Firouzja, Alireza Age 18

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#2 (active)
#1 (active)
2804 - 01 Dec 2021
2656 World #69 (active)
2810 World #6 (active)
18 Jun 2003
Babol, Iran

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

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.

At the age of 18 years and 5 month, he 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).

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 with 10.5/15 (+8 =5 -2), a point behind 3-time World Rapid Champion Magnus Carlsen at the World Rapid Championship 2019.

Now playing under the flag of the French Federation.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Firouzja, Alireza2770Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27651-051C50Terme Olimia2021
2Grischuk, Alexander2773Firouzja, Alireza27701/2-1/286C78Terme Olimia2021
3Firouzja, Alireza2770Jobava, Baadur25821-046B12Terme Olimia2021
4Firouzja, Alireza2770Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios26191-050B47Terme Olimia2021
5Sargissian, Gabriel2664Firouzja, Alireza27700-155D19Terme Olimia2021
6Firouzja, Alireza2770Yilmaz, Mustafa26261-036B90Terme Olimia2021
7Erdos, Viktor2615Firouzja, Alireza27700-156B11Terme Olimia2021
8Firouzja, Alireza2770Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios26191-050B47Terme Olimia2021
9Firouzja, Alireza2770Saric, Ivan26651/2-1/232B90Terme Olimia2021
10Ragger, Markus2668Firouzja, Alireza27700-159B11Terme Olimia2021
11Oparin, Grigoriy2654Firouzja, Alireza27701/2-1/228C65Riga2021
12Firouzja, Alireza2770Howell, David26581-057C50Riga2021
13Caruana, Fabiano2800Firouzja, Alireza27701-054B12Riga2021
14Firouzja, Alireza2770Sasikiran, Krishnan26401-043C53Riga2021
15Firouzja, Alireza2770Najer, Evgeniy26541-059C43Riga2021
16Shirov, Alexei2659Firouzja, Alireza27701/2-1/243B12Riga2021
17Firouzja, Alireza2770Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27631/2-1/231B90Riga2021
18Yu, Yangyi2704Firouzja, Alireza27701/2-1/230D19Riga2021
19Firouzja, Alireza2770Predke, Alexandr26661-063C92Riga2021
20Swiercz, Dariusz2647Firouzja, Alireza27700-161B93Riga2021
21Firouzja, Alireza2770Abasov, Nijat26381-028C43Riga2021
22Firouzja, Alireza2754Rapport, Richard27601-032B30The Stavanger region2021
23Tari, Aryan2642Firouzja, Alireza27540-150B90The Stavanger region2021
24Karjakin, Sergey2758Firouzja, Alireza27540-134B90The Stavanger region2021
25Firouzja, Alireza2754Nepomniachtchi, Ian27921-057C55The Stavanger region2021
26Carlsen, Magnus2855Firouzja, Alireza27541-052C78The Stavanger region2021
27Firouzja, Alireza2754Tari, Aryan26421-036C55The Stavanger region2021
28Rapport, Richard2760Firouzja, Alireza27541-055D90The Stavanger region2021
29Firouzja, Alireza2754Karjakin, Sergey27580-162A01Stavanger NOR2021
30Firouzja, Alireza2754Karjakin, Sergey27581/2-1/237C53The Stavanger region2021
31Firouzja, Alireza2754Karjakin, Sergey27581/2-1/237C53The Stavanger region2021
32Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Firouzja, Alireza27541-025C34The Stavanger region2021
33Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Firouzja, Alireza27541/2-1/231C78The Stavanger region2021
34Firouzja, Alireza2754Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/257B30The Stavanger region2021
35Firouzja, Alireza2754Carlsen, Magnus28551/2-1/239B30The Stavanger region2021
36Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, INT2021
37Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/ INT2021
38Firouzja, Alireza2759Artemiev, Vladislav27041/2-1/ INT2021
39Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/ INT2021
40Firouzja, Alireza2759Artemiev, INT2021
41Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, INT2021
42Firouzja, Alireza2759Artemiev, Vladislav27041/2-1/ INT2021
43Firouzja, Alireza2759Artemiev, INT2021
44Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/ INT2021
45Firouzja, Alireza2759Artemiev, Vladislav27041/2-1/ INT2021
46Artemiev, Vladislav2704Firouzja, INT2021
47Firouzja, Alireza2759So, INT2021
48So, Wesley2772Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/ INT2021
49Firouzja, Alireza2759So, INT2021
50So, Wesley2772Firouzja, INT2021