Aronian, Levon Age 39


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#6 (active)
United States
#2 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2728 World #16 (active)
2850 World #1 (active)
06 Oct 1982
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union

Aronian has long been Armenia's strongest player, but now represents the US. He is now the US #1 in the live ratings.

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 and 2017; 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. Grenke Chess Classic 2017, Norway Chess 2017, and an equal first place finish at the 2018 Sinquefield Cup with Carlsen and Caruana. In addition he was equal first at the International Neckar Opens in 2003 & 2004, Gibraltar in 2004 & 2005, Tal Memorial 2006 & 2010, and Corus in 2007 & 2008.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Aronian, Levon2775Theodorou, Nikolas25750-133E73Chennai2022
2Nihal Sarin2651Aronian, Levon27751/2-1/235E10Chennai2022
3Tabatabaei, M. Amin2664Aronian, Levon27751/2-1/231A15Chennai2022
4Aronian, Levon2775Nabaty, Tamir26311/2-1/231C42Chennai2022
5Yakubboev, Nodirbek2620Aronian, Levon27751/2-1/236C55Chennai2022
6Aronian, Levon2775Mchedlishvili, Mikheil25931-060A11Chennai IND2022
7Silva, David2315Aronian, Levon27751/2-1/241B51Chennai2022
8Aronian, Levon2773Caruana, Fabiano27441/2-1/238B90Warsaw2022
9Korobov, Anton2650Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/231C67Warsaw2022
10Aronian, Levon2773So, Wesley28141-023C24Warsaw2022
11Duda, Jan Krzysztof2760Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/254A15Warsaw2022
12Aronian, Levon2773Anand, Viswanathan27581-037C49Warsaw2022
13Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2610Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/235D27Warsaw2022
14Aronian, Levon2773Shevchenko, Kirill26241-068B50Warsaw2022
15Rapport, Richard2646Aronian, Levon27730-156B23Warsaw2022
16Aronian, Levon2773Gavrilescu, David23671/2-1/242D00Warsaw2022
17Caruana, Fabiano2744Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/257A18Warsaw2022
18Aronian, Levon2773Korobov, Anton26501-036B50Warsaw2022
19So, Wesley2814Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/235A06Warsaw2022
20Aronian, Levon2773Duda, Jan Krzysztof27601/2-1/282C24Warsaw2022
21Anand, Viswanathan2758Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/246C67Warsaw2022
22Aronian, Levon2773Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26101-045B50Warsaw2022
23Shevchenko, Kirill2624Aronian, Levon27730-1126A18Warsaw2022
24Aronian, Levon2773Rapport, Richard26461-083E73Warsaw2022
25Gavrilescu, David2367Aronian, Levon27730-150B51Warsaw2022
26Gavrilescu, David2457Aronian, Levon27510-150C45Warsaw2022
27Aronian, Levon2751Duda, Jan Krzysztof28060-184C24Warsaw2022
28Aronian, Levon2751Korobov, Anton26771-042B50Warsaw2022
29Shevchenko, Kirill2573Aronian, Levon27511/2-1/243C77Warsaw2022
30Aronian, Levon2751Anand, Viswanathan26750-124C24Warsaw2022
31So, Wesley2770Aronian, Levon27511/2-1/278A08Warsaw2022
32Aronian, Levon2751Wojtaszek, Radoslaw26471/2-1/273B50Warsaw2022
33Rapport, Richard2785Aronian, Levon27511/2-1/248B50Warsaw2022
34Aronian, Levon2751Caruana, Fabiano27901-045C24Warsaw2022
35Aronian, Levon2751Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27430-161B50Bucharest2022
36So, Wesley2770Aronian, Levon27511-074D20Bucharest2022
37Aronian, Levon2765Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27701/2-1/236C49Bucharest2022
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2773Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/285C53Bucharest2022
39Aronian, Levon2765Caruana, Fabiano27861/2-1/226C24Bucharest2022
40Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2750Aronian, Levon27650-125D39Bucharest2022
41Aronian, Levon2765So, Wesley27661/2-1/239A30Bucharest2022
42Dominguez Perez, Leinier2753Aronian, Levon27650-165C50Bucharest2022
43Aronian, Levon2765Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/262D17Bucharest2022
44Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2671Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/253D27Bucharest2022
45Aronian, Levon2765Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/239D17Bucharest2022
46So, Wesley2814Aronian, Levon27731/2-1/237E50Saint Louis2022
47Aronian, Levon2773Xiong, Jeffery27271-056C50Saint Louis2022
48Aronian, Levon2773Sevian, Samuel26981/2-1/219B50Saint Louis2022
49Martinez Alcantara, Jose Eduardo2690Aronian, Levon27730-132C77Saint Louis2022
50Aronian, Levon2773Akobian, Varuzhan26341-040A40Saint Louis2022