Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour

Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour

In a press release on Tuesday the Grand Chess Tour organizers announced the nine main participants of this season, and the tournaments they will play.

Chess Federation of Armenia reports, Levon Aronian, Magnus, Carlsen, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Karjakin, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Viswanathan Anand are among the participants of the tournament.
The nine players will all compete in the 2017 Sinquefield Cup (July 31-August 12) and the 2017 London Classic (November 29-December 12) where they will be joined by one wildcard in each tournament.
According to the Grand Chess Tour organizers, all invited players accepted their invitations except for Vladimir Kramnik, who was replaced by Levon Aronian due to schedule problem.

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