Aronian, Levon Age 36


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#5 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2802 World #6 (active)
2854 World #4 (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 
1Wagner, Dennis2572Aronian, Levon27800-152B06Douglas2018
2Aronian, Levon2780Kolosowski, Mateusz24481-036B47Douglas2018
3Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter2661Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/231C67Batumi2018
4Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/228C42Batumi2018
5Aronian, Levon2780Caruana, Fabiano28271/2-1/227C42Batumi2018
6Anand, Viswanathan2771Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/231C53Batumi2018
7Aronian, Levon2780Duda, Jan Krzysztof27391/2-1/232A25Batumi2018
8Aronian, Levon2780Duda, Jan Krzysztof27391/2-1/232A20Batumi2018
9Kovalev, Vladislav2664Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/230C48Batumi2018
10Georgiev, Kiril2590Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/231D30Batumi2018
11Aronian, Levon2780Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28200-148C80Batumi2018
12Banikas, Hristos2601Aronian, Levon27800-164A41Batumi2018
13Aronian, Levon2780Yilmaz, Mustafa26331/2-1/231A13Batumi2018
14Aronian, Levon2780Jumabayev, Rinat26051-040B42Batumi2018
15Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
16Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
17Giri, Anish2782Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/ INT2018
18Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
19Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
20Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
21Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
22Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
23Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
24Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
25Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
26Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
27Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
28Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
29Giri, Anish2782Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/ INT2018
30Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
31Giri, Anish2782Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/ INT2018
32Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
33Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
34Aronian, Levon2767Giri, Anish27821/2-1/ INT2018
35Giri, Anish2782Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/ INT2018
36Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
37Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
38Aronian, Levon2767Giri, INT2018
39Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
40Aronian, Levon2767Giri, Anish27821/2-1/ INT2018
41Giri, Anish2782Aronian, INT2018
42Aronian, Levon2767Giri, Anish27821/2-1/ INT2018
43Giri, Anish2782Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/ INT2018
44Aronian, Levon2767Grischuk, Alexander27661-034A46Saint Louis2018
45Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2779Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/241C67Saint Louis2018
46Aronian, Levon2767So, Wesley27801/2-1/256E10Saint Louis2018
47Nakamura, Hikaru2777Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/268A29Saint Louis2018
48Aronian, Levon2767Anand, Viswanathan27681/2-1/236E10Saint Louis2018
49Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2801Aronian, Levon27671/2-1/224E10Saint Louis2018
50Aronian, Levon2767Carlsen, Magnus28421/2-1/237C50Saint Louis2018