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)
2724 World #15, Peak 2745 (Oct 2022)
2863 World #3, Peak 2904 (Nov 2022)
18 Jun 2003
Babol, Iran
FIDE ID 12573981

Active Years:
2012 - 2024
Total Games:
563 (47%)
254 (21%)
391 (32%)
Total score:
Performance :
Performance for the last active 12 months:
C54 Italian Game (30 games)
C65 Ruy Lopez (20 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (16 games)
B90 Sicilian Defense (30 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 
1Praggnanandhaa R2747Firouzja, Alireza27371-038Stavanger27 May 2024
2Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2747Firouzja, Alireza27371/2-1/244Stavanger27 May 2024
3Firouzja, Alireza2760Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27271/2-1/214Toronto21 Apr 2024
4Gukesh, Dommaraju2743Firouzja, Alireza27601-063Toronto20 Apr 2024
5Nakamura, Hikaru2789Firouzja, Alireza27601-052Toronto18 Apr 2024
6Firouzja, Alireza2760Abasov, Nijat Azad26321-024Toronto17 Apr 2024
7Caruana, Fabiano2803Firouzja, Alireza27601-047Toronto15 Apr 2024
8Firouzja, Alireza2760Nepomniachtchi, Ian27581/2-1/244Toronto14 Apr 2024
9Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2747Firouzja, Alireza27601/2-1/240Toronto13 Apr 2024
10Firouzja, Alireza2760Gukesh, Dommaraju27431-040Toronto11 Apr 2024
11Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2727Firouzja, Alireza27601-040Toronto10 Apr 2024
12Firouzja, Alireza2760Nakamura, Hikaru27890-163Toronto9 Apr 2024
13Abasov, Nijat Azad2632Firouzja, Alireza27601/2-1/264Toronto7 Apr 2024
14Firouzja, Alireza2760Caruana, Fabiano28031/2-1/238Toronto6 Apr 2024
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2758Firouzja, Alireza27601-045Toronto5 Apr 2024
16Firouzja, Alireza2760Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu27471/2-1/239Toronto4 Apr 2024
17Praggnanandhaa, Rameshbabu2743Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/260Wijk aan Zee28 Jan 2024
18Firouzja, Alireza2759Nepomniachtchi, Ian27691-028Wijk aan Zee27 Jan 2024
19Gukesh, Dommaraju2725Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/238Wijk aan Zee26 Jan 2024
20Firouzja, Alireza2759Giri, Anish27491/2-1/251Wijk aan Zee24 Jan 2024
21Donchenko, Alexander2643Firouzja, Alireza27591-035Wijk aan Zee23 Jan 2024
22Firouzja, Alireza2759Ding, Liren27801-043Wijk aan Zee21 Jan 2024
23Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2742Firouzja, Alireza27591-042Wijk aan Zee20 Jan 2024
24Firouzja, Alireza2759Wei, Yi27401-046Wijk aan Zee19 Jan 2024
25Ju, Wenjun2549Firouzja, Alireza27591-064Wijk aan Zee18 Jan 2024
26Firouzja, Alireza2759Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271/2-1/233Wijk aan Zee16 Jan 2024
27Warmerdam, Max2625Firouzja, Alireza27591/2-1/230Wijk aan Zee15 Jan 2024
28Firouzja, Alireza2759Maghsoodloo, Parham27401-043Wijk aan Zee14 Jan 2024
29Van Foreest, Jorden2682Firouzja, Alireza27590-137Wijk aan Zee13 Jan 2024
30Shirazi, Kamran2275Firouzja, Alireza27630-139Rouen29 Dec 2023
31Firouzja, Alireza2763Kamsky, Gata26341-036Rouen28 Dec 2023
32Peng, Li Min2562Firouzja, Alireza27630-172Rouen28 Dec 2023
33Firouzja, Alireza2763Tirard, Hugo24131-033Rouen27 Dec 2023
34Marie, Maxime2219Firouzja, Alireza27630-140Rouen27 Dec 2023
35Firouzja, Alireza2763Konidakis, Alex18581-032Rouen26 Dec 2023
36Andrieu, Philippe1686Firouzja, Alireza27630-133Rouen26 Dec 2023
37Firouzja, Alireza2763Fedorchuk, Sergey A25461/2-1/249Chartres22 Dec 2023
38Fedorchuk, Sergey A2546Firouzja, Alireza27630-137Chartres21 Dec 2023
39Shchekachev, Andrei2506Firouzja, Alireza27630-133Chartres20 Dec 2023
40Firouzja, Alireza2763Shchekachev, Andrei25061-028Chartres20 Dec 2023
41Dgebuadze, Alexandre2439Firouzja, Alireza27630-137Chartres19 Dec 2023
42Firouzja, Alireza2763Dgebuadze, Alexandre24391-033Chartres18 Dec 2023
43Carlsen, Magnus Firouzja, Alireza 1-051Toronto12 Dec 2023
44Firouzja, Alireza2763Carlsen, Magnus28300-193Toronto12 Dec 2023
45Carlsen, Magnus2830Firouzja, Alireza27630-136Toronto12 Dec 2023
46Lazavik, Denis2566Firouzja, Alireza27631/2-1/281Toronto11 Dec 2023
47Lazavik, Denis2566Firouzja, Alireza27631/2-1/234Toronto11 Dec 2023
48Firouzja, Alireza2763Lazavik, Denis25661/2-1/252Toronto11 Dec 2023
49Firouzja, Alireza2763Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27311/2-1/256Toronto11 Dec 2023
50Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2731Firouzja, Alireza27631-079Toronto11 Dec 2023