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Dorsa Derakhshani
Number of games in database: 127
Years covered: 2013 to 2020
Last FIDE rating: 2270 (2029 rapid, 2111 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2401

Overall record: +37 -51 =34 (44.3%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 5 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (24) 
    B92 B90 B43 B33 B80
 French Defense (10) 
    C18 C11 C02 C12 C16
 Sicilian Najdorf (8) 
    B92 B90
 Four Knights (6) 
 French Winawer (6) 
    C18 C16
 Sicilian Kan (5) 
    B43 B42
With the Black pieces:
 Queen's Indian (9) 
    E17 E12 E19
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 D02 A46
 English (7) 
    A13 A14 A15 A17
 Giuoco Piano (7) 
    C50 C53
 Ruy Lopez (6) 
    C63 C78 C60 C77 C75
 Nimzo Indian (6) 
    E32 E26 E42
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   D Derakhshani vs D Andersen, 2014 1-0
   D Derakhshani vs Z Urbonaviciute, 2013 1-0
   D Derakhshani vs B Tuzi, 2013 1-0
   D Derakhshani vs S Anjana Krishna, 2013 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   US Championship (Women) (2020)
   World Youth Championship (girls U18) (2015)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2015)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2013)
   Gibraltar Masters (2017)
   Qatar Masters (2015)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Politiken Cup (2014)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2016)

   🏆 US Championship (Women)
   D Derakhshani vs T Abrahamyan (Oct-24-20) 1-0
   T Cervantes Landeiro vs D Derakhshani (Oct-24-20) 1/2-1/2
   D Derakhshani vs I Krush (Oct-23-20) 1/2-1/2
   M Samadashvili vs D Derakhshani (Oct-23-20) 1/2-1/2
   A Wang vs D Derakhshani (Oct-23-20) 0-1

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(born Apr-15-1998, 23 years old) Iran (federation/nationality United States of America)

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International Master and Woman Grandmaster.

Wikipedia article: Dorsa Derakhshani

Last updated: 2020-11-11 05:51:45

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 137  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D E Cori Tello vs D Derakhshani 1-0402013World Junior Championship (Girls)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. D Derakhshani vs S Anjana Krishna 1-0262013World Junior Championship (Girls)C42 Petrov Defense
3. M Arabidze vs D Derakhshani 1-0332013World Junior Championship (Girls)E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. D Derakhshani vs Z Urbonaviciute 1-0302013World Junior Championship (Girls)B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
5. A Shyngys Kyzy vs D Derakhshani  0-1402013World Junior Championship (Girls)C47 Four Knights
6. D Derakhshani vs Thi Mai Hung Nguyen  ½-½422013World Junior Championship (Girls)B27 Sicilian
7. Thi Kim Phung Vo vs D Derakhshani  0-1962013World Junior Championship (Girls)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
8. E Pavlidou vs D Derakhshani  ½-½682013World Junior Championship (Girls)E42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
9. D Derakhshani vs P Rodriguez Rueda  0-1502013World Junior Championship (Girls)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. D Derakhshani vs I Furtado 0-1282013World Junior Championship (Girls)C02 French, Advance
11. A Rakhmangulova vs D Derakhshani  ½-½312013World Junior Championship (Girls)C50 Giuoco Piano
12. Anna Kantane vs D Derakhshani  1-0552013World Junior Championship (Girls)C63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
13. D Derakhshani vs B Tuzi  1-0272013World Junior Championship (Girls)B33 Sicilian
14. S Khademalsharieh vs D Derakhshani  ½-½452014Asian Nations Cup (Women)A13 English
15. Huang Qian vs D Derakhshani  ½-½342014Asian Nations Cup (Women)A14 English
16. D Derakhshani vs T Sachdev 1-0352014Asian Nations Cup (Women)C45 Scotch Game
17. D Saduakassova vs D Derakhshani  1-0462014Asian Nations Cup (Women)A17 English
18. D Derakhshani vs T Nguyen  0-1472014Asian Nations Cup (Women)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. M Saltvedt vs D Derakhshani  0-1402014Politiken CupE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
20. D Derakhshani vs A Ramirez Alvarez  0-1372014Politiken CupB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
21. P S Stuhr vs D Derakhshani  0-1302014Politiken CupA00 Uncommon Opening
22. D Derakhshani vs J Carstensen  0-1282014Politiken CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. S Justinussen vs D Derakhshani  ½-½882014Politiken CupC50 Giuoco Piano
24. D Derakhshani vs H Jogvansson  1-0552014Politiken CupB01 Scandinavian
25. A Schmied vs D Derakhshani  1-0262014Politiken CupC49 Four Knights
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Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-28-16  BIDMONFA: Dorsa Derakhshani


Nov-22-16  sonia91: She has written articles for ChessBase and chess24.

c24 author profile: "Dorsa was born in Tehran, Iran in 1998 and now lives in Barcelona. Both an International Master and a Women's Grandmaster she has a peak rating of 2405 and is also a 3-time winner of the Asian Youth Championship - in 2012, 2013 and 2014" (

Dec-02-16  Dijon15: It would be <fantastic> if you could get David Llada's great photo of her from the Beautiful Minds Tournament for her profile here.
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  whiteshark: <Dijon15: It would be <fantastic> if you could get David Llada's great photo of her from the Beautiful Minds Tournament for her profile here.>

Step one: Post it here:

Feb-20-17  sonia91: She has been banned from Iranian tournaments and Iran's national team (she is women's number 2 in Iran), along with her brother Borna Derakhshani :
Feb-21-17  PhilFeeley: <sonia91> All the best to the two of them in their fight against stupid dictators.
Feb-28-17  Caissanist: Interview with her about getting kicked out: . Her offense was not wearing hijab, her brother played against an Israeli.
Sep-11-17  sonia91: She just transferred federations from Iran to USA:
Premium Chessgames Member
  cro777: Dorsa: "I’m looking forward to finally having a stable trainer and a team, and I really wish to become grandmaster."

On February 19 of this year, Dorsa found herself at the center of a controversy. But her story begins a lot of years earlier:

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  ketchuplover: welcome to the usa and best wishes to you and your loved ones
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  wordfunph: "On the very first day of the tournament, they told me my jeans were too tight. I told them I would not participate in the round unless they stopped scolding me."

- IM Dorsa Derakhshani

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  OhioChessFan: I've always avoided being a Wiki editor, but having just read her terribly written entry, I almost want to sign on just to improve that one...

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