Friday, July 20, 2007

Youngest American GM, so far

Fabiano Caruana has become the youngest American GM so far at the age of 14 years, 11 months, and 20 days. He surpassed Hikaru Nakamura who earned his GM title at the age of 15 years, 2 months, and 19 days. Playing at the "First Saturday" GM tournament in Budapest, Hungary, Caruana won first place with a score of 7.0/9, a point and a half ahead of the group. His performance was rated 2631. With this win, Caruana earned his third and final GM norm. Congrats to Fabiano!


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