Aronian, Levon Age 34


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#7 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2797 World #8 (active)
2753 World #23 (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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1So, Wesley2812Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/259E10Stavanger2017
2Aronian, Levon2793Anand, Viswanathan27861/2-1/232E10Stavanger2017
3Karjakin, Sergey2781Aronian, Levon27930-141C50Stavanger2017
4Aronian, Levon2793Kramnik, Vladimir28081-034D41Stavanger2017
5Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/238C89Stavanger2017
6Aronian, Levon2793Carlsen, Magnus28321-035D45Stavanger2017
7Aronian, Levon2793Giri, Anish27711/2-1/253E10Stavanger2017
8Nakamura, Hikaru2785Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/260E10Stavanger2017
9Aronian, Levon2793Caruana, Fabiano28081/2-1/258D27Stavanger2017
10Caruana, Fabiano2808Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/225C50Stavanger2017
11Aronian, Levon2793Kramnik, Vladimir28081/2-1/247D41Stavanger2017
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/239C89Stavanger2017
13Aronian, Levon2793Karjakin, Sergey27811-039A05Stavanger2017
14Aronian, Levon2793Giri, Anish27711-045A48Stavanger2017
15Carlsen, Magnus2832Aronian, Levon27931-034A07Stavanger2017
16Aronian, Levon2793Anand, Viswanathan27861/2-1/226D37Stavanger2017
17Nakamura, Hikaru2785Aronian, Levon27931/2-1/241C88Stavanger2017
18Aronian, Levon2793So, Wesley28121-040D37Stavanger2017
19Predojevic, Borki2611Aronian, Levon27740-136B06Germany2017
20Horvath, Adam2478Aronian, Levon27740-151B06Germany2017
21Caruana, Fabiano2817Aronian, Levon27741/2-1/261C50Karlsruhe2017
22Aronian, Levon2774Hou, Yifan26491-042E10Karlsruhe2017
23Aronian, Levon2774Naiditsch, Arkadij27021-058A13Karlsruhe2017
24Bluebaum, Matthias2634Aronian, Levon27740-146D10Karlsruhe2017
25Aronian, Levon2774Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28031-042A04Karlsruhe2017
26Carlsen, Magnus2838Aronian, Levon27741/2-1/270C88Karlsruhe2017
27Aronian, Levon2774Meier, Georg26211/2-1/241A07Karlsruhe2017
28Ding, Liren2760Aronian, Levon27851-044A05Sharjah2017
29Aronian, Levon2785Nakamura, Hikaru27851/2-1/253E10Sharjah2017
30Rapport, Richard2692Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/223C77Sharjah2017
31Aronian, Levon2785Vallejo Pons, Francisco27091/2-1/248A13Sharjah2017
32Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
33Aronian, Levon2785Riazantsev, Alexander26711/2-1/229A13Sharjah2017
34Grischuk, Alexander2742Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/220C88Sharjah2017
35Aronian, Levon2785Adams, Michael27511/2-1/224C53Sharjah2017
36Tomashevsky, Evgeny2711Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/222C50Sharjah2017
37Andreikin, Dmitry2736Aronian, Levon27801-050D11Wijk aan Zee2017
38Aronian, Levon2780Van Wely, Loek26951-034D70Wijk aan Zee2017
39Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2750Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/256D19Wijk aan Zee2017
40Aronian, Levon2780Rapport, Richard27021-028E18Wijk aan Zee2017
41So, Wesley2808Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238D39Wijk aan Zee2017
42Aronian, Levon2780Giri, Anish27731-043E10Wijk aan Zee2017
43Karjakin, Sergey2785Aronian, Levon27801-058C50Wijk aan Zee2017
44Aronian, Levon2780Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/230D10Wijk aan Zee2017
45Eljanov, Pavel2755Aronian, Levon27800-137A07Wijk aan Zee2017
46Aronian, Levon2780Nepomniachtchi, Ian27671/2-1/228D70Wijk aan Zee2017
47Adhiban, Baskaran2653Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238A46Wijk aan Zee2017
48Aronian, Levon2780Wei, Yi27061/2-1/235A06Wijk aan Zee2017
49Harikrishna, Pentala2766Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/249C89Wijk aan Zee2017
50Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Aronian, Levon28300-163C50Doha2016