Armenia’s Grandmaster (GM) Levon Aronian has won the 2019 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).
In doing so, Aronian, who plays first board for the three-time World Chess Olympiad champions and former World Team Chess champions Armenia, garnered 22 points out of a possible 36 points.
Congratulations to @LevAronian on winning the 2019 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz. He collects $37,500 and 13 GCT points for his efforts. This is his second time winning the tournament. pic.twitter.com/gmFim7O1TJ— Grand Chess Tour (@GrandChessTour) 14 августа 2019 г.
This is his second time winning the competition.
From August 17 to 29, Levon Aronian will compete in the 2019 Sinquefield Cup tournament, also in St. Louis, USA, and which he won last year.