Sara Khadem: Iran’s top ranked chess Woman Grand Master and Under-12 world champion

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Sara Sadat Khadem-al-sharieh (born March 10, 1997) is an Iranian chess Woman Grand Master. As of July 2015, she is ranked world no. 4 girl player and no. 66 junior player. She won the Under-12 World Youth Chess Championship (Girls) in 2009. She played at the 40th Chess Olympiad in 2012. Her current ELO rating is 2412.

FIDE Titles
International Master (IM), 2015
Woman Grand Master (WGM), 2013
Woman International Master (WIM), 2011
Woman FIDE Master (WFM), 2008

Quick interview at the Olympiad in Tromsø 2014:

Sources: wikipedia | Sara Khadem, FIDE top women chess players of Iran

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