Aronian, Levon Age 36


Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#14 (active)
#1 (active)
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
2766 World #12 (active)
2818 World #6 (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, Levon2758Le, Quang Liem27081/2-1/232B31Khanty-Mansiysk2019
2Le, Quang Liem2708Aronian, Levon27581/2-1/231C88Khanty-Mansiysk2019
3Matlakov, Maxim2716Aronian, Levon27580-139C55Khanty-Mansiysk2019
4Aronian, Levon2758Matlakov, Maxim27161/2-1/225A06Khanty-Mansiysk2019
5Aronian, Levon2758Maghsoodloo, Parham26641/2-1/255C01Khanty-Mansiysk2019
6Maghsoodloo, Parham2664Aronian, Levon27580-142C65Khanty-Mansiysk2019
7El Gindy, Essam2431Aronian, Levon27580-169E24Khanty-Mansiysk2019
8Aronian, Levon2758El Gindy, Essam24311/2-1/261A36Khanty-Mansiysk2019
9So, Wesley2776Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/235E10Saint Louis2019
10Aronian, Levon2765Ding, Liren28051/2-1/243C58Saint Louis2019
11Aronian, Levon2765Carlsen, Magnus28821/2-1/241B31Saint Louis2019
12Nepomniachtchi, Ian2774Aronian, Levon27651-054C55Saint Louis2019
13Aronian, Levon2765Nakamura, Hikaru27431/2-1/240B92Saint Louis2019
14Karjakin, Sergey2750Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/238E10Saint Louis2019
15Aronian, Levon2765Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27641/2-1/254C42Saint Louis2019
16Caruana, Fabiano2818Aronian, Levon27651-053C65Saint Louis2019
17Aronian, Levon2765Anand, Viswanathan27561/2-1/242C50Saint Louis2019
18Giri, Anish2779Aronian, Levon27651/2-1/253C55Saint Louis2019
19Aronian, Levon2765Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27781/2-1/225A48Saint Louis2019
20Aronian, Levon2840Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime29390-145A47Saint Louis2019
21Carlsen, Magnus2920Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/253E24Saint Louis2019
22Aronian, Levon2840Dominguez Perez, Leinier27031/2-1/230A13Saint Louis2019
23Rapport, Richard2736Aronian, Levon28400-152A45Saint Louis2019
24Yu, Yangyi2718Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/227C48Saint Louis2019
25Aronian, Levon2840Caruana, Fabiano27721/2-1/256A15Saint Louis2019
26Ding, Liren2779Aronian, Levon28400-142E10Saint Louis2019
27Aronian, Levon2840Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27871-055A16Saint Louis2019
28Karjakin, Sergey2798Aronian, Levon28401-052C47Saint Louis2019
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2939Aronian, Levon28401-030C53Saint Louis2019
30Aronian, Levon2840Carlsen, Magnus29201/2-1/240A13Saint Louis2019
31Aronian, Levon2840Rapport, Richard27361/2-1/242A27Saint Louis2019
32Dominguez Perez, Leinier2703Aronian, Levon28401-031C65Saint Louis2019
33Aronian, Levon2840Yu, Yangyi27181/2-1/281A11Saint Louis2019
34Caruana, Fabiano2772Aronian, Levon28401/2-1/247A16Saint Louis2019
35Aronian, Levon2840Ding, Liren27791/2-1/249B50Saint Louis2019
36Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Aronian, Levon28400-182A46Saint Louis2019
37Aronian, Levon2840Karjakin, Sergey27981/2-1/267C67Saint Louis2019
38Aronian, Levon2704Yu, Yangyi27751/2-1/220A11Saint Louis2019
39Rapport, Richard2719Aronian, Levon27041-089C24Saint Louis2019
40Caruana, Fabiano2807Aronian, Levon27040-152C88Saint Louis2019
41Aronian, Levon2704Dominguez Perez, Leinier27691/2-1/270C67Saint Louis2019
42Carlsen, Magnus2895Aronian, Levon27040-136A46Saint Louis2019
43Aronian, Levon2704Ding, Liren27861/2-1/234B10Saint Louis2019
44Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2787Aronian, Levon27040-145E10Saint Louis2019
45Aronian, Levon2704Karjakin, Sergey27591-056D05Saint Louis2019
46Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2843Aronian, Levon27040-145C55Saint Louis2019
47Aronian, Levon2756Yu, Yangyi27361/2-1/253D11Riga2019
48Yu, Yangyi2710Aronian, Levon28481-044E32Riga2019
49Aronian, Levon2848Yu, Yangyi27101-057A11Riga2019
50Yu, Yangyi2710Aronian, Levon28481/2-1/245E06Riga2019