Tamil Nadu’s Gukesh Dommaraju becomes second youngest grandmaster in chess history
Jan 18, 2019, 11:06 AM IST
Chennai: 12-year-old Indian prodigy, Gukesh Dommaraju became the second-youngest grandmaster in the history of chess after scoring his third grandmaster norm at the 17th Delhi International Chess Grandmaster Open on January 15 in New Delhi.
Speaking to the reporters in Chennai, Gukesh thanked his parents and coach for his success in chess. He also talked about his initial stages in the game. The difference between making Gukesh the world's second youngest grandmaster in Chess and Sergey Karjakin the first was just 17 days.