The World Cup's Biggest Upset

Oct 21, 2015
19 min
The 2015 FIDE World Cup in Baku was one of the most exciting chess events in recent memory, but what was the biggest upset from this huge knockout tournament? GM Yermolinksy posits that it was Levon Aronian being taken out by GM Alexander Areshchenko. Learn how Areshchenko was able to pull off the upset as GM Yermo analyzes the most exciting endgame of the match, in the first tiebreak.