11:43  +04,  November 22, 2019

Levon Aronian takes part in Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz

Levon Aronian will take part in the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz in Kolkata from November 22 to 26.

Ten participants will compete during the tournament, which is a part of Grand Chess Tour. World champion Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Anish Giri, Ding Liren, Hikaru Nakamura,  Ian Nepomniachtchi, Wesley So, Pentala Harikrishna and Vidit Gujrathi are participating.

Aronian will face Hikaru Nakamura in the first game on November 22.  

Aronian is the fourth in the standings and is sharing this spot with Russia's Sergey Karjakin. The players will compete for the $150,000 Grand Chess Tour first prize in the finals in London next month.

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