ARONYAN TO TAKE PART IN "BIG HELMET" TOURNAMENT

Panorama.am
16:14 02/09/2008

Armenian grand master Levon Aronyan is participating in "Big Helmet"
Tournament opened today in Bilbao, Spain, the official site of Armenian
Chess Federation reports.

Aronyan's first contender will be Magnus Karlsen from
Norway. Viswanathan Anand of India, the world's top-ranked player
will take part in a contest against Vasiliy Ivanchuk representing
Ukraine, and Taymur Rajapov from Azerbaijan will play with Bulgarian
Veselin Topalov.

The Tournament has two levels and will end on September 13. The
contests will take place on September 2-6, 8-10 and 12-13. The prize
fund of the competition contains 400 thousand euros, 100 thousand of
which the winner of the Tournament will receive.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress