PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian has received “Person of the Year” award established by De Facto magazine.

The executive director of the magazine, Menua Harutyunyan noted that the chess player always emerges victorious in international tournaments, bringing fame to his country. “I’m glad to know Levon Aronian, who is an embodiment of decency. He has scored numerous wins this year and deserves the award,” he said.

“I’m happy for the award. There are still a number of other tournaments I’m going to participate by the end of the year and hope to justify expectations,” Aronian added.
Armenian President attends launch ceremony of book dedicated to Levon Aronian

President Serzh Sargsyan attended on Friday the launch ceremony of a book about the life and activities of three-time World Chess Olympiad winner, member of the Armenian men’s chess team, International Grandmaster Levon Aronian. 

The book has been published by the mother of the chess player, Seda Aronian and is dedicated to his 30th birthday, presidential press service reported.


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