2019 King Salman World Rapid & Blitz Championships
GM Levon Aronian – GM Salem Saleh
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. Nb5 Na6 6. e3 O-O 7. h3 Ne4 8. c3 c6 9. Na3 Nc7 10. Be2 f6 11. Bh2 Re8 12. O-O e5 13. c4 exd4 14. Nxd4 a6 15. Rc1 Ne6 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Nac2 N6g5 18. Nb4 Kh8 19. Bc7 Qd7 20. Bf4 Qd8 21. f3 a5 22. Bb5 Rf8 23. Bc7 Qe7 24. Nxd5 Qf7 25. fxe4 Nxe4 26. Nb6 Bh6 27. Bf4 g5 28. Rc7 Qg6 29. Nxc8 gxf4 30. Ne7 Qg3 31. Ndf5 Qg5 32. exf4 1-0
Levon Grigori Aronian (Armenian: Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան, romanized: Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess player. He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 2000. On the March 2014 FIDE rating list, he was ranked number two in the world and had an Elo rating of 2830, making him the fourth highest rated player in history.
Aronian won the FIDE World Cup in 2005 and 2017. He led the Armenian national team to the gold medals in the Chess Olympiads of 2006 (Turin), 2008 (Dresden) and 2012 (Istanbul) and at the World Team Chess Championship in Ningbo 2011. He won the FIDE Grand Prix 2008–2010, qualifying him for the Candidates Tournament for the World Chess Championship 2012, where he was knocked out in the first round. He was also world champion in Chess960 in 2006 and 2007, in rapid chess in 2009, and in blitz chess in 2010.
Aronian has been the leading Armenian chess player since the early 2000s. His popularity in Armenia has led to him being called a celebrity and a hero. He was named the best sportsman of Armenia in 2005 and was awarded the title of Honoured Master of Sport of the Republic of Armenia in 2009. In 2012 he was awarded the Order of St. Mesrop Mashtots.In 2016, CNN called Aronian the “David Beckham of chess”.As of November 2019, Levon Aronian is the No. 1 ranked player in Armenia and the No. 7 in the world, with a FIDE rating of 2772.
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Salem Abdulrahman Mohamed Saleh(born 4 January 1993) is a chess player from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 2009. Salem Saleh competed in the FIDE World Cup in 2011, 2013 and 2015.
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