12-Year-Old from New Jersey Becomes Youngest Chess Grandmaster Ever, Beating Record By 66 Days

12-Year-Old from New Jersey Becomes Youngest Chess Grandmaster Ever, Beating Record By 66 Days

Abhimanyu Mishra has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history, beating a record previously held by Sergey Karjakin of Russia.

While he may not even be old enough to drive, Abhimanyu Mishra already has a place in the record books.

This week, Mishra was named the youngest chess grandmaster in history, earning the title at 12 years, 4 months, and 25 days old, the U.S. Chess Federation announced. Mishra was previously named both the youngest master in U.S. history at 9 years and two months as well as the youngest International Master ever at 10 years, nine months, and three days, the Federation noted.

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