|Born||February 14, 1985|
Farai Mandizha is the highest ranked active Zimbabwean chess player (2018). He is based in the United States of America and he gained his International Master title by the three norm system. He represented Zimbabwe at the World Chess Olympiad in 2012,2014 and 2016.
Childhood and Education
Won African Amateur Individual Chess Championship and qualified for the World Amateur Individual Chess Championship, which was held in Cape Town, South Africa, where he got his Fide Master (FM) title 
Received first IM norm in the 2006 Foxwoods Open and won against famous GM Hikaru Nakamura
Received second IM norm in the 2010 New York International Tournament.
Received third norm in 2010 Philadelphia International Tournament.
Scored his second GM norm at the 2017 World Open 
Farai Mandizha is a chess coach at Hunter College in the United States of America