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Aronian: ''With great regret I have to inform you about my withdrawal from the FIDE World Cup 2021''

Aronian: ''With great regret I have to inform you about my withdrawal from the FIDE World Cup 2021''
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Friday, 16 July, 2021, 13:54

Dear all, with great regret I have to inform you about my withdrawal from the FIDE World Cup 2021. Having a high fever and tonsillitis, despite my great desire to play, I have to be rational and put mine, and the health of other players first.
I want to personally thank the FIDE President Mr. Dvorkovich for taking all possible actions to help me in any issues I got.
Please take care of yourself, and hopefully the tournament will continue without any misfortunes.
I promise to get healthy soon and come back to the magical world of 64 squares!

Source:   Levon Aronian