Armenia's Levon Aronian improves standing on FIDE chess rating

Armenia's Levon Aronian improves standing on FIDE chess rating

PanARMENIAN.Net - Levon Aronian of Armenia has improved his standing on FIDE's chess rating, climbing to the fourth spot from the fifth in August.

FIDE unveiled the new ratings on Friday, September 1, with Magnus Carlsen of Norway still leading the list of strongest chess players of the world.

Among the top 100 are also included two more Armenians - Sergei Movsesian on the 72nd spot and Vladimir Akopian on the 79th.

Aronian won the Stavanger-hosted Norway Chess tournament in June, 2017, also snatching victory at the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament two months later.

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