Norwegian Junior Champion (2012); IM (2013); Norwegian Champion (2015); GM (2016) and World Junior Champion (2017).
Tari is Norway's #1 junior and in Norway's top ten of all players (January 2016).
<IM norms> Tari's first IM norm came at the 2013 Norwegian Open in 2013 (this was also a GM norm). He won his second IM norm at the Sveins 6th Memorial Tournament in June 2013 and his 3rd norm at the Norwegian Championship (2013). Subsequently, he won another IM norm at the Politiken Cup (2013) and 5.5/9 and an IM norm at the RTU open A (2013) in Latvia.
<GM norms> Tari won his first GM norm at the Norwegian Open in 2013 and subsequently won a double GM norm at the European Team Championship in 2015 on 22 November. His rating of over 2500 combined with his GM norms means he has met all the criteria for the GM title, which will probably be ratified by FIDE at its first quarter Presidential meeting early in 2016. At the date of effect of his GM title he was aged 16 years 5 months and 18 days.
<Youth> He came =8th in the 2008 U10 World Championship, =6th in the 2009 U10 World championship, and was unplaced but scored 7.5/11 in 2010 U12 World championship.
<Junior> In July 2012, he won the Norwegian Junior Championship with 8/9, 1.5 points clear of the field. In October 2014, he scored 8/13 at the World Junior Championship and repeated that score in the same event in 2015, placing =5th.
<National> =3rd at the 2009 Norwegian Open Championships with 5/7 behind Joachim Solberg and Pal Andreas Hansen. Won an IM norm at the 2013 Norwegian Championship with 5/9. Won the Norwegian Championship 2015 with 7/9.
<World> In November 2017, he became World Junior Champion with 8.5/11, on tiebreak ahead of Manuel Petrosyan and Chithambaram V R Aravindh.
Winner of the under 1950 prize at the 2010 Gibtelecom challengers division. He competed at Tradewise Gibraltar (2013), scoring a solid 5.5/10 and at the Reykjavik Open (2013), he scored an even more solid 6.5/10, these events adding nearly 30 ratings points to his card.
One of Tari's best results to date has been the 2013 Norwegian Open when he scored 6/9 to place 7th, where he scored his first GM norm. He scored a strong 6/9 at the Sveins 6th Memorial Tournament held in June 2013, 7/10 at the Politiken Cup (2013) and 5.5/9 at the RTU open A (2013) in Latvia. He scored a strong 7/10 at the Politiken Cup (2014), two points from the lead. In September 2014, he won the Krager Grand Prix A 2014 and in 2015 he scored 7/9, half a point from the lead at the Vienna Open. He was also =2nd at the Vasteras Open 2015.
<National> He represented the Norway 2 team at the Chess Olympiad (2014) on board 4, scoring a rating-enhancing 4.5/9. He also represented Norway at the European Team Championship (2013) and at the European Team Championship (2015), scoring a double GM norm at the latter, thereby meeting the final criterion for the GM title.
<Leagues> Tari first played in the European Club Cup in 2011 when he played board 4 for the Norwegian team Asker SK. He did not play in the ECC again until 2015 where he played on board 2 for the Norwegian Club Vålerenga SK. In 2015, he started playing in the Iranian Superleague, the Norwegian Premiere League and in the German Bundesliga, representing the SC Hansa Dortmund club in the latter.
Wikipedia article: Aryan Tari