Firouzja, Alireza Age 20

Source: Lennart Ootes/NorwayChess

Live Rating
Live Rank
FIDE Rating
World Rank
France Rank
FIDE Peak Rating
2804 - Dec 2021 (Age 18)
FIDE Peak Rank
#2 (2804) - Dec 2021 (Age 18)
2737 World #10, Peak 2745 (Oct 2022)
2863 World #3, Peak 2904 (Nov 2022)
18 Jun 2003
Babol, Iran
FIDE ID 12573981

Active Years:
2012 - 2023
Total Games:
542 (47%)
238 (21%)
372 (32%)
Total score:
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
C54 Italian Game (28 games)
C65 Ruy Lopez (20 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (15 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (27 games)
B51 Sicilian Defense (15 games)
A48 East Indian Defense (12 games)

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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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesSiteDate 
1Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2734Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/228Saint Louis30 Nov 2023
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/243Saint Louis28 Nov 2023
3Firouzja, Alireza2777Caruana, Fabiano27950-144Saint Louis27 Nov 2023
4Aronian, Levon2727Firouzja, Alireza27771-067Saint Louis25 Nov 2023
5Firouzja, Alireza2777Dominguez Perez, Leinier27451/2-1/247Saint Louis24 Nov 2023
6Rapport, Richard2748Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/235Saint Louis23 Nov 2023
7Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521/2-1/230Saint Louis22 Nov 2023
8So, Wesley2752Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/231Saint Louis21 Nov 2023
9Xiong, Jeffery2681Firouzja, Alireza27771-055Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
10Firouzja, Alireza2777Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711-050Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
11Le, Quang Liem2731Firouzja, Alireza27771-082Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
12Firouzja, Alireza2777Caruana, Fabiano27950-144Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
13Sevian, Sam2695Firouzja, Alireza28961/2-1/249Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
14Sevian, Samuel2696Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/250Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
15Firouzja, Alireza2777So, Wesley27521/2-1/267Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
16Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2734Firouzja, Alireza27771-071Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
17Firouzja, Alireza2777Robson, Ray26961-050Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
18Giri, Anish2752Firouzja, Alireza27770-151Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
19Firouzja, Alireza2777Xiong, Jeffery26811-043Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
20Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27770-156Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
21Firouzja, Alireza2777Le, Quang Liem27310-175Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
22Caruana, Fabiano2795Firouzja, Alireza27771-032Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
23Firouzja, Alireza2777Sevian, Samuel26961-046Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
24So, Wesley2752Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/285Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
25Firouzja, Alireza2777Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27340-161Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
26Robson, Ray2696Firouzja, Alireza27770-141Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
27Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521-028Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
28Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521-039Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
29Sevian, Samuel2696Firouzja, Alireza27771-068Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
30Firouzja, Alireza2777Le, Quang Liem27311/2-1/267Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
31Robson, Ray2696Firouzja, Alireza27771-044Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
32Firouzja, Alireza2777So, Wesley27521/2-1/244Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/243Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
34Firouzja, Alireza2777Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27341/2-1/235Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
35Xiong, Jeffery2681Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/219Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
36Caruana, Fabiano2795Firouzja, Alireza27770-147Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
37Firouzja, Alireza2777Yakubboev, Nodirbek26161/2-1/246Douglas5 Nov 2023
38Bartel, Mateusz2651Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/262Douglas4 Nov 2023
39Firouzja, Alireza2777Aravindh, Chithambaram VR26491/2-1/256Douglas3 Nov 2023
40Sevian, Samuel2698Firouzja, Alireza27771-041Douglas2 Nov 2023
41Firouzja, Alireza2777Sarana, Alexey26821/2-1/258Douglas1 Nov 2023
42Artemiev, Vladislav2697Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/267Douglas30 Oct 2023
43Firouzja, Alireza2777Niemann, Hans Moke26671/2-1/253Douglas29 Oct 2023
44Abasov, Nijat Azad2679Firouzja, Alireza27770-165Douglas28 Oct 2023
45Firouzja, Alireza2777Zhalmakhanov, Ramazan24471/2-1/242Douglas27 Oct 2023
46Firouzja, Alireza2777Mamedov, Rauf26401-048Douglas26 Oct 2023
47Ponomariov, Ruslan2641Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/232Douglas25 Oct 2023
48Firouzja, Alireza2777Duda, Jan Krzysztof27321-045Zagreb9 Jul 2023
49Lupulescu, Constantin2584Firouzja, Alireza27770-158Zagreb9 Jul 2023
50Carlsen, Magnus2835Firouzja, Alireza27770-196Zagreb9 Jul 2023