Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian won the FIDE World Cup.
Levon Aronian wins FIDE World Cup
STEPANAKERT, SEPTEMBER 27, ARTSAKHPRESS: Aronian was competing against Ding Liren in the World Cup final, held in Tbilisi.
With 4 points, Aronian became World Champion again after 12 years. The tie-break rounds were the decisive part in the final as both chess players had 2 points after 4 classic rounds. Aronian won both rounds of the tie-break.
Aronian is the first chess player in the world to win the World Cup for the second time.
Aronian has qualified for the 2018 March 10-28 Candidates tournament in Berlin.