Tata Steel India kicks off blitz games today

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The world’s best chess players are entering into the second part of Tata Steel India tournament, a stage in the Grand Chess Tour.

Rapid games concluded yesterday. Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian drew with Wesley So (USA) and Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) and beat Vidit Gujrathi (India).

Aronian has earned 9 points and he shares places 3-5 with other players at the moment. The leader is the tournament is World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) with 15 points.

Today the tournament kicks off blitz games, which are a strong point for Aronian. He recently won the Grand Chess Tour stage in Bucharest.


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