Happy 30th Birthday to Sergey Karjakin

Happy 30th Birthday to Sergey Karjakin (World #18)! One of his many achievements was to become the youngest grandmaster ever at the age of 12y 7m. His record, set in 2002, remains unbeaten.

Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin (Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Каря́кин, Russian pronunciation: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ kɐˈrʲakʲɪn]; born 12 January 1990) is a Russian chess grandmaster (formerly representing Ukraine). A chess prodigy, he holds the record for the world’s youngest ever grandmaster, having qualified for the title at the age of 12 years and 7 months.

 

 

Last update: 11 January 2020, 18:44 GMT  2700chess

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