Aronian Rated World’s Third Best Chess Player

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian Chess Grandmaster Levon Aronian has been rated by the Association of the Professional Chess Players as the world’s third best Chess player.

The rating is the result of Aronian’s performance in 2007-2008 tournamen’s.

The list of best players is topped by Vasily Ivanchuk of Ukraine and Vishvanatan Anand of India.

In other chess news Armenian grandmaster Arman Pashikian won the international tournament in Martuni, Gegharkunik province.

He scored a total of 6.5 points. The tournament attracted chess players form six countries. The prize fund was $6000.

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