Eric Rosen (chess player)

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Eric Rosen
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CountryUnited States
Born (1993-09-03) September 3, 1993 (age 28)
Skokie, Illinois, U.S.
TitleInternational Master (2015)
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Eric Rosen (born September 3, 1993) is an American chess player and online streamer. He was awarded the title of International Master by FIDE in 2015.[1]


Eric Rosen was born in Skokie, Illinois, United States.

Rosen graduated from Webster University in 2017 with a degree in Interactive Digital Media, and competed with the university's chess institute for two years.[2]

Chess career[edit]

Over the years Rosen has studied under top chess players Tamara Golovey, Dmitry Gurevich, Yury Shulman, and Mesgen Amanov. He broke 2000 USCF rating in 2007 and became an International Master in 2015.[3]

Rosen has also given lectures at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, which are posted on their YouTube channel.[4]

Rosen is known for his strong knowledge of the London system.

Online chess and streaming[edit]

Since June 2015, Rosen has been active on lichess under the alias "imrosen"[5]. Rosen primarily plays on Lichess and has hosted, competed, and commentated in various tournaments including the Lichess Titled Arenas, where he unknowingly beat the world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, in a bullet match.[6]

Rosen streams on Twitch where he educates and entertains viewers through playing online chess. As of June 2020, his Twitch channel has over 37,000[7] followers and his YouTube channel has 92,000[8] subscribers.


  1. "FIDE card. Rosen, Eric".
  2. "Biography, Eric Rosen".
  3. "Biography, Eric Rosen".
  4. "St. Louis Chess Club. YouTube".
  5. Rosen, Eric. "Lichess Profile". Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  7. "imrosen,".
  8. "Eric Rosen. YouTube".

External links[edit]

  • Eric Rosen rating card at FIDELua error in Module:WikidataCheck at line 23: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
  • Eric Rosen player profile at
  • "Eric Rosen". streamer profile at Lichess

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