|Date Of Birth||10 August 2005|
|Age||12 years 6 months 12 days|
|Day of Birth||Wednesday|
|Place Of Birth||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Full Name||Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu|
|Other Name||Prajnananda Ramesh Babu|
|Languages||Tamil , English|
|Ethnicities||Tamilian , Indian|
|Body Features & Measurements|
|Father||Ramesh Babu (works at State Corporation Bank)|
|Sister||R. Vaishali (elder; chess player)|
|Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes|
|Favorite sports persons|| Vishwanathan Anand |
|Social Networks, Web links|
|Wiki Page||Wiki Page|
|Facebook Profile||Facebook Profile|
|World Chess Federation Profile||World Chess Federation Profile|
|Coach||R. B. Ramesh|
Praggnanandhaa R (pronounced Pragg-na-nan-dhaa) is an Indian chess player and International Master. In 2016 he became the world's youngest International Master ever at the age of 10 years 10 months 19 days.
Praggnanandhaa R was born on 10th August 2005 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to Ramesh Babu(father) & Nagalakshmi(mother)
Previous record was held by Sergey Karjakin of Ukraine, he was 12 years 7 months old when he had attained the title of international master. He reduced the previous record by almost 2 years, quite a record considering previous records at maximum differ by 6/7 months. Great Magnus Carlsen was 13 years 4 months old when he became an international master.
His fans and chess experts expect him to become the youngest grandmaster as well.