Armenian chess player, became world champion on blitz
Armenian chess player Levon Aronian became the champion of the world blitz – lightning-fast game. November 18 in Moscow, Aronian won the tournament with 20 GMs. Armenian chess player has won the tour before the end of the competition, gaining 24.5 points.
The second eventually became grandmaster Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan, the third –was the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen winer of the World Blitz Championship in 2009.
Sergey Karjakin, finished in sixth place. Vladimir Kramnik became the seventh.
- Carlsen, Aronian Lead World Blitz Championship (gambit.blogs.nytimes.com)
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