Aronian at the Westminster Dog Show

February 16, 2017

From ChessBase:

The "Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show" in New York is the oldest dog show in the world and is celebrated annually. The Westminster Kennel Club has organized such dog shows since 1877. Each year, at most 2,500 dogs can participate and the venue is Madison Square Gardens.

The great Armenian master, super star of chess, Levon Aronian won a prize with his dog "Cucumber" and is very happy with the victory as the photo accompanying shows.

I laughed my head off with this beagle who took time off in a time trial to scratch its bottom and take applause from the crowd: