Chess: Levon Aronyan In The 9th Position

LEVON ARONYAN IN THE 9TH POSITION

Aysor
March 22 2010
Armenia

The 7th and 8th rounds of the "Amber" chess tournament in France
took place. The Armenian representative Levon Aronyan at first played
with the former world champion Vladimir Kramnik. In the "Blind" game
Kramnik took a privilege over the Armenian chess player. In the fast
chess Levon Aronyan was stronger. In this contest they received the
following score, 1:1.

In the two games of the 8th round the Armenian Grand Master signed
a peaceful treaty with Boris Gelfand.

Thus in the last two rounds Levon Aronyan gained only 2 points. Now
he is on the 9th position with 7 points. The leader is Ukrainian
Ivanchuk with 11 points.

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