Levon Aronian Wins 5th Altibox Norway Chess 2017

The 5th Altibox Norway Chess concluded for wins for Fabiano Caruana against Hikaru Nakamura, and Vladimir Kramnik over Anish Giri.Replay »

Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Final Round Results

1Karjakin, Sergey1/2-1/2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
2Caruana, Fabiano1-0Nakamura, Hikaru
3So, Wesley1/2-1/2Aronian, Levon
4Kramnik, Vladimir1-0Giri, Anish
5Anand, Viswanathan1/2-1/2Carlsen, Magnus

Thus, the half-point advantage of Levon Aronian before the final round turned into a full point lead to secure his win of this tournament.

Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Final Ranking

1Aronian, LevonARM27936.025.75
2Nakamura, HikaruUSA27855.022.00
Kramnik, VladimirRUS28085.021.25
4Caruana, FabianoUSA28084.520.75
So, WesleyUSA28124.520.25
Giri, AnishNED27714.519.25
7Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA27964.018.25
Anand, ViswanathanIND27864.018.00
Carlsen, MagnusNOR28324.016.75
10Karjakin, SergeyRUS27813.515.75

Although Wesley So drew all his games in this tournament to settle for just 5th place, he expressed his thankfulness for the improvements this brought to his game by just being part of this tournament — in his Facebook post:

Replay all games in Norway Chess 2017.

Photo courtesy: @NorwayChess


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