Thursday, 18 July

Aronian, Carlsen, Now Tied For 1st Place

Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Magnus Carlsen (Norway) now share the lead with 3 points, after the fourth round of the Candidates Tournament currently underway in London.

In Round 4, Aronian, playing the black pieces, drew with Peter Svidler (Russia), while Carlsen, who was trailing Aronian by half a point, defeated Alexander Grischuk (Russia).

Aronian will next play former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in Round 5.

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