He’s the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in History – DC Watchdog

He’s the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in History

Here at DC Watchdog, we love success and intelligence. And this is one bright, successful boy.


A 12-year-old Indian American boy has become the youngest chess grandmaster in history,” according to The Hill.

According to Chess.com, Abhimanyu Mishra, who is 12 years and 4 months old, acquired the record after winning his June 30 game against 15-year-old Leon Luke Mendonca.

“‘Finally checkmated the biggest opponent (ongoing pandemic) which stopped me for 14 months,’ Mishra tweeted after he won. ‘Thanks everybody for all your love and support. Looking forward for World cup.'”

For more of this report, go to The Hill.

Please share your reaction to the success of this boy by emailing [email protected]. Here at DC Watchdog, we will be cheering for Abhimanyu Mishra as he moves on to the World Cup. In a country populated with so many ignorant folks, it’s great to see someone like Abhimanyu Mishra show that intelligence is still a wonderful trait.