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Alireza Firouzja

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Alireza Firouzja (Persian: علی‌رضا فیروزجا, pronounced [æliːɾeˈzɑː fiːɾuːzˈdʒɑː]; born 18 June 2003) is an Iranian and French chess grandmaster. Firouzja is the youngest player to have surpassed a FIDE rating of 2800, beating the previous record set by Magnus Carlsen by more than five months. A chess prodigy, Firouzja won the Iranian Chess Championship at age 12 and earned the Grandmaster title at 14. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alireza Firouzja has received more than 1,559,579 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Alireza Firouzja is the 232nd most popular chess player (up from 308th in 2019), the 412th most popular biography from Iran (up from 428th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Alireza Firouzja ranks 232 out of 374Before him are Xu Yuhua, Teimour Radjabov, Peter Leko, Israel Albert Horowitz, Walter Browne, and Joël Lautier. After him are Zdenko Kožul, Elina Danielian, Raymond Keene, Lev Psakhis, Alisa Galliamova, and Manuel Aaron.

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Among people born in 2003, Alireza Firouzja ranks 10Before him are Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Yusuf Demir, Eileen Gu, Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco, Aidan Gallagher, and Prince Gabriel of Belgium. After him are Carlos Alcaraz, Jude Bellingham, Bhad Bhabie, Ilaix Moriba, Florian Wirtz, and Alena Kostornaia.

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Among people born in Iran, Alireza Firouzja ranks 412 out of 528Before him are Mehdi Taremi (1992), Hossein Shahabi (1967), Masoud Shojaei (1984), Mohammad Reza Golzar (1977), Saeed Jalili (1965), and Samira Makhmalbaf (1980). After him are Niki Karimi (1971), Nasser Shabani (1957), Shermine Shahrivar (1982), Mehrdad Minavand (1975), Alireza Beiranvand (1992), and Saeid Marouf (1985).

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Among chess players born in Iran, Alireza Firouzja ranks 1After him are Atousa Pourkashiyan (1988).

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