Harikrishna, P. Age 31

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#20 (active)
#2 (active)
2770 - 01 Dec 2016
2706 World #52 (all players)
2759 World #23 (all players)
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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Recent Games (Find more games)

#White PlayerRatingBlack PlayerRatingResultMovesECOSiteYear 
1Harikrishna, Pentala2750Radjabov, Teimour27101/2-1/229E61Moscow2017
2Nepomniachtchi, Ian2751Harikrishna, Pentala27500-155A18Moscow2017
3Harikrishna, Pentala2750Tomashevsky, Evgeny26961/2-1/260C45Moscow2017
4Gelfand, Boris2724Harikrishna, Pentala27501-052E10Moscow2017
5Harikrishna, Pentala2750Adams, Michael27471-051A50Moscow2017
6Inarkiev, Ernesto2727Harikrishna, Pentala27501/2-1/247E00Moscow2017
7Harikrishna, Pentala2750Svidler, Peter27550-140D85Moscow2017
8Vallejo Pons, Francisco2710Harikrishna, Pentala27501/2-1/282A05Moscow2017
9Harikrishna, Pentala2750Hammer, Jon Ludvig26211/2-1/292E48Moscow2017
10Harikrishna, Pentala2755So, Wesley28221/2-1/245A05Shamkir2017
11Topalov, Veselin2741Harikrishna, Pentala27551/2-1/255C84Shamkir2017
12Harikrishna, Pentala2755Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27451/2-1/256E47Shamkir2017
13Adams, Michael2761Harikrishna, Pentala27551/2-1/237C84Shamkir2017
14Harikrishna, Pentala2755Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27721/2-1/251A05Shamkir2017
15Kramnik, Vladimir2811Harikrishna, Pentala27551-042C84Shamkir2017
16Radjabov, Teimour2710Harikrishna, Pentala27551/2-1/228E10Shamkir2017
17Harikrishna, Pentala2755Eljanov, Pavel27510-154E47Shamkir2017
18Karjakin, Sergey2783Harikrishna, Pentala27551/2-1/240E10Shamkir2017
19Harikrishna, Pentala2758Ding, Liren27590-153C88Shen Zhen2017
20Yu, Yangyi2750Harikrishna, Pentala27581/2-1/231C84Shen Zhen2017
21Giri, Anish2769Harikrishna, Pentala27581/2-1/241D39Shen Zhen2017
22Harikrishna, Pentala2758Adams, Michael27611-067A07Shen Zhen2017
23Svidler, Peter2741Harikrishna, Pentala27581-044A05Shen Zhen2017
24Harikrishna, Pentala2758Yu, Yangyi27501/2-1/2102A50Shen Zhen2017
25Ding, Liren2759Harikrishna, Pentala27581/2-1/230E10Shen Zhen2017
26Harikrishna, Pentala2758Giri, Anish27690-156B54Shen Zhen2017
27Adams, Michael2761Harikrishna, Pentala27580-151A15Shen Zhen2017
28Harikrishna, Pentala2758Svidler, Peter27411/2-1/230A05Shen Zhen2017
29Harikrishna, Pentala2762Matlakov, Maxim26911/2-1/252C50Germany2017
30Socko, Bartosz2604Harikrishna, Pentala27621/2-1/256C68Dresden GER2017
31Van Wely, Loek2695Harikrishna, Pentala27661-036E04Wijk aan Zee2017
32Harikrishna, Pentala2766Rapport, Richard27021/2-1/253B12Wijk aan Zee2017
33Giri, Anish2773Harikrishna, Pentala27661/2-1/236A05Wijk aan Zee2017
34Harikrishna, Pentala2766Carlsen, Magnus28401/2-1/237C48Wijk aan Zee2017
35Nepomniachtchi, Ian2767Harikrishna, Pentala27661/2-1/279A05Wijk aan Zee2017
36Harikrishna, Pentala2766Wei, Yi27061/2-1/227C43Wijk aan Zee2017
37Andreikin, Dmitry2736Harikrishna, Pentala27661/2-1/243A00Wijk aan Zee2017
38Harikrishna, Pentala2766Wojtaszek, Radoslaw27501/2-1/267C88Wijk aan Zee2017
39So, Wesley2808Harikrishna, Pentala27661-048A05Wijk aan Zee2017
40Harikrishna, Pentala2766Karjakin, Sergey27851/2-1/230C50Wijk aan Zee2017
41Eljanov, Pavel2755Harikrishna, Pentala27661/2-1/242A05Wijk aan Zee2017
42Harikrishna, Pentala2766Adhiban, Baskaran26531-043C78Wijk aan Zee2017
43Harikrishna, Pentala2766Aronian, Levon27801/2-1/249C89Wijk aan Zee2017
44Svane, Rasmus2552Harikrishna, Pentala27621-028E04Hamburg2016
45Harikrishna, Pentala2762McShane, Luke J26551-047C65Hamburg2016
46Harikrishna, Pentala2768Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar27621/2-1/232B92Novi Sad2016
47Papp, Gabor2587Harikrishna, Pentala27680-142C50Novi Sad2016
48Harikrishna, Pentala2768Bluebaum, Matthias26411-030C11Novi Sad2016
49Sjugirov, Sanan2664Harikrishna, Pentala27681-057D47Novi Sad2016
50Harikrishna, Pentala2768Dambacher, Martijn24791-034C61Novi Sad2016