Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Biography, Age, Career, World Chess, Championship, Family, Net Worth & More

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Biography, Age, Family, Net Worth, Birthday, Parents, Social Media, Hobbies, Personal Life, Salary, Wife, Girlfriend, Records, Achievement, Rating & More.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa is an Indian chess player. He became the fourth-youngest person ever to achieve the title of Grandmaster. He also became the youngest international Master in the history of chess at the age of 10 years.

Praggnanandhaa started playing chess at a very early age and won the world youth chess championship at the age of seven. He defeated Magnus Carlsen, the global chess champion, in February 2022, and in August 2022, he beat him once more.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Biography, Age, Career, World Chess, Championship, Family, Net Worth & More
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Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Biography

NameRameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
ProfessionChess player
Date of birthWednesday, 10 August 2005
Birth placePadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ReligionHindu
Zodiac signLeo
Age18 years as of 2023
NationalityIndian
Home TownPadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HeightNot known
Eyes colorBlack
Hair colorBlack
Education qualificationHe was studying in class ninth
HobbiesN/A
GirlfriendNot known
Marital statusUnmarried
Net Worth$1 Million

Who is Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa?

 Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa is a prominent Indian chess player. In February 2022, he became the fifth one who win the Grandmaster title after the notable chess players Abhimanyu Mishra, Sergey Karjakin, Gukesh D, and Javokhir Sindarov.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Early Life, Birthday

Indian chess player Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa was born on 10 August 2005 in Padi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. His father’s name is Rameshbabu and he is a bank employee.

His mother’s name is Nagalakshmi and he has a sister named Vaishali Rameshbabu she is also a chess player.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Education Qualification

Indian chess player Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa was pursuing his ninth standard from the Velammal matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai in 2022.

SchoolVelammai Matriculation
Education qualificationNinth standard in 2022

Rameshbabu praggnanandhaa’s Parents, Family

Father’s NameRameshbabu
Mother’s NameNagalakshmi
Sister’s NameVaishali Rameshbabu
Brother’s NameNone

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Career, Story

Praggnanandhaa was the winner of the World Youth Chess Championships Under-8 title in 2013. He received the title of FIDE Master when he was seven years old. He was the winner of the Under-10 title in 2015 following which Praggnanandhaa made history at the age of 10 years and became the international master chess player.

He was the winner of the World Junior Chess Championship in 2017 and won his first chess grandmaster title. He earned his second chess grandmaster title on 17 April 2018 at the Gredine Open In Urtijei, Italy Praggnanandhaa received the third grandmaster title at the age of 12 years.

At this age, he became the second youngest person to win this title. On 12 October 2019, the World Youth Championship the Under-18 section was won by Praggnanandhaa. He earned the rating of 2600 in December 2019 and became the second-youngest person to earn this rating. In April 2021, he was the winner of the Polgar challenge arranged by the Julius Baer Group and chess24.com for young talents.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa Biography, Age, Career, World Chess, Championship, Family, Net Worth & More
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He was the winner of the Master Championship organized by the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in 2022. He was the winner of the Airthings Masters championships in February 2022 and created history in its eighth round by defeating his opponent Magnus Carlsen who is the world chess champion. He was first congratulated by Sachin Tendulkar, who was watching his game online on his Twitter handle.

In May 2021, Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa stunned the world champion in chess Magnus Carlsen at the Chessable Master online rapid chess tournament. The fifth round of the match was heading towards a draw, however, a blunder from Magnus Carlsen is his move resulted in Carlsen’s defeat. Despite winning the math Praggnanandhaa was not happy. On 22 August 2022, he defeated world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen 4-2 final round of the FTX Crypto Cup but he could not clinch the first position and was placed second in the final standings.

Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa’s Net Worth

According to various online resources Indian chess player Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa’s estimated net worth is $1 Million in 2023.

Net Worth-2023$1 Million
Yearly IncomeUnder review
monthly IncomeUnder review
Income SourceN/A

Some Lesser Facts about Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa

  • He is often featured by various renowned newspapers in their articles.
  • He beat the world champion Magnus Carlsen in three tournaments in 2022.
  • His elder sister, Vaishali Rameshbabu is also a two-time youth chess champion.
  • The devotees of Kalki Bhagavan.
  • His Instagram account has over 50k followers.
  • In 2016 the talented boy became the youngest international Master In history, at the age of 10 years.
  • Praggananandhaa won the world youth championships in the under-18 section in 2019.

FAQ:

How old is Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa?

18 years as of 2023

Which state is Praggnanandhaa from?

Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

What is the world ranking of Praggnanandhaa?

Praggnanandhaa achieved a career-high 2712.2 rating to become India’s No. 3 and world No. 20 chess master.

What is Praggnanandhaa per month salary?

Not known

Who is Prggnanandhaa’s wife?

He is not married yet.

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