Aronian, Levon Age 34


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2794 World #13 (active)
2794 World #13 (active)
06 Oct 1982
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

Aronian has long been Armenia's strongest player.

World U12 Champion 1994, World Junior Champion 2002, Champion of Armenia 2002.

Played in the World Championship Knockout Tournament 2004; won the World Cup of 2005; played in the World Championship Tournament 2007 and the World Cups of 2007, 2013 & 2015; won the Grand Prix Series 2008-2010; Candidate in 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2016.

One of the great team players. He played for Armenia in the Olympiads in 1996 (for Armenia 2), 2004 (winning team bronze), 2006, 2008 (team gold), 2010 (individual silver and team gold), 2012 (team and individual gold board one) & 2014 . Played for Armenia in the European Team Championships of 1999 (team gold), 2005, 2007 (team silver), 2011 (individual silver board one), 2013 (individual bronze board one) & 2015 (individual silver board one, and team silver). Played for Armenia in the World Team Championships of 2005 (team bronze, individual silver board one), 2010 (individual silver board one), 2011 (team gold, individual silver board one), 2013 (individual gold board one) & 2015 (team bronze, individual gold board one). Won team gold in the European Club Cup in 2005 & 2015. Won team and individual gold in the Russian Premier League in 2005 (board three) and 2015 (board two), and team bronze in 2006.

Aronian's best tournament results were wins at the Karabakh International 2005, Linares 2006, Sochi Grand Prix Tournament 2008, Nalchik Grand Prix Tournament 2009, Bilbao 2009 & 2013, Wijk aan Zee 2012 & 2014, Alekhine Memorial 2013, Sinquefield Cup 2015. In addition he was equal first at the International Neckar Opens in 2003 & 2004, Gibraltar in 2004 & 2005, Tal Memorial 2006 & 2010, Corus 2007 & 2008,

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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Dominguez Perez, Leinier2796Aronian, Levon27940-157C88Saint Louis2017
2Aronian, Levon2794Caruana, Fabiano28060-134A20Saint Louis2017
3Kasparov, Garry2812Aronian, Levon27940-136E32Saint Louis2017
4Aronian, Levon2794Nepomniachtchi, Ian27871-058A45Saint Louis2017
5Anand, Viswanathan2756Aronian, Levon27940-141C84Saint Louis2017
6Aronian, Levon2794Karjakin, Sergey28071/2-1/225A15Saint Louis2017
7Le, Quang Liem2747Aronian, Levon27940-168A56Saint Louis2017
8Aronian, Levon2794Navara, David27481/2-1/2147A46Saint Louis2017
9Nakamura, Hikaru2868Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/263E32Saint Louis2017
10Dominguez Perez, Leinier2803Aronian, Levon27940-152C88Saint Louis2017
11Aronian, Levon2794Nakamura, Hikaru28221/2-1/236A15Saint Louis2017
12Karjakin, Sergey2765Aronian, Levon27940-153C84Saint Louis2017
13Aronian, Levon2794Caruana, Fabiano27001-052A29Saint Louis2017
14Le, Quang Liem2761Aronian, Levon27941-045A56Saint Louis2017
15Aronian, Levon2794Kasparov, Garry28121/2-1/242A45Saint Louis2017
16Anand, Viswanathan2778Aronian, Levon27940-139C50Saint Louis2017
17Aronian, Levon2794Nepomniachtchi, Ian28100-163A05Saint Louis2017
18Aronian, Levon2794Navara, David27371-031E15Saint Louis2017
19Carlsen, Magnus2822Aronian, Levon27991-052C88Saint Louis2017
20Aronian, Levon2799Svidler, Peter27511/2-1/219A05Saint Louis2017
21Nakamura, Hikaru2792Aronian, Levon27990-154A29Saint Louis2017
22Aronian, Levon2799So, Wesley28101-032E10Saint Louis2017
23Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2789Aronian, Levon27991/2-1/245C50Saint Louis2017
24Aronian, Levon2799Anand, Viswanathan27831/2-1/227A30Saint Louis2017
25Karjakin, Sergey2773Aronian, Levon27991/2-1/223C53Saint Louis2017
26Aronian, Levon2799Caruana, Fabiano28070-1110D27Saint Louis2017
27Aronian, Levon2799Nepomniachtchi, Ian27511-029A05Saint Louis2017
28Aronian, Levon2809Salem, A.R. Saleh26381-060E97Geneva2017
29Nepomniachtchi, Ian2742Aronian, Levon28091-036A29Geneva2017
30Giri, Anish2775Aronian, Levon28091/2-1/218A16Geneva2017
31Aronian, Levon2809Harikrishna, Pentala27370-138A29Geneva2017
32Aronian, Levon2809Svidler, Peter27491/2-1/235D70Geneva2017
33Grischuk, Alexander2761Aronian, Levon28091/2-1/230C84Geneva2017
34Aronian, Levon2809Radjabov, Teimour27241/2-1/225E01Geneva2017
35Jakovenko, Dmitrij2703Aronian, Levon28090-151C50Geneva2017
36Aronian, Levon2809Li, Chao B27351/2-1/245D70Geneva2017
37Kramnik, Vladimir2760Aronian, Levon27861/2-1/232A07Leuven2017
38Aronian, Levon2786Anand, Viswanathan27661-034A21Leuven2017
39So, Wesley2724Aronian, Levon27861/2-1/243D39Leuven2017
40Aronian, Levon2786Carlsen, Magnus28991/2-1/250E11Leuven2017
41Giri, Anish2723Aronian, Levon27861/2-1/261A07Leuven2017
42Aronian, Levon2786Jobava, Baadur27341-045A16Leuven2017
43Aronian, Levon2786Nepomniachtchi, Ian27931-034A48Leuven2017
44Ivanchuk, Vassily2768Aronian, Levon27861-025C89Leuven2017
45Aronian, Levon2786Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28900-143A48Leuven2017
46Aronian, Levon2786Kramnik, Vladimir27601/2-1/281A13Leuven2017
47Anand, Viswanathan2766Aronian, Levon27861-038C84Leuven2017
48Aronian, Levon2786So, Wesley27241/2-1/235E10Leuven2017
49Carlsen, Magnus2899Aronian, Levon27861-060A45Leuven2017
50Aronian, Levon2786Giri, Anish27231-056D45Leuven2017