Aronian, Levon Age 34


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#9 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2797 World #8 (active)
2753 World #27 (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 
1Eljanov, Pavel2755Aronian, Levon27800-137A07Wijk aan Zee2017
2Aronian, Levon2780Nepomniachtchi, Ian27671/2-1/228D70Wijk aan Zee2017
3Adhiban, Baskaran2653Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238A46Wijk aan Zee2017
4Aronian, Levon2780Wei, Yi27061/2-1/235A06Wijk aan Zee2017
5Harikrishna, Pentala2766Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/249C89Wijk aan Zee2017
6Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Aronian, Levon28300-163C50Doha2016
7Aronian, Levon2830Zhigalko, Sergei26991-041A20Doha2016
8Wei, Yi2636Aronian, Levon28301-052A45Doha2016
9Aronian, Levon2830Fressinet, Laurent26281-062A15Doha2016
10Melkumyan, Hrant2712Aronian, Levon28301-056D39Doha2016
11Khusnutdinov, Rustam2624Aronian, Levon28300-140B86Doha2016
12Aronian, Levon2830Malakhov, Vladimir26720-156A15Doha2016
13Cheparinov, Ivan2689Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/259E11Doha2016
14Aronian, Levon2830Grischuk, Alexander27610-160E92Doha2016
15Nguyen2648Aronian, Levon28300-150A46Doha2016
16Aronian, Levon2830Bu, Xiangzhi26131/2-1/256A11Doha2016
17Matlakov, Maxim2668Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/257A16Doha2016
18Aronian, Levon2830Li, Chao B26321-030A05Doha2016
19Adly, Ahmed2733Aronian, Levon28301-040A46Doha2016
20Aronian, Levon2830Bok, Benjamin26301-027A05Doha2016
21Aronian, Levon2830Flores, Diego25971-033B37Doha2016
22Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian2520Aronian, Levon28300-128A05Doha2016
23Aronian, Levon2830Firouzja, Alireza24741/2-1/246A15Doha2016
24Belyakov, Bogdan2458Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/282C51Doha2016
25Aronian, Levon2830Grandelius, Nils26020-141A13Doha2016
26Inarkiev, Ernesto2605Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/255C88Doha2016
27Aronian, Levon2770Cheparinov, Ivan26991/2-1/219A13Doha2016
28Howell, David2671Aronian, Levon27700-154C88Doha2016
29Aronian, Levon2770Anand, Viswanathan28021/2-1/250A20Doha2016
30Dominguez Perez, Leinier2803Aronian, Levon27701-026C88Doha2016
31Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2643Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/218D39Doha2016
32Aronian, Levon2770Carlsen, Magnus29061/2-1/235A11Doha2016
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2812Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/280C50Doha2016
34Aronian, Levon2770Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28050-134A05Doha2016
35Grischuk, Alexander2767Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/236C77Doha2016
36Aronian, Levon2770Korobov, Anton27141-057A20Doha2016
37Aronian, Levon2770Ivanchuk, Vassily27711-048A30Doha2016
38Yu, Yangyi2743Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/229C88Doha2016
39Aronian, Levon2770Amin, Bassem26911-044A20Doha2016
40Halkias, Stelios2652Aronian, Levon27700-168A06Doha2016
41Aronian, Levon2770Mchedlishvili, Mikheil25931-051A20Doha2016
42Aronian, Levon2785Topalov, Veselin27600-153A10London2016
43Nakamura, Hikaru2779Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/227E10London2016
44Aronian, Levon2785Anand, Viswanathan27791/2-1/230E10London2016
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Aronian, Levon27851-041C50London2016
46Aronian, Levon2785Giri, Anish27711/2-1/220A00London2016
47Caruana, Fabiano2823Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/231C77London2016
48Aronian, Levon2785So, Wesley27941/2-1/237A30London2016
49Kramnik, Vladimir2809Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/232A07London2016
50Aronian, Levon2785Adams, Michael27481-041C50London2016