A young American talent Abhimanyu Mishra (2397) managed to make a “top-top” leap from U-10 to U-12. As ratings are growing very fast in these categories, it is quite an achievement. It suffices to say, that since ratings have been calculated monthly he became the first person to make such a transition.
Article published by fide covering leaders in major age categories at the beginning of 2020. Abhi got the top spot in U12 category worldwide. Hopefully we will come out of current corona mess sooner.
Podcast by World class commentator and Grand Master Maurice Ashley explaining about Abhimanyu and his aspirations. https://content.blubrry.com/cover_stories_with_chess_life/Chess_Life_Cover_Stories-Episode_31_Oct_2020.mp3