Levon Aronian plays Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a 10+5 rapid playoff game. This was the third game in a round robin (also including Wesley So). Going into this game, MVL and So had 1 point, whereas Aronian had 0 points. With a win here, Aronian will force an armageddon knockout between the trio. With an MVL score, Maxime wins the event.