Grandmaster Aryan Tari is a 19 year old from Norway who started playing chess at the age of 5. He won the Junior section of the Norwegian Chess Championship in 2012 qualifying him for the championship section. He placed 8th in 2013, 2nd in 2014, and Grandmaster Tari won the 2015 Norwegian Chess Championship. He became GM at 16. In 2017, he became World Champion U20 and has represented Norway in Olympiads in Baku and Batumi. At the
European Individual Chess Championship, May 12–23, 2016, Grandmaster Tari qualified to participate in the Chess World Cup 2017 in Tibilis.