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 (29 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 
1Firouzja, Alireza2737So, Wesley27371/2-1/239Toronto10 Dec 2023
2So, Wesley2737Firouzja, Alireza27371/2-1/250Toronto10 Dec 2023
3Firouzja, Alireza2737Nakamura, Hikaru27310-144Toronto10 Dec 2023
4Nakamura, Hikaru2731Firouzja, Alireza27371-052Toronto10 Dec 2023
5Firouzja, Alireza2737Caruana, Fabiano27620-194Toronto9 Dec 2023
6Caruana, Fabiano2762Firouzja, Alireza27370-137Toronto9 Dec 2023
7Firouzja, Alireza2737Abdusattorov, Nodirbek27271-032Toronto9 Dec 2023
8Abdusattorov, Nodirbek2727Firouzja, Alireza27371/2-1/263Toronto9 Dec 2023
9Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2734Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/228Saint Louis30 Nov 2023
10Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/243Saint Louis28 Nov 2023
11Firouzja, Alireza2777Caruana, Fabiano27950-144Saint Louis27 Nov 2023
12Aronian, Levon2727Firouzja, Alireza27771-067Saint Louis25 Nov 2023
13Firouzja, Alireza2777Dominguez Perez, Leinier27451/2-1/247Saint Louis24 Nov 2023
14Rapport, Richard2748Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/235Saint Louis23 Nov 2023
15Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521/2-1/230Saint Louis22 Nov 2023
16So, Wesley2752Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/231Saint Louis21 Nov 2023
17Xiong, Jeffery2681Firouzja, Alireza27771-055Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
18Firouzja, Alireza2777Nepomniachtchi, Ian27711-050Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
19Le, Quang Liem2731Firouzja, Alireza27771-082Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
20Firouzja, Alireza2777Caruana, Fabiano27950-144Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
21Sevian, Sam2695Firouzja, Alireza28961/2-1/249Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
22Sevian, Samuel2696Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/250Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
23Firouzja, Alireza2777So, Wesley27521/2-1/267Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
24Vachier Lagrave, Maxime2734Firouzja, Alireza27771-071Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
25Firouzja, Alireza2777Robson, Ray26961-050Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
26Giri, Anish2752Firouzja, Alireza27770-151Saint Louis18 Nov 2023
27Firouzja, Alireza2777Xiong, Jeffery26811-043Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
28Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27770-156Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
29Firouzja, Alireza2777Le, Quang Liem27310-175Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
30Caruana, Fabiano2795Firouzja, Alireza27771-032Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
31Firouzja, Alireza2777Sevian, Samuel26961-046Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
32So, Wesley2752Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/285Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
33Firouzja, Alireza2777Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27340-161Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
34Robson, Ray2696Firouzja, Alireza27770-141Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
35Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521-028Saint Louis17 Nov 2023
36Firouzja, Alireza2777Giri, Anish27521-039Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
37Sevian, Samuel2696Firouzja, Alireza27771-068Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
38Firouzja, Alireza2777Le, Quang Liem27311/2-1/267Saint Louis16 Nov 2023
39Robson, Ray2696Firouzja, Alireza27771-044Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
40Firouzja, Alireza2777So, Wesley27521/2-1/244Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
41Nepomniachtchi, Ian2771Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/243Saint Louis15 Nov 2023
42Firouzja, Alireza2777Vachier Lagrave, Maxime27341/2-1/235Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
43Xiong, Jeffery2681Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/219Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
44Caruana, Fabiano2795Firouzja, Alireza27770-147Saint Louis14 Nov 2023
45Firouzja, Alireza2777Yakubboev, Nodirbek26161/2-1/246Douglas5 Nov 2023
46Bartel, Mateusz2651Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/262Douglas4 Nov 2023
47Firouzja, Alireza2777Aravindh, Chithambaram VR26491/2-1/256Douglas3 Nov 2023
48Sevian, Samuel2698Firouzja, Alireza27771-041Douglas2 Nov 2023
49Firouzja, Alireza2777Sarana, Alexey26821/2-1/258Douglas1 Nov 2023
50Artemiev, Vladislav2697Firouzja, Alireza27771/2-1/267Douglas30 Oct 2023