Harikrishna, Pentala Age 36

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Live Rating
FIDE Rating
#33 (active)
#4 (active)
2770 - 01 Dec 2016
2627 World #89 (active)
2634 World #65 (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 
1Pechac, Jergus2598Harikrishna, Pentala27071/2-1/215A00Czech Republic2023
2Harikrishna, Pentala2707Ponomariov, Ruslan26551/2-1/234A07Czech Republic2023
3Rodshtein, Maxim2622Harikrishna, Pentala27071/2-1/226E10Czech Republic2023
4Nakamura, Hikaru2909Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/2167A20Almaty2022
5Harikrishna, Pentala2617Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27711/2-1/270A07Almaty2022
6Harikrishna, Pentala2617Riazantsev, Alexander25951-026A07Almaty2022
7Indjic, Aleksandar2616Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/227E32Almaty2022
8Harikrishna, Pentala2617Duda, Jan Krzysztof27730-123A07Almaty2022
9Dardha, Daniel2528Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/244A20Almaty2022
10Harikrishna, Pentala2617Giri, Anish27921/2-1/229A07Almaty2022
11Caruana, Fabiano2847Harikrishna, Pentala26170-149B90Almaty2022
12Harikrishna, Pentala2617Anton Guijarro, David25851/2-1/241A08Almaty2022
13Yoo, Christopher Woojin2463Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/299B40Almaty2022
14Harikrishna, Pentala2617Le, Tuan Minh25301-058A07Almaty2022
15Nepomniachtchi, Ian2782Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/254B47Almaty2022
16Harikrishna, Pentala2617Ganguly, Surya Shekhar25301-046A08Almaty2022
17Madaminov, Mukhiddin2333Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/256A45Almaty2022
18Harikrishna, Pentala2617Dragnev, Valentin25231/2-1/272A05Almaty2022
19Najer, Evgeniy2566Harikrishna, Pentala26170-168B48Almaty2022
20Harikrishna, Pentala2617Svane, Frederik24661-057A04Almaty2022
21Tsaruk, Maksim2330Harikrishna, Pentala26171/2-1/237B47Almaty2022
22Harikrishna, Pentala2617Puranik, Abhimanyu25061/2-1/266A05Almaty2022
23Lazavik, Denis2484Harikrishna, Pentala26171-027E10Almaty2022
24Harikrishna, Pentala2617Petkov, Momchil24111-038A07Almaty2022
25Makhnev, Denis2513Harikrishna, Pentala26460-144E00Almaty2022
26Harikrishna, Pentala2646Indjic, Aleksandar25470-160A05Almaty2022
27Ter-Sahakyan, Samvel2531Harikrishna, Pentala26461/2-1/244E10Almaty2022
28Harikrishna, Pentala2646Idani, Pouya25231-048A05Almaty2022
29Nesterov, Arseniy2497Harikrishna, Pentala26461/2-1/248E10Almaty2022
30Harikrishna, Pentala2646Tabatabaei, M. Amin25260-156A07Almaty2022
31Alonso Rosell, Alvar2472Harikrishna, Pentala26460-138E10Almaty2022
32Harikrishna, Pentala2646Lintchevski, Daniil25201/2-1/264A08Almaty2022
33Fedorov, Alexei2531Harikrishna, Pentala26461/2-1/238B20Almaty2022
34Harikrishna, Pentala2646Sanal, Vahap25470-148A07Almaty2022
35Yudin, Sergei2454Harikrishna, Pentala26461/2-1/252B40Almaty2022
36Harikrishna, Pentala2646Svane, Frederik24661-060A07Almaty2022
37Yoo, Christopher Woojin2463Harikrishna, Pentala26461/2-1/228E20Almaty2022
38Harikrishna, Pentala Jones, Gawain C B 0-180A49Deizisau2022
39Sedlak, Nikola Harikrishna, Pentala 1/2-1/264D02Deizisau2022
40McShane, Luke J2653Harikrishna, Pentala27171-052C692022
41Harikrishna, Pentala2717Brkic, Ante26021/2-1/231E10Germany2022
42Harikrishna, Pentala2717Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime27471-081D85Mayrhofen2022
43Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar2747Harikrishna, Pentala27171/2-1/231E21Mayrhofen2022
44Harikrishna, Pentala2717Anand, Viswanathan27561-052E04Mayrhofen2022
45Carlsen, Magnus2856Harikrishna, Pentala27171-043A20Mayrhofen2022
46Harikrishna, Pentala2717Rodshtein, Maxim26021/2-1/280B12Mayrhofen2022
47Pijpers, Arthur2455Harikrishna, Pentala27171/2-1/236C95Mayrhofen2022
48Harikrishna, Pentala2717Zwirs, Nico24811-045A13Mayrhofen2022
49Cheparinov, Ivan2686Harikrishna, Pentala27161/2-1/238C84Linares2022
50Harikrishna, Pentala2716Van Foreest, Jorden26911/2-1/237C67Linares2022