Firouzja, Alireza Age 18

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#3 (active)
#1 (active)
2804 - 01 Dec 2021
2670 World #38 (active)
2791 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, Alireza2804Vachier Lagrave, M.27500-174D78Bucharest ROU2022
2Firouzja, Alireza2804Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27500-174D70Bucharest2022
3So, Wesley2766Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/238E92Bucharest2022
4Firouzja, Alireza2804Dominguez Perez, Leinier27531-058E48Bucharest2022
5Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2770Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/296E39Bucharest2022
6Deac, Bogdan-Daniel2671Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/268E73Bucharest2022
7Firouzja, Alireza2804Rapport, R.27761/2-1/246B45Bucharest ROU2022
8Firouzja, Alireza2804Rapport, Richard27761/2-1/247B45Bucharest2022
9Aronian, Levon2765Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/262D17Bucharest2022
10Firouzja, Alireza2804Nepomniachtchi, Ian27730-155C24Bucharest2022
11Caruana, Fabiano2786Firouzja, Alireza28041/2-1/229A13Bucharest2022
12Firouzja, Alireza2804Erigaisi, Arjun26291-069B76Warsaw POL2021
13Firouzja, Alireza2810Aronian, Levon27401-048C53Warsaw2021
14Dubov, Daniil2749Firouzja, Alireza28100-139A49Warsaw2021
15Firouzja, Alireza2810Erigaisi Arjun27651-069B75Warsaw2021
16Kravtsiv, Martyn2638Firouzja, Alireza28100-142B51Warsaw2021
17Firouzja, Alireza2810Muradli, Mahammad25711-041B90Warsaw2021
18Maghsoodloo, Parham2655Firouzja, Alireza28101-045E46Warsaw2021
19Onischuk, Vladimir2657Firouzja, Alireza28100-167A07Warsaw2021
20Firouzja, Alireza2810Moroni, Luca Jr24911-032B06Warsaw2021
21Firouzja, Alireza2810Karjakin, Sergey26570-132A46Warsaw2021
22Firouzja, Alireza2804Gareev, T.25730-156A45Warsaw POL2021
23Adly, Ahmed2656Firouzja, Alireza28100-143A46Warsaw2021
24Firouzja, Alireza2810Abdusattorov, Nodirbek26861-029A45Warsaw2021
25Mastrovasilis, Dimitrios2577Firouzja, Alireza28100-173B51Warsaw2021
26Predke, Alexandr2627Firouzja, Alireza28101-047E48Warsaw2021
27Firouzja, Alireza2810Saraci, Nderim24791-034C70Warsaw2021
28Firouzja, Alireza2810Postny, Evgeny25211-042C88Warsaw2021
29Indjic, Aleksandar2603Firouzja, Alireza28101-038E97Warsaw2021
30Firouzja, Alireza2810Theodorou, Nikolas23511-046C60Warsaw2021
31Kantor, Gergely2517Firouzja, Alireza28100-144E71Warsaw2021
32Firouzja, Alireza2810Czarnota, Pawel25401/2-1/273A01Warsaw2021
33Bellahcene, Bilel2493Firouzja, Alireza28101/2-1/236B41Warsaw2021
34Firouzja, Alireza2810Gareyev, Timur25480-156A45Warsaw2021
35Firouzja, Alireza2804Nakamura, Hi27361/2-1/250C53Warsaw POL2021
36Karjakin, Sergey2757Firouzja, Alireza26561-086E92Warsaw2021
37Firouzja, Alireza2656Dubov, Daniil27351/2-1/264B60Warsaw2021
38Cheparinov, Ivan2621Firouzja, Alireza26561/2-1/241E94Warsaw2021
39Firouzja, Alireza2804Shevchenko, Kirill26551-093E98Warsaw POL2021
40Firouzja, Alireza2804Gareev, T.25731-045E33Warsaw POL2021
41Firouzja, Alireza2656Nakamura, Hikaru28361/2-1/250C53Warsaw2021
42Firouzja, Alireza2656Shevchenko, Kirill25081-093E98Warsaw2021
43Van Foreest, Jorden2563Firouzja, Alireza26561/2-1/245C55Warsaw2021
44Carlsen, Magnus2842Firouzja, Alireza26561-053B12Warsaw2021
45Firouzja, Alireza2656Gareyev, Timur25781-045A50Warsaw2021
46Firouzja, Alireza2804Nihal, Sarin26621-064E06Warsaw POL2021
47Firouzja, Alireza2656Nihal Sarin25001-064D30Warsaw2021
48Aronian, Levon2728Firouzja, Alireza26561/2-1/256B13Warsaw2021
49Firouzja, Alireza2656Jakubowski, Krzysztof23991-034D02Warsaw2021
50Martirosyan, Haik M.2377Firouzja, Alireza26560-147D70Warsaw2021