Levon Aronian beats Sergey Karjakin

Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian beat Sergey Karjakin of Russia in Round 7 of contenders’ chess tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

After the victory, Aronian gained 4.5 points to equal the leader of the tournament, Indian GM Viswanathan Anand. The latter tied his meeting with Russian GM Peter Svidler.

On Saturday, March 22, Aronian will face Anand.