Aronian, Levon Age 34


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2781.5
FIDE Rating
2785
World
#7 (active)
Armenia
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
Rapid
2797 World #8 (active)
Blitz
2753 World #26 (active)
Born
06 Oct 1982
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
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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 
1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
2Aronian, Levon2785Riazantsev, Alexander26711/2-1/229A13Sharjah2017
3Grischuk, Alexander2742Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/220C88Sharjah2017
4Aronian, Levon2785Adams, Michael27511/2-1/224C53Sharjah2017
5Tomashevsky, Evgeny2711Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/222C50Sharjah2017
6Andreikin, Dmitry2736Aronian, Levon27801-050D11Wijk aan Zee2017
7Aronian, Levon2780Van Wely, Loek26951-034D70Wijk aan Zee2017
8Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2750Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/256D19Wijk aan Zee2017
9Aronian, Levon2780Rapport, Richard27021-028E18Wijk aan Zee2017
10So, Wesley2808Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238D39Wijk aan Zee2017
11Aronian, Levon2780Giri, Anish27731-043E10Wijk aan Zee2017
12Karjakin, Sergey2785Aronian, Levon27801-058C50Wijk aan Zee2017
13Aronian, Levon2780Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/230D10Wijk aan Zee2017
14Eljanov, Pavel2755Aronian, Levon27800-137A07Wijk aan Zee2017
15Aronian, Levon2780Nepomniachtchi, Ian27671/2-1/228D70Wijk aan Zee2017
16Adhiban, Baskaran2653Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238A46Wijk aan Zee2017
17Aronian, Levon2780Wei, Yi27061/2-1/235A06Wijk aan Zee2017
18Harikrishna, Pentala2766Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/249C89Wijk aan Zee2017
19Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Aronian, Levon28300-163C50Doha2016
20Aronian, Levon2830Zhigalko, Sergei26991-041A20Doha2016
21Wei, Yi2636Aronian, Levon28301-052A45Doha2016
22Aronian, Levon2830Fressinet, Laurent26281-062A15Doha2016
23Melkumyan, Hrant2712Aronian, Levon28301-056D39Doha2016
24Khusnutdinov, Rustam2624Aronian, Levon28300-140B86Doha2016
25Aronian, Levon2830Malakhov, Vladimir26720-156A15Doha2016
26Cheparinov, Ivan2689Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/259E11Doha2016
27Aronian, Levon2830Grischuk, Alexander27610-160E92Doha2016
28Nguyen2648Aronian, Levon28300-150A46Doha2016
29Aronian, Levon2830Bu, Xiangzhi26131/2-1/256A11Doha2016
30Matlakov, Maxim2668Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/257A16Doha2016
31Aronian, Levon2830Li, Chao B26321-030A05Doha2016
32Adly, Ahmed2733Aronian, Levon28301-040A46Doha2016
33Aronian, Levon2830Bok, Benjamin26301-027A05Doha2016
34Aronian, Levon2830Flores, Diego25971-033B37Doha2016
35Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian2520Aronian, Levon28300-128A05Doha2016
36Aronian, Levon2830Firouzja, Alireza24741/2-1/246A15Doha2016
37Belyakov, Bogdan2458Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/282C51Doha2016
38Aronian, Levon2830Grandelius, Nils26020-141A13Doha2016
39Inarkiev, Ernesto2605Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/255C88Doha2016
40Aronian, Levon2770Cheparinov, Ivan26991/2-1/219A13Doha2016
41Howell, David2671Aronian, Levon27700-154C88Doha2016
42Aronian, Levon2770Anand, Viswanathan28021/2-1/250A20Doha2016
43Dominguez Perez, Leinier2803Aronian, Levon27701-026C88Doha2016
44Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2643Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/218D39Doha2016
45Aronian, Levon2770Carlsen, Magnus29061/2-1/235A11Doha2016
46Nepomniachtchi, Ian2812Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/280C50Doha2016
47Aronian, Levon2770Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28050-134A05Doha2016
48Grischuk, Alexander2767Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/236C77Doha2016
49Aronian, Levon2770Korobov, Anton27141-057A20Doha2016
50Aronian, Levon2770Ivanchuk, Vassily27711-048A30Doha2016