Game 1 of 1/32 final (Round 2) of the FIDE World Chess Cup 2017 underway in Tbilisi Georgia waw held on Wednesday.
FIDE World Chess Cup 2017: Aronian draws with Hou Yifan
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 7, ARTSAKHPRESS: Armenian GM Levon Aronian played a draw with Hou Yifan of China in Game 1 of the second round, the National Olympic Committee reports.
Game 2 of the round will be played on Thursday.
To note, the FIDE World Cup is a 128-player knockout with a $1,280,000 prize fund that qualifies two players for the Candidates tournament next year which decides who will be Magnus Carlsen’s next challenger.