ARONYAN TO COMPETE WITH TOPALOV TODAY
The second round of super tournament of the strongest chess players
kicked off in Morelia-Linares today. The tournament is held in Spanish
Linares. Champion of Corus Chess 2008, Armenian chess master Levon
Aronyan will compete with Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in this round. In
the first part of the tournament Aronyan was defeated by the Bulgarian
chess master who appeared in the third position with his 4 points
after the first part of the tournament.
The tournament is headed by world cup winner, Indian chess master
Vishvanatan Anand. He will compete with Alexei Shirov representing
Morelia-Linares super tournament started on February 15 and will
continue until March 7. This tournament has been held for the third
time. The acting champion of the tournament is Vadim Milov representing
In 2006 Lazar Bruzo from Cuba won the tournament.