Chess: Armenia’s Levon Aronian wins the Sinquefield Cup

Armenian GM Levon Aronian defeated Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria to seal a victory in the Sinquefield Cup held in St Louis, USA.

Aronian secured a solid lead by gaining 6.5 point out of 9 possible.

The super tournament brought together eight of the world’s current Top 10 – the reigning World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), World #2 Viswanathan Anand (India), #3 Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), #4 Hikaru Nakamura (USA), last-year’s winner and World #5 Fabiano Caruana (USA), #6 Anish Giri (the Netherlands), #8 Wesley So (USA), #9 Alexander Grischuk (Russia), #10 Levon Aronian (Armenia) and #26 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France).

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