Who is chess master Levy Rozman aka GothamChess, bio, age, wife, FIDE rating, nationality, IQ and net worth

Who is chess master Levy Rozman aka GothamChess, bio, age, wife, FIDE rating, nationality, IQ and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Levy Rozman, the American chess master along with his age, career, bio, rating, wife and net worth

The Madrid Chess Festival is being dominated by YouTuber and chess influencer Levy Rozman, who has already vanquished two Grandmasters. 

The final round of the Madrid Chess Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 15. In addition to a nine-round Swiss open with 48 players, the festival offers two 10-player closed tournaments. 

Levy Rozman is one of the invited famed chess personalities at the event and here is all you need to know about him.

Who is chess master Levy Rozman aka GothamChess, bio, age, family, wife, FIDE rating, nationality, IQ and net worth

Levy Rozman is a chess international master, content creator and online personality who is known as GothamChess by his online fans. He is also a commentator and an author who was born on December 5, 1995 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He is Jewish. 

His IQ stands at 102 and he has a net worth of $5-10 million.

He reached his peak USChess rating of 2520 and FIDE rating of 2420 in the year 2018.

World Rank (All players):. 6648. Federation: United States of America. FIDE ID: 2039877. B-Year: 1995. FIDE title: International Master


Levy has amassed around 5.04 million subscribers on his YouTube channel and 1.3 million followers on his Instagram account as of this writing. 

Born into a family of Russian and Ukrainian immigrants, he started playing chess at the age of five. He is known as “The Internet’s Chess Teacher ” and produces contents for the platforms Twitch, TikTok, and YouTube and it all started in 2018.

In January 2023, his YouTube channel crossed the one billion view mark, being the first chess channel to accomplish so. 

After almost two years, GothamChess is holding its first classical chess competition. He’s taking part in it as part of his continuous quest to become Grandmaster. 

The player declared recently that he is resuming his pursuit of becoming a general manager and is producing material centered around his coaching sessions and travels. The player quit from competition and title defense years ago. 


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As of July 13, GothamChess leads the 10-player tournament standings with 4.5/6 points. He started the Spanish event with the lowest FIDE rating (2322), but he has surprisingly climbed to the top of the rankings. 

As the tournament progressed, the content creator on his YouTube channel reviewed his games and provided his audience with updates.

The wider chess community has taken note of GothamChess, as seen by Hikaru Nakamura’s creation of content surrounding the event and his analysis of the influencers’ games. 


A look at Levy Rozman’s family and wife 

Levy Rozman was born in a family of Russian and Ukrainian immigrants. He has a brother named Leo who is younger than the chess player. 

Rizwan has been married to Lucy since 2017.