In the last list of the top Chess players we published, we went over the best Norwegian Chess players. Now in this article, we’re ranking the best Iranian Chess players from Iran, starting with the number ten spot in FIDE.
10. Bardiya Daneshvar
Full name: Bardiya Daneshvar
Title: International Master
World ranking: 796
Bardiya Daneshvar was awarded the International Master title by FIDE in 2018. The young Iranian chess player has participated in 158 games- 51 wins, 68 draws, and 39 losses. Among the tournaments he has played in include; Caissa Hotel Rugzar Gp A, Caissa Hotel Yagmur GpA, Caissa Hotel Liman GpA, and Caissa Hotel Asli GpA , all of which he played in 2022.
9. Sarasadat Khademalsharieh
Full name: Sarasadat Khademalsharieh
Title: International master
Born: March 10th, 1997
World ranking: 788
Sarasadat earned the International Master title in 2015. FIDE also had awarded her with Woman Grandmaster title in 2013, Woman International Master in 2011, and Woman FIDE Master in 2008. She has a peak rating of 2494. In 2015, she triumphed in the Iranian women’s tournament, and in 2015- 2016, she was passed in the qualifications for the FIDE women’s Grand Prix.
8. Amirreza Pourramezanali
Full name: Amirreza Pourramezanali
Born: September 23rd, 1992
World ranking: 735
Amirreza became a grandmaster in 2016. Before that, he had earned the International Master title in 2014, and the FIDE Master title in 2010. He has won bronze medals in different chess tournaments including; the under 18 Asian Youth tournaments, the world chess university tournament in 2016, and the Asian National cup. He is also a silver medalist in the Asian Youth tournament, Iranian blitz tournament 2015, and Poland Open 2008. In the under 14, 16, and 18 Iran youth tournament, he clinched a gold medal. In addition, he was the winner of the 2015 Ardebil International Blitz cup.
7. Shahin Lorparizangeneh
Full name: Shahin Lorparizangeneh
Born: January 16th, 1999
World ranking: 682
Lorparizangeneh was awarded the grandmaster title in 2017, the International Master title in 2015, and the FIDE Master title in 2009. He has played a total of 301 games in which he has won 96, drawn 134, and lost 71. Also, he has been involved in a couple of tournaments which include; the 5th Mersin Open 2021, Orbis 2 GM 2019, Banovci Dunav Vidovdan Op 2019, and 3rd Sharjah Masters 2019.
6. Ehsan Ghaem Maghami
Full name: Ehsan Ghaem Maghami
Born: August 11th, 1982
World ranking: 570
Ghaem Maghami earned the grandmaster title in 2001 and the International Master title in 2000. He has won a total of 13 titles in the Iranian chess tournament. He has a peak rating of 2519. He came first at the Kish GM championship in 2004. He is also a two times Iran rapid chess playmaker and a six times Iran blitz chess playmaker. Maghami has also clinched four medals in the world university chess championships and is a winner of forty-five international chess championships in various countries.
5. Seyed Khalil Mousavi
Full name: Seyed Khalil Mousavi
Title: International Master
Born: April 20th, 1998
World ranking: 535
Khalil Mousavi earned the International Master title in 2015 and the FIDE Master title in 2013. He has won two gold medals in the under 16 world Olympiad and the other 12 medals in Asia. His best skills are tactic, middle game, and sacrifice. He has played a total of 275 games with 97 wins, 109 draws and69 losses. Among the tournaments he has played include Sheikh Russel GM 2021, ch-IRI 2021, Fuad Jafarov Mem Masters 2020, and 4th Paytakht cup 2019.
4. Aryan Gholami
Full name: Aryan Gholami
Born: July 26th, 2001
World ranking: 488
Aryan was awarded the grandmaster title in 2020, the International Master in 2016, and the FIDE Master in 2010 by FIDE. He has played a total of 381 games in which he won 144 games and 140 draws. Among the notable games that he played include the Marmaris Karya-19 Gm 2022, thew Caissa Hotel Ygmur GpA 2022, Caissa Hotel Liman GpA 2022, and 14th Agzamov Mem 2021.
3. Pouya Idani
Full name: Pouya Idani
Born: September 22nd, 1995
World ranking: 127
Pouya became a grandmaster in 2010, an International Master in 2011, and a FIDE Master in 2010. In 2013, he was victorious at the under 18 World chess tournament and played for his country in several chess Olympiads, which include 2014 and 2012. Among other several tournaments Pouya has won include; the 2018 Goa Open Tournament and the Iranian under 18 tournaments in 2011. He also came second in the 7th Dubai Junior chess tournament in 2008 and in the Under 14 Iranian tournament in 2009. He has a peak ranking of 2611 in addition to being number 286 in peak ranking.
2. Amin M. Tabatabaei
Full name: Amin M. Tabatabaei
Born: February 5th, 2001
World ranking: 37
Amin M. Tabatabaei became a grandmaster in 2018, International Master in 2015, FIDE Master in 2010, and a Candidate Master in 2009. He is number 100 in peak ranking with a peak rating of 2650. He was a runner-up at the Asian Chess tournament in 2018 and a winner of the Biel Masters in 2019. He took part in the 2022 FIDE Grand Prix in which he attained the sixth position overall in the championship.
1. Parham Maghsoodloo
Full name: Parham Maghsoodloo
Born: August 11th, 1996
World ranking: 37
Maghsoodloo earned both the FIDE grandmaster title and the International Master title in 2016, with a peak rating of 2706 and also a number three in peak ranking. He emerged as a world junior chess playmaker in 2008 and a winner of the Iranian national championship on three occasions. He was part of the participants who represented Iran in the 42nd chess Olympiad. In 2018, he triumphed the world junior chess tournament.
That concludes the list of the best Iranian Chess players. If you like list posts like this, you may also be interested in seeing the ten best Indian Chess players or the best Canadian Chess players.
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