Letter #10 - 2016
Youngest to defeat a GM
Date: 03/22/16 11:02:33 PM EDT
Is it still David Wei Ling Howell the
youngest player to ever defeat a Grand Master?
On July 29, 2012 Awonder Liang
-born April 9, 2003 in Madison, Wisconsin-, became the youngest
player ever to defeat a Grandmaster in a tournament game at the Washington International in Rockville, Maryland.
Liang defeated GM Larry Kaufman at 9 years, 111 days old breaking the previous record by about 2.5 months.The record was previously held by Shah Hetul at the age of 9 years, 6 months.
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