Ehsan Ghaemmaghami

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Chess Player
Date of Birth January 11, 1983
Place of Birth Iran
Age 38 years old
Horoscope Capricorn

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Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami

Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami is an Iranian chess grandmaster. He is the record holder of Iranian Chess Championship with 13 titles. On the September 2011 FIDE list, he had an Elo rating of 2583. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and is currently studying sports management at the University of Tehran. In 2004, he finished first in the Kish GM Tournament. In 2009, he won a 20-game combined match against Anatoly Karpov, played with the proviso that each game be played to mate or dead draw. The overall score was eight wins to Ghaem-Maghami, seven wins to Karpov, and five draws. In 2011, he finished first in the 10th Avicenna International Open Tournament in Hamadan, Iran.

Country: Iran
Born: August 11, 1982, Tehran
Title: Grandmaster (2000)
FIDE rating: 2579
Peak rating: 2633(May 2005)

About Ehsan Ghaemmaghami

Highly ranked Persian chess Grandmaster known for his abilities and records.

Before Fame

He was the Iranian Men's Champion at the age of 14.


He holds the Guinness World Record for most consecutive chess matches with over 600 in 25 hours.

Family Life

He learned chess from his father at the age of eight.


He and Amon Simutowe are fantastic representations of Chess masters who are not from Europe.

Information related to Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami

  • Iranian chess players
  • Chess players at the 2006 Asian Games
  • Asian Games medalists in chess
  • Chess players at the 2010 Asian Games
  • Asian Games bronze medalists for Iran
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