Aronian, Levon Age 34


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2820 World #7 (active)
2863 World #3 (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 
1Aronian, Levon2802Ding, Liren27711/2-1/235A18Tbilisi2017
2Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2853Aronian, Levon28631/2-1/241C84Tbilisi2017
3Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241/2-1/255A48Tbilisi2017
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2824Aronian, Levon28201/2-1/236C84Tbilisi2017
5Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241/2-1/259D97Tbilisi2017
6Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241-026D70Tbilisi2017
7Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2824Aronian, Levon28201-064C84Tbilisi2017
8Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/219C84Tbilisi2017
9Aronian, Levon2802Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041/2-1/232D85Tbilisi2017
10Ivanchuk, Vassily2727Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/271A15Tbilisi2017
11Aronian, Levon2802Ivanchuk, Vassily27271-024A13Tbilisi2017
12Aronian, Levon2802Dubov, Daniil26661-097D70Tbilisi2017
13Dubov, Daniil2666Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/236A07Tbilisi2017
14Aronian, Levon2863Matlakov, Maxim26681/2-1/251A46Tbilisi2017
15Matlakov, Maxim2668Aronian, Levon28630-143A56Tbilisi2017
16Matlakov, Maxim2679Aronian, Levon28201-030D17Tbilisi2017
17Aronian, Levon2820Matlakov, Maxim26791-053A07Tbilisi2017
18Matlakov, Maxim2679Aronian, Levon28201/2-1/239D15Tbilisi2017
19Aronian, Levon2820Matlakov, Maxim26791/2-1/255D41Tbilisi2017
20Matlakov, Maxim2728Aronian, Levon28021-027A50Tbilisi2017
21Aronian, Levon2802Matlakov, Maxim27281-040A28Tbilisi2017
22Aronian, Levon2820Hou, Yifan26171-052A46Tbilisi2017
23Hou, Yifan2617Aronian, Levon28200-155C47Tbilisi2017
24Hou, Yifan2617Aronian, Levon28201/2-1/225C50Tbilisi2017
25Aronian, Levon2820Hou, Yifan26171/2-1/237E10Tbilisi2017
26Aronian, Levon2802Hou, Yifan26701/2-1/234E10Tbilisi2017
27Hou, Yifan2670Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/220C50Tbilisi2017
28Cawdery, Daniel2449Aronian, Levon28020-139C45Tbilisi2017
29Aronian, Levon2802Cawdery, Daniel24491-039A16Tbilisi2017
30Aronian, Levon2794Dominguez Perez, Leinier27961-044D00Saint Louis2017
31Caruana, Fabiano2806Aronian, Levon27940-147A06Saint Louis2017
32Aronian, Levon2794Kasparov, Garry28121/2-1/220A49Saint Louis2017
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2787Aronian, Levon27940-153A29Saint Louis2017
34Aronian, Levon2794Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/228A08Saint Louis2017
35Karjakin, Sergey2807Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/243C84Saint Louis2017
36Aronian, Levon2794Le, Quang Liem27471-038A45Saint Louis2017
37Navara, David2748Aronian, Levon27941-046C88Saint Louis2017
38Aronian, Levon2794Nakamura, Hikaru28681/2-1/215A07Saint Louis2017
39Dominguez Perez, Leinier2796Aronian, Levon27940-157C88Saint Louis2017
40Aronian, Levon2794Caruana, Fabiano28060-134A20Saint Louis2017
41Kasparov, Garry2812Aronian, Levon27940-136E32Saint Louis2017
42Aronian, Levon2794Nepomniachtchi, Ian27871-058A45Saint Louis2017
43Anand, Viswanathan2756Aronian, Levon27940-141C84Saint Louis2017
44Aronian, Levon2794Karjakin, Sergey28071/2-1/225A15Saint Louis2017
45Le, Quang Liem2747Aronian, Levon27940-168A56Saint Louis2017
46Aronian, Levon2794Navara, David27481/2-1/2147A46Saint Louis2017
47Nakamura, Hikaru2868Aronian, Levon27941/2-1/263E32Saint Louis2017
48Dominguez Perez, Leinier2803Aronian, Levon27940-152C88Saint Louis2017
49Aronian, Levon2794Nakamura, Hikaru28221/2-1/236A15Saint Louis2017
50Karjakin, Sergey2765Aronian, Levon27940-153C84Saint Louis2017