Yet another Chess victory for Armenia. Levon Aronian, the chess player currently ranked no. 2 in the world, won the first place at the prestigious Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands). Aronian secured the first place with 9 points, a full point ahead of Carlsen, Taimur Radjabov (Azerbaijan), and Fabiano Caruana (Italy). His victory this year, a full-point ahead of the rest of the field, is testament to his brilliant performance at the tournament.
Twenty-nine-year-old Aronian has registered a number of top tournament victories in recent years and has cemented his position as one of the top chessplayers in the world today. He has also led Armenia’s national team to victories in the Chess Olympiad (2006 and 2008) and in the World Team Championships (2011).
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