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Sunday, January 07, 2007

16-Year Old Becomes the UK's Youngest GM


ChessBase reports that David Howell, at age 16 years, one month has become the youngest grandmaster in UK history, after finishing with a score of 7/9 in the Stockholm Rilton Cup tournament.

The photo below, also from ChessBase, shows the 11-year-old David playing Vladimir Kramnik to a draw in March 2002:

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