01:39  +04,  September 12, 2020

Chess 9LX: Armenia’s Aronian plays three draws

The leader of Armenian chess, Levon Aronian, competed with the American Wesley So in the third round of the Chess 9LX—which is another term for Chess 960 or Fischer Random—online tournament, and agreed to a draw in the 14th move.

Aronian has garnered 1.5 points so far and is currently in the sixth place. In the first two rounds, he played draws also with Americans Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura.

Three more rounds will be held in Saturday’s competitions.

Nine rounds will be held in the tournament.

The prize fund of Chess 9LX is 150 thousand US dollars.

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