Firouzja, Alireza Age 19

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
#1 (active)
2804 - 01 Dec 2021
2704 World #24 (active)
2795 World #7 (active)
18 Jun 2003
Babol, Iran

At the age of 18 years and 5 month, Alireza Firouzja is the youngest player ever to reach a rating of 2800. He achieved this milestone when he won his last round game at the European Team Championship 2021 where he scored 8/9 (TPR of 3015). Just before that Firouzja had won the FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament 2021 with 7.5/11 thereby quaifying for the Candidates 2022.

Also, he is the second youngest player, behind Wei Yi, to reach a rating of 2700, doing so at the age of 16 years and 1 month.

International Grandmaster (2018) at the age of 14 years 8 months and 2 days; Asian U12 Champion (2015); Iranian Champion (2016 - 2019) - youngest Iranian Champion ever); Asian Blitz Champion (2018).

Won gold on board 4 for Iran, which placed 4th, at the Asian Team Championship 2016. Contested the World Cup in 2019, bowing out in round 3 to eventual Cup winner and 2020 Candidate Ding Liren.

After placing 6th at the World Rapid Championship in 2018, Firouzja placed 2nd at the World Rapid Championship 2019 with 10.5/15 (+8 =5 -2), a point behind 3-time World Rapid Champion Magnus Carlsen.

Now playing under the flag of the French Federation.

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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Firouzja, Alireza2791Van Foreest, Jorden26091-084D12Zagreb2022
2Carlsen, Magnus2828Firouzja, Alireza27910-151E10Zagreb2022
3Saric, Ivan2550Firouzja, Alireza27910-151C78Zagreb2022
4Firouzja, Alireza2791Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-043C42Zagreb2022
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian2740Firouzja, Alireza27910-129C55Zagreb2022
6Firouzja, Alireza2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27840-148A04Zagreb2022
7Dominguez Perez, Leinier2729Firouzja, Alireza27910-144C78Zagreb2022
8Firouzja, Alireza2791So, Wesley27631-036E46Zagreb2022
9Topalov, Veselin2667Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/258A20Zagreb2022
10Van Foreest, Jorden2609Firouzja, Alireza27910-150B07Zagreb2022
11Firouzja, Alireza2791Carlsen, Magnus28280-144D43Zagreb2022
12Firouzja, Alireza2791Saric, Ivan25500-139B50Zagreb2022
13Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/271E10Zagreb2022
14Firouzja, Alireza2791Nepomniachtchi, Ian27401/2-1/245A45Zagreb2022
15Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2784Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/243B13Zagreb2022
16Firouzja, Alireza2791Dominguez Perez, Leinier27290-159D00Zagreb2022
17So, Wesley2763Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/248C67Zagreb2022
18Firouzja, Alireza2791Topalov, Veselin26671/2-1/252C88Zagreb2022
19Van Foreest, Jorden2645Firouzja, Alireza26701-032C67Zagreb2022
20Firouzja, Alireza2670So, Wesley27791/2-1/274C67Zagreb2022
21Dominguez Perez, Leinier2726Firouzja, Alireza26701/2-1/254C55Zagreb2022
22Firouzja, Alireza2670Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar26991-068A20Zagreb2022
23Firouzja, Alireza2670Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27641/2-1/268B50Zagreb2022
24Carlsen, Magnus2847Firouzja, Alireza26701/2-1/236E06Zagreb2022
25Firouzja, Alireza2670Topalov, Veselin26271-030C42Zagreb2022
26Nepomniachtchi, Ian2821Firouzja, Alireza26701/2-1/266C55Zagreb2022
27Firouzja, Alireza2670Saric, Ivan26451-097B50Zagreb2022
28Caruana, Fabiano2783Firouzja, Alireza27930-163C65Madrid2022
29Firouzja, Alireza2793Ding, Liren28061/2-1/242C47Madrid2022
30Duda, Jan Krzysztof2750Firouzja, Alireza27931/2-1/241D45Madrid2022
31Firouzja, Alireza2793Nepomniachtchi, Ian27660-135C42Madrid2022
32Nakamura, Hikaru2760Firouzja, Alireza27931-032B90Madrid2022
33Firouzja, Alireza2793Rapport, Richard27641-041C65Madrid2022
34Firouzja, Alireza2793Radjabov, Teimour27531/2-1/293C50Madrid2022
35Ding, Liren2806Firouzja, Alireza27931/2-1/254A20Madrid2022
36Firouzja, Alireza2793Caruana, Fabiano27830-142E06Madrid2022
37Firouzja, Alireza2793Duda, Jan Krzysztof27501/2-1/236C42Madrid2022
38Nepomniachtchi, Ian2766Firouzja, Alireza27931-039B90Madrid2022
39Firouzja, Alireza2793Nakamura, Hikaru27601/2-1/254E32Madrid2022
40Rapport, Richard2764Firouzja, Alireza27931/2-1/261B53Madrid2022
41Radjabov, Teimour2753Firouzja, Alireza27931/2-1/271E10Madrid2022
42Firouzja, Alireza2804Vachier Lagrave, M.27500-174D78Bucharest ROU2022
43Firouzja, Alireza2804Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27500-174D70Bucharest2022
44So, Wesley2766Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/238E92Bucharest2022
45Firouzja, Alireza2804Dominguez Perez, Leinier27531-058E48Bucharest2022
46Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/296E39Bucharest2022
47Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2671Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/268E73Bucharest2022
48Firouzja, Alireza2804Rapport, R.27761/2-1/246B45Bucharest ROU2022
49Firouzja, Alireza2804Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/247B45Bucharest2022
50Aronian, Levon2765Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/262D17Bucharest2022