Harikrishna, P. Age 32

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#25 (active)
#2 (active)
2770 - 01 Dec 2016
2743 World #20 (active)
2706 World #42 (active)
10 May 1986
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Pentala Harikrishna became a grandmaster in 2001 at the age of 15 years 3 months and 5 days, the youngest Indian to gain the title until that time.

Won at most levels of India's age championships. Main achievements in the youth and junior divisions were winning the World U10 Championship 1996, Asian U14 Championship 1999, World Junior Champion 2004, Chess960 World Junior Championship 2006.

Asian Continental Champion 2011.

World Knockout Championships of 2001 (round 1) & 2004 (round 2).

World Cups of 2005 (round 3), 2007 (round 1), 2011 (round 2) & 2015 (round 2).

Main tournament wins were at the Commonwealth Championship 2001, category XV Sanjin Hotel Cup 2005, category 16 Essent Hoogoveen 2005, Marx Gyorgy Memorial 2006 & 2007, SPICE Cup 2008, Nancy International 2009, New York Open 2010, Tata B 2012, Cappelle la Grande 2012, Biel 2013, the Edmonton International 2015 and the PokerStars Isle of Man International 2015.

Represented India at every Olympiad from 2000 onward.

Also represented India at the:

- World Team Championships of 2010 (team bronze), 2011 & 2015

- Asian Teams Championships of 2003 (team silver), 2009 (team gold and individual bronze), and 2012 (team silver)

- Asian Games (Chess Division) of 2006 (team gold & individual silver) and 2010 (team bronze) and

- Asian Indoor Games (Chess) 2009 (team bronze).

Has also played in and won numerous medals in the European Club Cup and in the national leagues of Russia, China, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Greece, United Kingdom, Spain, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Turkey.

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#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Harikrishna, Pentala2706Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi27270-151B51Kolkata2018
2Anand, Viswanathan2773Harikrishna, Pentala27291-033C95Khanty-Mansiysk2018
3Harikrishna, Pentala2706Karjakin, Sergey28360-151B10Kolkata2018
4Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2808Harikrishna, Pentala27061/2-1/256E10Kolkata2018
5Harikrishna, Pentala2706So, Wesley27711-029A06Kolkata2018
6Aronian, Levon2854Harikrishna, Pentala27061-058C53Kolkata2018
7Ganguly, Surya Shekhar2547Harikrishna, Pentala27061-042C67Kolkata2018
8Harikrishna, Pentala2706Nakamura, Hikaru28931-054C67Kolkata2018
9Praggnanandhaa R2366Harikrishna, Pentala27061/2-1/231C50Kolkata2018
10Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2727Harikrishna, Pentala27061/2-1/259A29Kolkata2018
11Harikrishna, Pentala2706Anand, Viswanathan27861/2-1/265C80Kolkata2018
12Karjakin, Sergey2836Harikrishna, Pentala27061/2-1/2115C65Kolkata2018
13Harikrishna, Pentala2706Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar28081/2-1/248C80Kolkata2018
14So, Wesley2771Harikrishna, Pentala27061-071A16Kolkata2018
15Harikrishna, Pentala2706Aronian, Levon28541-041C88Kolkata2018
16Harikrishna, Pentala2706Ganguly, Surya Shekhar25471-023B13Kolkata2018
17Nakamura, Hikaru2893Harikrishna, Pentala27061-042D12Kolkata2018
18Harikrishna, Pentala2706Praggnanandhaa R23661-061B11Kolkata2018
19Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi2660Harikrishna, Pentala27430-137E10Kolkata2018
20Harikrishna, Pentala2743Aronian, Levon28021-095C67Kolkata2018
21Karjakin, Sergey2792Harikrishna, Pentala27431-053C65Kolkata2018
22Harikrishna, Pentala2743So, Wesley28081/2-1/240C67Kolkata2018
23Anand, Viswanathan2737Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/238C50Kolkata2018
24Harikrishna, Pentala2743Nihal Sarin21271/2-1/251C63Kolkata2018
25Nakamura, Hikaru2844Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/238A07Kolkata2018
26Harikrishna, Pentala2743Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27941-042B12Kolkata2018
27Harikrishna, Pentala2743Ganguly, Surya Shekhar26081/2-1/255B13Kolkata2018
28Harikrishna, Pentala2733Kempinski, Robert25771/2-1/255B81Czech Republic2018
29Harikrishna, Pentala2729Kempinski, Robert25741/2-1/235B90Czech Republic2018
30Kociscak, Jiri2486Harikrishna, Pentala27330-164E12Czech Republic2018
31Kociscak, Jiri2487Harikrishna, Pentala27290-146E12Czech Republic2018
32Harikrishna, Pentala2733Naiditsch, Arkadij27211/2-1/253C65Halkidiki2018
33Leko, Peter2690Harikrishna, Pentala27331/2-1/213E04Halkidiki2018
34Postny, Evgeny2612Harikrishna, Pentala27331/2-1/248D86Halkidiki2018
35Harikrishna, Pentala2733Mastrovasilis, Athanasios25031/2-1/237A11Halkidiki2018
36Howell, David2689Harikrishna, Pentala27331-085A08Halkidiki2018
37Hansen, Torbjorn Ringdal2423Harikrishna, Pentala27330-153B11Halkidiki2018
38Wojtaszek, Radoslaw2727Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/230E04Batumi2018
39Giri, Anish2780Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/259D38Batumi2018
40Giri, Anish2780Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/260E10Batumi2018
41Sargissian, Gabriel2691Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/226E04Batumi2018
42Sargissian, Gabriel2691Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/225E04Batumi2018
43Adly, Ahmed2620Harikrishna, Pentala27430-142A46Batumi2018
44Harikrishna, Pentala2743Kramnik, Vladimir27791/2-1/245E21Batumi2018
45Vazquez, Guillermo2468Harikrishna, Pentala27431/2-1/259E32Batumi2018
46Harikrishna, Pentala2743So, Wesley27761/2-1/232C67Batumi2018
47Harikrishna, Pentala2743Preotu, Razvan25131-033B53Batumi2018
48Dragnev, Valentin2508Harikrishna, Pentala27430-164D41Batumi2018
49Harikrishna, Pentala2743Giron, Jorge Ernesto23031-033C10Batumi2018
50Lu, Shanglei2634Harikrishna, Pentala27391/2-1/227A00China2018