Chess: Levon Aronian suffers defeat at Geneva FIDE Grand Prix

Panorama, Armenia

At Round 6 of the third tournament of 2017 FIDE World Chess Grand Prix taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, Armenian GM Levon Aronian suffered an unexpected defeat against Pentala Harikrishna from India.

As the Armenian National Olympic Committee told Panorama.am, currently the Armenian GM shares 8-13 positions with 3 points among the 18 participants. Three rounds left for the end of the tournament.

In Round 7 scheduled on July 13, Levon Aronian is set to face Anish Giri (The Netherlands), playing with black pieces.

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