Grandmaster Levon Aronian is a sole leader at the World Chess Candidates Tournament after three rounds of play in the competition being held in London, UK.
Armenia’s top chess player has 2 ½ points, half a point clear of the next rival, after registering two wins and one draw.
Aronian has defeated Boris Gelfand (Israel) and Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine), tying the game with FIDE’s current number one Magnus Carlsen (Norway).
Monday is a day off in the tournament, tomorrow Aronian will play against Peter Svidler from Russia.
The London Candidates Tournament will determine the challenger who will face, later this year, the current title holder World Champion Viswanathan Anand, who has reigned as World Champion since 2007.