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Play Like Alireza Firouzja

Play Like Alireza Firouzja

As a 16 year old Alireza Firouzja came in 2nd in the 2019 World Rapid Championship and led much of the 2020 Tata Steel tournament, ahead of Magnus Carlsen. See if you can find the moves from the best games of one of the most exciting Grandmasters in the World!

  • Play Like Alireza Firouzja: Firouzja vs Zarkovic

    When he was just 15 years old, Alireza played one of the greatest attacking games of the 21st century! See if you can find his sacrificial ideas in this amazing Sicilian slaughter!

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  • Play Like Alireza Firouzja: Firouzja vs Bluebaum

    When he was just 13 years old, Alireza was already a skilled attacker. Figure out the moves he plays as he takes down an the solid Grandmaster, Matthias Bluebaum with precise and aggressive play!

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  • Play Like Alireza Firouzja: Firouzja vs Korobov

    In the 2019 World Rapid Championship, Magnus Carlsen won the title, but he was only half a point ahead of Alireza! See if you can find the moves in Alireza's key victory over the experienced Grandmaster, Anton Korobov.

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  • Play Like Alireza Firouzja: Firouzja vs Kovalev

    Tata Steel 2020 was Alireza's first chance to compete in a top level classical tournament. Most players finish near the bottom in their first big event, but Alireza led much of the tournament! Watch how he started out in round one against GM Vladislav...

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  • Play Like Alireza Firouzja: Firouzja vs Artemiev

    Firouzja got off to a red hot start at Tata Steel 2020! After a win in round one and a draw in round two, he claimed the lead with a crushing victory against GM Vladislav Artemiev. See if you can find how Alireza broke through in a sharp Caro Kann.

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