Firouzja, Alireza Age 19

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#4 (active)
#1 (active)
2804 - 01 Dec 2021
2745 World #11 (active)
2904 World #1 (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, Alireza2732Nepomniachtchi, Ian27791-034A15Saint Louis2022
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2779Firouzja, Alireza27321/2-1/270E10Saint Louis2022
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2757Firouzja, Alireza27781/2-1/233C67Saint Louis2022
4Firouzja, Alireza2778So, Wesley27711-032C50Saint Louis2022
5Dominguez Perez, Leinier2745Firouzja, Alireza27781/2-1/255B90Saint Louis2022
6Firouzja, Alireza2778Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27571-028A20Saint Louis2022
7Niemann, Hans Moke2688Firouzja, Alireza27781/2-1/243C55Saint Louis2022
8Firouzja, Alireza2778Aronian, Levon27591-038C50Saint Louis2022
9Nepomniachtchi, Ian2792Firouzja, Alireza27781-050E04Saint Louis2022
10Firouzja, Alireza2778Caruana, Fabiano27581/2-1/234A30Saint Louis2022
11Firouzja, Alireza2795Dominguez Perez, Leinier27081-037A30Saint Louis2022
12Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2812Firouzja, Alireza27951/2-1/233C67Saint Louis2022
13Firouzja, Alireza2795Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27101-028A20Saint Louis2022
14Shankland, Samuel L2645Firouzja, Alireza27950-127E04Saint Louis2022
15Caruana, Fabiano2847Firouzja, Alireza27950-155A13Saint Louis2022
16Firouzja, Alireza2795Aronian, Levon28501-038A16Saint Louis2022
17Nakamura, Hikaru2850Firouzja, Alireza27950-163A06Saint Louis2022
18Firouzja, Alireza2795Xiong, Jeffery27141-093A30Saint Louis2022
19Nepomniachtchi, Ian2791Firouzja, Alireza27951/2-1/249E04Saint Louis2022
20Dominguez Perez, Leinier2708Firouzja, Alireza27950-137C55Saint Louis2022
21Firouzja, Alireza2795Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime28121-062A04Saint Louis2022
22Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2710Firouzja, Alireza27950-146E10Saint Louis2022
23Firouzja, Alireza2795Shankland, Samuel L26451-031A13Saint Louis2022
24Firouzja, Alireza2795Caruana, Fabiano28471/2-1/275A20Saint Louis2022
25Aronian, Levon2850Firouzja, Alireza27951/2-1/254C65Saint Louis2022
26Firouzja, Alireza2795Nakamura, Hikaru28501/2-1/229C67Saint Louis2022
27Xiong, Jeffery2714Firouzja, Alireza27951/2-1/235A46Saint Louis2022
28Firouzja, Alireza2795Nepomniachtchi, Ian27911-033A20Saint Louis2022
29Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2763Firouzja, Alireza27041/2-1/214C67Saint Louis2022
30Firouzja, Alireza2704Aronian, Levon27281/2-1/224C65Saint Louis2022
31Firouzja, Alireza2704Nepomniachtchi, Ian27951/2-1/246D40Saint Louis2022
32Dominguez Perez, Leinier2705Firouzja, Alireza27040-132B12Saint Louis2022
33Firouzja, Alireza2704Caruana, Fabiano27660-126C65Saint Louis2022
34Xiong, Jeffery2725Firouzja, Alireza27041/2-1/243C47Saint Louis2022
35Firouzja, Alireza2704Shankland, Samuel L26161/2-1/253C65Saint Louis2022
36Nakamura, Hikaru2837Firouzja, Alireza27040-149A06Saint Louis2022
37Firouzja, Alireza2704Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar26951-046A20Saint Louis2022
38Firouzja, Alireza2791Van Foreest, Jorden26091-084D12Zagreb2022
39Carlsen, Magnus2828Firouzja, Alireza27910-151E10Zagreb2022
40Saric, Ivan2550Firouzja, Alireza27910-151C78Zagreb2022
41Firouzja, Alireza2791Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27781-043C42Zagreb2022
42Nepomniachtchi, Ian2740Firouzja, Alireza27910-129C55Zagreb2022
43Firouzja, Alireza2791Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27840-148A04Zagreb2022
44Dominguez Perez, Leinier2729Firouzja, Alireza27910-144C78Zagreb2022
45Firouzja, Alireza2791So, Wesley27631-036E46Zagreb2022
46Topalov, Veselin2667Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/258A20Zagreb2022
47Van Foreest, Jorden2609Firouzja, Alireza27910-150B07Zagreb2022
48Firouzja, Alireza2791Carlsen, Magnus28280-144D43Zagreb2022
49Firouzja, Alireza2791Saric, Ivan25500-139B50Zagreb2022
50Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2778Firouzja, Alireza27911/2-1/271E10Zagreb2022