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Gukesh Dommaraju

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Date of birth:
FIDE Rating:
2725
World Ranking:
23
Rapid Rating:
2632
Blitz Rating:
2632
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Last tournament in India:
Chess Olympiad 2022

World Youth Chess Championships Under-12 (2018)

Dommaraju Gukesh, better known as D. Gukesh, is the third-youngest person in history to qualify for the title of Grandmaster, which FIDE awarded him in March 2019. Gukesh won the U-9 section of the Asian School Chess Championships in 2015 and the World Youth Chess Championships in 2018 in the U-12 category. He also won five gold medals at the 2018 Asian Youth Chess Championships, in the U-12 individual Rapid and Blitz, U-12 team Rapid and Blitz, and the U-12 individual classical formats. He is India's youngest grandmaster as of 2021. He won the Julius Baer Challengers Chess Tour, Gelfand Challenge in June 2021. 
 

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