Aronian wins in Bilbao, Svidler maintains lead, draws in Bucharest

Levon Aronian won the 6th Masters Final in Bilbao. The Armenian grandmaster drew his last round game with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov to finish on 10 points (two wins and four draws). Vachier-Lagrave vs. Michael Adams ended in a win for the English GM. At the Russian Championship Peter Svidler kept his half point lead while in Bucharest both games ended in draws.

Levon Aronian receives his second txapela