Pentala Harikrishna

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Pentala Harikrishna

Pentala Harikrishna (born 10 May 1986) is an Indian chess player. He became the youngest grandmaster from India on 12 September 2001, a record now held by Gukesh D. He was Commonwealth Champion in 2001, World Junior Champion in 2004 and Asian Individual Champion in 2011. Pentala won the Tata Steel Group B in 2012 and the Biel MTO Masters Tournament Open event in 2013. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pentala Harikrishna has received more than 170,294 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 246th most popular chess player.

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Among chess players, Pentala Harikrishna ranks 254 out of 256Before him are Zahar Efimenko, Alexander Moiseenko, Natalia Pogonina, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Lê Quang Liêm, and Ernesto Inarkiev. After him are Zhao Xue, Irina Krush, Wei Yi, Jeff Sarwer, Shen Yang, and Tania Sachdev.

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Among people born in 1986, Pentala Harikrishna ranks 917Before him are Onyekachi Apam, Ashley Bell, Myriam Soumaré, Marvin Williams, Raviv Ullman, and Satoshi Shimizu. After him are Rachel Korine, Shunsuke Maeda, Hiroki Iikura, Adrian Mariappa, Tina Bachmann, and Sushant Singh Rajput.

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In India

Among people born in India, Pentala Harikrishna ranks 780 out of 848Before him are Amrita Arora (1981), Harbhajan Singh (1980), Shobana (1970), Suresh Raina (1986), Taapsee Pannu (1987), and Yami Gautam (1988). After him are Babita Kumari (1989), Rakhi Sawant (1978), Rimi Sen (1981), Mouni Roy (1985), Sushant Singh Rajput (1986), and Sunidhi Chauhan (1983).


Among chess players born in India, Pentala Harikrishna ranks 3Before him are Viswanathan Anand (1969) and Humpy Koneru (1987). After him are Parimarjan Negi (1993) and Harika Dronavalli (1991).

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