Aronian, Levon Age 35


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2819 World #5 (active)
2863 World #2 (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 
1Aronian, Levon2805Carlsen, Magnus28370-153A40London2017
2Adams, Michael2715Aronian, Levon28051/2-1/227C67London2017
3Aronian, Levon2805Nakamura, Hikaru27811/2-1/245E10London2017
4So, Wesley2788Aronian, Levon28051/2-1/238C88London2017
5Aronian, Levon2805Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27891/2-1/225D70London2017
6Anand, Viswanathan2782Aronian, Levon28051/2-1/231C88London2017
7Aronian, Levon2805Karjakin, Sergey27601/2-1/233E00London2017
8Caruana, Fabiano2799Aronian, Levon28051/2-1/231C84London2017
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2729Aronian, Levon28051/2-1/228C84London2017
10Nakamura, Hikaru2780Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/243C89Palma De Mallorca2017
11Aronian, Levon2801Tomashevsky, Evgeny27021/2-1/217E18Palma De Mallorca2017
12Rapport, Richard2692Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/279A07Palma De Mallorca2017
13Rapport, Richard2692Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/272E05Palma de Mallorca2017
14Aronian, Levon2801Svidler, Peter27631/2-1/224D70Palma De Mallorca2017
15Ding, Liren2774Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/220E10Palma De Mallorca2017
16Aronian, Levon2801Giri, Anish27621-027A05Palma De Mallorca2017
17Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/246C84Palma De Mallorca2017
18Aronian, Levon2801Inarkiev, Ernesto26831-034D37Palma De Mallorca2017
19Jakovenko, Dmitry2721Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/227C90Palma de Mallorca2017
20Aronian, Levon2801Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27371/2-1/235E10Crete2017
21Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter2672Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/227E48Crete2017
22Aronian, Levon2801Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27911-044A30Crete2017
23Leko, Peter2679Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/230C67Crete2017
24Aronian, Levon2801Giri, Anish27621/2-1/231E04Crete2017
25Saric, Ivan2662Aronian, Levon28011/2-1/234C89Crete2017
26Aronian, Levon2801Papaioannou, Ioannis26521-041A20Crete2017
27Ding, Liren2712Aronian, Levon28200-133E10Tbilisi2017
28Aronian, Levon2820Ding, Liren27121-030D43Tbilisi2017
29Ding, Liren2771Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/252D39Tbilisi2017
30Aronian, Levon2802Ding, Liren27711/2-1/231A15Tbilisi2017
31Ding, Liren2771Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/275E06Tbilisi2017
32Aronian, Levon2802Ding, Liren27711/2-1/235A18Tbilisi2017
33Aronian, Levon2799Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041-078D00Tbilisi2017
34Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2853Aronian, Levon28631/2-1/241C84Tbilisi2017
35Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241/2-1/255A48Tbilisi2017
36Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2824Aronian, Levon28201/2-1/236C84Tbilisi2017
37Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241/2-1/259D97Tbilisi2017
38Aronian, Levon2820Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28241-026D70Tbilisi2017
39Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2824Aronian, Levon28201-064C84Tbilisi2017
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2804Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/219C84Tbilisi2017
41Aronian, Levon2802Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28041/2-1/232D85Tbilisi2017
42Ivanchuk, Vassily2727Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/271A15Tbilisi2017
43Aronian, Levon2802Ivanchuk, Vassily27271-024A13Tbilisi2017
44Aronian, Levon2802Dubov, Daniil26661-097D70Tbilisi2017
45Aronian, Levon2799Dubov, Daniil26661-097D85Tbilisi2017
46Dubov, Daniil2666Aronian, Levon28021/2-1/236A07Tbilisi2017
47Aronian, Levon2863Matlakov, Maxim26681/2-1/251A46Tbilisi2017
48Matlakov, Maxim2668Aronian, Levon28630-143A56Tbilisi2017
49Matlakov, Maxim2679Aronian, Levon28201-030D17Tbilisi2017
50Aronian, Levon2820Matlakov, Maxim26791-053A07Tbilisi2017