Aronian, Levon (1982)

Levon Aronian. Picture by Andreas Kontokanis (2011. Creative Commons License)

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Grigori
Alias: David Beckham of Chess.



Description: Levon Aronian is an International Chess Grandmaster from Armenia. He was one of the players of the Armenian chess team that won the gold medal in the 2006 Olympics. Despite not having the title of World Chess Champion, Aronian has won many first-rate tournaments that have made him the best chess player in Armenia.
Sex: Male. Occupation: Chess Player.
Place of Birth / Death: Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union. Country Tags: Armenia. Germany.
Centuries: XX-XXI Title: Grandmaster (2000)
World Champion: – School: –
Styles: – Chess Olympiads: 1996, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014.



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External links



  • Averbakh, Yuri. (2012). A history of chess. From Chaturanga to the present day. Milford, USA: Russel enterprises Inc.
  • Eales, Richard. (2002). Chess: The history of a game. Glasgow, Scotland: Hardinge Simpole Publishing.
  • Elo, Arpad E. (2008). The rating of chess players, Past and Present. New York: Ishi Press.
  • Hooper, David. Whyld, Kenneth. (1992). The Oxford companion to chess. Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Murray, H. J. R. (1913). A history of chess. New York: Oxford University Press.