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February 22 2018 | 12:02am AET

Armenian leading GM Levon Aronian's wife named advisor to prime minister

Source: Panorama | Friday, 24 November 2017
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Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has signed a decision on Tuesday to appoint Arianne Caoili, the wife of Armenian chess star Levon Aronian, as his advisor.

An Australian chess player of Philippine background, Arianne has been awarded the title of Woman International Master (WIM) by FIDE.

Armenia's leading GM Levon Aronian married Arianne Caoili on October 30, 2017. The wedding took place at Saghmosavank Monastery with Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia and President of the Chess Federation of Armenia, serving as best man.