02:18  +04,  August 15, 2019

Armenia’s Aronian wins St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament

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.

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.

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