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Aronian joins the 2800 rating club

European Club Cup successful so far for Aronian

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Levon Aronian

Levon Aronian, the Olympic Champion with Armenia from Dresden, is the latest player to break the 2800 ELO rating barrier. He achieved the prestigious 2800+ status after round 4 of the European Club Cup in Plovdiv.

The rating of Aronian is still virtual, as the FIDE rating list is published every two months and the next update is November 1st.

There are only a few rounds remaining of the European Club Cup in Plovdiv. Aronian is leading his team Mika Yerevan towards the medal places, while he is defending his new 2800 rating. Follow the action live here.

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