Aronian, Levon Age 34


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Title
Grandmaster
Live Rating
2779.2
FIDE Rating
2785
World
#7 (active)
Armenia
#1 (active)
FIDE Peak
2830 - 01 Mar 2014
Rapid
2797 World #8 (active)
Blitz
2753 World #26 (active)
Born
06 Oct 1982
Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
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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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Aronian, Levon2785Nakamura, Hikaru27851/2-1/253E10Sharjah2017
2Rapport, Richard2692Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/223C77Sharjah2017
3Aronian, Levon2785Vallejo Pons, Francisco27091/2-1/248A13Sharjah2017
4Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2796Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/243C89Sharjah2017
5Aronian, Levon2785Riazantsev, Alexander26711/2-1/229A13Sharjah2017
6Grischuk, Alexander2742Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/220C88Sharjah2017
7Aronian, Levon2785Adams, Michael27511/2-1/224C53Sharjah2017
8Tomashevsky, Evgeny2711Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/222C50Sharjah2017
9Andreikin, Dmitry2736Aronian, Levon27801-050D11Wijk aan Zee2017
10Aronian, Levon2780Van Wely, Loek26951-034D70Wijk aan Zee2017
11Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2750Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/256D19Wijk aan Zee2017
12Aronian, Levon2780Rapport, Richard27021-028E18Wijk aan Zee2017
13So, Wesley2808Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238D39Wijk aan Zee2017
14Aronian, Levon2780Giri, Anish27731-043E10Wijk aan Zee2017
15Karjakin, Sergey2785Aronian, Levon27801-058C50Wijk aan Zee2017
16Aronian, Levon2780Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/230D10Wijk aan Zee2017
17Eljanov, Pavel2755Aronian, Levon27800-137A07Wijk aan Zee2017
18Aronian, Levon2780Nepomniachtchi, Ian27671/2-1/228D70Wijk aan Zee2017
19Adhiban, Baskaran2653Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/238A46Wijk aan Zee2017
20Aronian, Levon2780Wei, Yi27061/2-1/235A06Wijk aan Zee2017
21Harikrishna, Pentala2766Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/249C89Wijk aan Zee2017
22Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2546Aronian, Levon28300-163C50Doha2016
23Aronian, Levon2830Zhigalko, Sergei26991-041A20Doha2016
24Wei, Yi2636Aronian, Levon28301-052A45Doha2016
25Aronian, Levon2830Fressinet, Laurent26281-062A15Doha2016
26Melkumyan, Hrant2712Aronian, Levon28301-056D39Doha2016
27Khusnutdinov, Rustam2624Aronian, Levon28300-140B86Doha2016
28Aronian, Levon2830Malakhov, Vladimir26720-156A15Doha2016
29Cheparinov, Ivan2689Aronian, Levon27851/2-1/259E11Doha2016
30Aronian, Levon2830Grischuk, Alexander27610-160E92Doha2016
31Nguyen2648Aronian, Levon28300-150A46Doha2016
32Aronian, Levon2830Bu, Xiangzhi26131/2-1/256A11Doha2016
33Matlakov, Maxim2668Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/257A16Doha2016
34Aronian, Levon2830Li, Chao B26321-030A05Doha2016
35Adly, Ahmed2733Aronian, Levon28301-040A46Doha2016
36Aronian, Levon2830Bok, Benjamin26301-027A05Doha2016
37Aronian, Levon2830Flores, Diego25971-033B37Doha2016
38Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian2520Aronian, Levon28300-128A05Doha2016
39Aronian, Levon2830Firouzja, Alireza24741/2-1/246A15Doha2016
40Belyakov, Bogdan2458Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/282C51Doha2016
41Aronian, Levon2830Grandelius, Nils26020-141A13Doha2016
42Inarkiev, Ernesto2605Aronian, Levon28301/2-1/255C88Doha2016
43Aronian, Levon2770Cheparinov, Ivan26991/2-1/219A13Doha2016
44Howell, David2671Aronian, Levon27700-154C88Doha2016
45Aronian, Levon2770Anand, Viswanathan28021/2-1/250A20Doha2016
46Dominguez Perez, Leinier2803Aronian, Levon27701-026C88Doha2016
47Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2643Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/218D39Doha2016
48Aronian, Levon2770Carlsen, Magnus29061/2-1/235A11Doha2016
49Nepomniachtchi, Ian2812Aronian, Levon27701/2-1/280C50Doha2016
50Aronian, Levon2770Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28050-134A05Doha2016