The games of the 9th round will take place today in the World Chess Candidates Tournament in Berlin. Levon Aronyan will play with white pieces against Shakriyar Mamedyarov with whom the first game ended with a draw.
After eight rounds, our chess player shares the 7-8th places with 3 points, while the Azerbaijani GM is in the second place with 5 points. So, Levon Aronian needs only victory today in order to be able to continue to fight for the the final round.
Levon Aronyan vs. Shakriyar Mammadyarov game will start at 18:00. Chess fans can watch it live on our website.