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Monday, November 26, 2012

GM Levon Aronian Named 'Man of the Year' by Armenia Magazine 'De Factor'

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“De Factor” magazine has named Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian “Man of the Year.”

“I’m very grateful, this is a great honor for my,” Aronian said, speaking at the award ceremony. “As sportsmen, we are more used to receiving awards after victories,” he added.

Aronain says he always tries not to think about the nationality of his opponent. “I think there are no hostile nations. Simply, there are bad people in every nation.”

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  • At November 26, 2012 at 11:45 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    nice to have a chess player win such an award - even if it's only armenia and russia that celebrates their chess players


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