Kramnik describes match v Aronian as successful

Kramnik describes match v Aronian as successful
April 30, 2012 – 13:04 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian tied the final game vs. Russia’s Vladimir Kramnik in the friendly six-round match.

Zurich Chess Challenge match between Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) ended in a 3:3 tie on April 28.

Both players showed a brilliant fight; Aronian took the initiative but again overestimated his chances. “I was in reality playing very adventurous moves where I shouldn’t have,” quotes Armenian GM as saying.

The match was successful, according to Kramnik, who said that 5 out of 6 games were exciting.

Aronian won the first round and his Russian rival gained victory in the third one. Other rounds ended in a draw.


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