Armenia’s Aronian stuns Carlsen at Goldmoney Asian Rapid

Armenia’s Levon Aronian stunned Word Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2-0 in blitz tie-breaker to face Vladislav Artemiev in the final of the Goldmoney Asian Rapid online chess tournament.

Following the loss of the first set on Thursday, Aronian scripted a memorable comeback by winning the second set 3-1.

Meanwhile, Artemiev won twice with white pieces against Ding Liren after the first game ended as a draw for a 2.5-1.5 to force the tiebreaker, which Artemiev won 1.5-0.5

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