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Levon Aronian 2nd in FIDE rankings with 2816 points

Levon Aronian 2nd in FIDE rankings with 2816 points

PanARMENIAN.Net - On August 1, FIDE published the list of strongest chess players of the world according to which Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian maintains second place with 2816 points.

Magnus Carlsen (Norway) tops the list; followed by Russia’s Vladimir Kramnik with 2797 points.

Another Armenian chess player Sergei Movsesian dropped to 46th place with 2698 points on FIDE official rating list, Gabriel Sargissian is 51st with 2693 points. Armenia’s chess champion of 2012 Tigran L. Petrosian comes 90th with 2661 points.

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"At Dortmund, I was very stressed after a few games when we were playing really bad," Mkhitaryan, who has scored five times this season, said.
Ghaem Maghami Ehsan from Iran took the second spot with 7,5 points, followed by Spain's Oleg Korneev (7 points) in the third position.
Aronian lost his final match against Dmitri Andreikin of Russia in his first defeat throughout the entire tournament.
The 31-year-old star once again grabbed blagging rights over rival Lionel Messi, having picked up the prestigious Ballon d'Or award last month.
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