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Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu

Pragg
Date of birth:
FIDE Rating:
2610
World Ranking:
196
Rapid Rating:
1821
Blitz Rating:
2599
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Last tournament in India:
World Youth U20 New Delhi 2019
Plays only in:
Rapid

World Youth Chess Championships Under-8 (2013) and Under-10 (2015)

R. Praggnanandhaa, a chess prodigy, is the fifth-youngest person ever to achieve the title of Grandmaster. He won the World Youth Chess Championships U-8 title in 2013, and the U-10 title in 2015. In 2016, Praggnanandhaa became the youngest international master in history, at the age of 10 years, 10 months, and 19 days. In July 2019, Praggnanandhaa won the Xtracon Chess Open in Denmark. In 2019, he won the World Youth Championships in the U-18 section. In December 2019, he became the second-youngest person to be rated 2600 Elo. In April 2021, Praggnanandhaa won the Polgar Challenge, the first leg of the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour, a rapid online event organised by Julius Baer Group and Chess24.com for young talents. He is one of India’s most exciting talents.  
 

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