Levon Aronian’s triumph in the third game decisively swung the first set in his favour against a fighting Vladislav Artemiev in the final of the Goldmoney Asian Rapid online rapid chess tournament on Saturday.
For the third place, World champion Magnus Carlsen took the first set 2.5-1.5 against Ding Liren. He won the first game and held on to his lead after three drawn games.
The results (Set One):
Final: Levon Aronian (Arm) bt Vladislav Artemiev (Rus) 2.5-1.5. For the third place: Magnus Carlsen (Nor) bt Ding Liren (Chn) 2.5-1.5.