Top 10 Youngest Chess Grand Masters of the World


Here we are going to see World Top 10 youngest Chess Grand Masters

What is Grand Master Title?

Grand master is one of the biggest title a chess player can play towards this goal. Once if the award of grand master has
achieved,the title is held for life.For this “World Chess Federation” has made some rules for it: If any of the player found
guilty of “cheating and corruption” then the title can be seized from him.

Top 10 Youngest Chess Grand Masters of the World

Eligibility to become Grand Master Title:

  • Eligibility to become a Grand Master is the chess player has to get at least 2500 “Elo rating” points.
  • However, player to maintain the title of the Grand Master it is not necessary for the player to retain this rating again.

D.Gukesh from India became the youngest Grand Master who achieved this feat at the age of 12 Year,7 months and 17 days. But before Gukesh, R.Praggnanandhaa also the youngest Grand Master in India.He achieved this feat at the age of 12 Year, 10 months and 13 days.It is really interesting to see that there are 3 Indian boys in the top 10 list of youngest chess grandmasters. Viswanathan Anand was the first grandmaster of India he achieved this feat in the year 1988.

Here is the list of Top 10 youngest Grandmasters of the world:

1 Sergey Karjakin 12 Year,7 months Ukraine
2 D. Gukesh 12 Year,7 months, 17 days India
3 R. Praggnanandhaa 12 Year,10 months, 13 days India
4 Nodirbek Abdusattorov 13 Year,1 months, 11 days Uzbekistan
5 Parimanjan Negi 13 Year,4 months, 22 days India
6 Magnus Carlsen 13 Year, 4 months, 27 days Norway
7 Wei Yi 13 Year, 8 months, 23 days China
8 Bu Xiangzhi 13 Year, 10 months, 13 days China
9 Samuel Sevian 13 Year, 10 months, 27 days USA
10 Richard Rapport 13 Year, 11 months,6 days Hungary