Velammal school student Master Gukesh Dommaraju became Worlds Second Youngest Grand Master and India’s Youngest Grand Master in Chess.

Chennai, Mel Ayanambakkam, Velammal school student Master Gukesh Dommaraju on 15-01-2019 became the Second Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the world at the age of 12 years.

The prodigy achieved the landmark at Delhi Open 2019 chess tournament by scoring 7 points out of 9 rounds with 5 wins and 4 draws thereby becoming World 2nd Youngest GM in Chess history and Indias Youngest GM. He becomes GM at the age of 12 years 7 months and 17 days on 15th January 2019.

Mater Gukesh Dommaraju is well supported by his school Velammal Educational Trust in his journey to achieve these norms.

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