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Parham Maghsoodloo (Persian: پرهام مقصودلو‎, born 11 August 2000) is an Iranian chess grandmaster. He was Iranian Chess Champion in 2017 and World Junior Chess Champion in 2018.

Parham Maghsoodloo
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Maghsoodloo in 2018
Full nameپرهام مقصودلو
Born11 August 2000 (2000-08-11) (age 19)
Gonbad-e Kavus, Iran
TitleGrandmaster (2016)
FIDE rating2664 (September 2019)
Peak rating2689 (November 2018)

Chess careerEdit

Maghsoodloo was born in 2000 in Gonbad-e Kavus.[1] He was awarded the title of grandmaster by FIDE in 2016, the same year he was awarded the title of International Master. He played in the Chess World Cup 2015, where he was defeated in the first round by Wesley So, and represented his nation at the 42nd Chess Olympiad in 2016. He won the Iranian Chess Championship in 2017. He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 2018 with a game in hand, finishing with a score of 9½/11, a point ahead of his nearest competitors.[1] His performance rating was 2823.[2]

Maghsoodloo competed in the Tata Steel Challengers in January 2019, placing eighth with 7/13 (+4–3=6).[3]


  1. ^ a b Parham Maghsoodloo Is World Junior Chess Champion Financial Tribune
  2. ^ FIDE World Junior Chess Championship 2018: Maghsoodloo Parham Chess-Results
  3. ^ McGourty, Colin (28 January 2019). "Tata Steel 2019, 13: Carlsen's Magnificent Seven". Chess24.

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