armenian's Aronian reaches World Chess Cup 1/8 elimination round

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian's Levon Aronian defeated Maxim Matlakov at a tie-break of the World Chess Cup, currently underway in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The Armenian grandmaster left no chances for his opponent to counterattack and reached the the 1/8 elimination round.

Meanwhile, world champion Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura and Vladimir Kramnik have already been left out of the tournament.

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This season, Mourinho has played Mkhitaryan in his preferred position; an attacking midfielder in all five league games so far.
Meanwhile, Samuel Sevian who represents the United States lost to Li Chao of China and was forced to leave the tournament.
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.
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