Chess: 12-year-old becomes youngest chess Grandmaster

Chess: 12-year-old becomes youngest chess Grandmaster

Abhimanyu Mishra has broken the record for the most youthful ever chess Grandmaster at only 12 years and 4 months old.

The record was recently held by Sergey Karjakin, who took the title at 12 years old years and 7 months, in 2002.

Abhimanyu, who is from the US, was at that point the most youthful worldwide expert when he was only 10 years and 9 months old.


Subsequent to playing numerous chess matches in Budapest, Abhimanyu and his family presently need the youthful player to break records in his high schooler years, by acquiring the Strong Grandmaster and Elite Grandmaster titles.

Abhimanyu initially figured out how to play chess when he was only over two years of age and proceeded to turn into the most youthful US master at seven years old.

His mission had been deferred for the majority of a year due to the Covid pandemic, however in the wake of traveling to Budapest with his dad he contended in the Grandmaster and International Master rivalries.

Abhimanyu got his third Grandmaster standard, accomplishing a presentation level of more than 2,600.

Grandmaster standards are grants given to players for their high level exhibitions in chess games, and to procure a Grandmaster title you should win 3. You should likewise accomplish a 2500 Elo rating, which is given out by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs, which screens the contests around the world.

Abhimanyu posted onto his twitter: “At last checkmated the greatest rival (progressing pandemic) which halted me for a very long time. Much obliged everyone for all your affection and backing. Searching forward for World cup”.

The past record holder was Russian player Sergey Karjakin, who broke the record when he was 12 years and 7 months old and held the record for a very long time.

Sergey Karjakin said: “Indeed, I am a little miserable that I lost the record, I would prefer not to lie, and yet I can just salute him and it’s no issue. I trust that he will proceed to become one of the top chess players and it will be only a decent beginning to his huge profession”.

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