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World’s Youngest Grandmasters
rank achieved country years months days birthyear
1 KARJAKIN Sergey 2002 UKR 12 7 0 1990
2 NEGI Parimarjan 2006 IND 13 4 22 1993
3 CARLSEN Magnus 2004 NOR 13 4 27 1990
4 BU Xiangzhi 1999 CHN 13 10 13 1985
5 RADJABOV Teimour 2001 AZE 14 0 14 1987
6 PONOMARIOV Ruslan 1997 UKR 14 0 17 1983
7 SO Wesley 2007 PHI 14 1 28 1993
8 BACROT Etienne 1997 FRA 14 2 0 1983
9 VACHIER-LAGRAVE Maxime 2005 FRA 14 4 0 1990
10 LEKO Peter 1994 HUN 14 4 22 1979
11 HOU Yifan 2008 CHN 14 6 2 1994
12 GIRI Anish 2009 RUS 14 7 2 1994
13 KUZUBOV Yuriy 2004 UKR 14 7 12 1990
14 NGUYEN Ngoc Truong Son 2004 VIE 14 10 0 1990
15 CARUANA Fabiano 2007 ITA 14 11 10 1992
16 NAKAMURA Hikaru 2003 USA 15 2 19 1987
17 PENTALA Harikrishna 2001 IND 15 3 5 1986
18 HUMPY Koneru 2002 IND 15 4 27 1987
19 POLGAR Judit 1991 HUN 15 4 28 1976
20 RAMIREZ Alejandro 2003 CRC 15 5 14 1988
21 FISCHER Robert James 1958 USA 15 6 1 1943

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Highest Ever FIDE-Rated 15-Year-Olds

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