Armenian GM Levon Aronian drew his game against Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in Round 3 of the Grenke Chess Classic 2019 taking place Karlsruhe, Germany, making his third draw in a row.
The Armenia chess star played draw with Azerbaijani Arkadij Naiditsch and German Georg Meier in the first two rounds of the championship, the National Olympic Committee reports.
The Magnus Carlsen-Viswanathan Anand and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave- Arkadij Naiditsch games also ended in a draw.
Meantime, Russia’s Peter Svidler defeated Georg Meier, and Fabiano Caruana beat 14-year-old German player Vincent Keymer in the third round.
The Armenian GM is set to face Peter Svidler in Round 4 of the championship scheduled for Tuesday.
Aronian won the Grenke Chess Classic in 2017.