The Candidates: Levon Aronian
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The Candidates: Levon Aronian

The 2018 Candidates Tournament will be played in Berlin on 10-28 March. The winner will get a chance to fight for the World Championship title against Magnus Carlsen this November in London. We take a look at each candidate, analyzing his previous participations in similar events and his performance during 2017 and 2018. Let's see the profile of the last World Cup winner, Levon Aronian.

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  • Features Mar 6, 2014 | 12:38 PM 2

    Carlsen, Grischuk and co. on the Candidates

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  • Reports Mar 5, 2014 | 7:19 PM 0

    European Championship, Rd 2: Draws at the top

    28 players still have a perfect score after the second round of the European Individual Championship, although given the more even pairing of players it’s no surprise that we also saw a large number of draws. Let’s take a look at...

  • General Mar 5, 2014 | 5:00 PM 0

    Reykjavik Open gets underway

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  • Reports Mar 4, 2014 | 7:00 PM 0

    European Championship, Rd 1: Favourites stumble

    The number of upsets in the first round of the European Championship in Yerevan demonstrated the event's impressive strength in depth - though there could have been more! chess24 readers are in for a treat, as both IM David Martínez...

  • chess24 Mar 4, 2014 | 4:40 PM 0

    Congratulations to the winners of our raffle!

    Before chess24 launched we conducted a small raffle, among early adopters, for ten premium memberships. Now Caissa (and one of our admins) has identified ten lucky winners. Well done!

  • Interviews Mar 3, 2014 | 10:46 PM 0

    Smerdon wins in Amsterdam

    The 6th Batavia Chess Tournament — the strongest tournament played in a bar — wrapped up on Sunday in Amsterdam. Australian number two GM David Smerdon topped the table with a round to spare.

  • General Mar 3, 2014 | 10:54 AM 0

    European Individual Chess Championship 2014: 27 nations, 123 Grandmasters

    The European Individual Championship starts today! Yerevan, the Armenian capital, will be hosting one of the strongest individual tournaments of the year from March 3rd to 14th.

  • chess24 Mar 1, 2014 | 5:04 PM 1

    The Chess Olympiad and chess24 join forces

    chess24 is proud to announce we're hosting the official website of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway! The site opens its doors today, on March 1st, exactly five months before the tournament starts.

  • Features Feb 27, 2014 | 11:14 PM 0

    The howlers of the weekend (51)

    Last weekend 128 games were played in the German Bundesliga. Presented here are the most breathtaking mistakes. Enjoy!

  • Interviews Feb 27, 2014 | 7:07 PM 1

    Nakamura: "Fischer would almost certainly lose to all of us"

    Yesterday GM Hikaru Nakamura participated in an online interview on the social news and entertainment website reddit. He took questions from reddit users about his chess career and personal life. During the session, the twenty-si...


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