Pranav Anand and A R Ilamparthi crowned champion at the World Youth Chess Championship 2022

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Indian teenager chess prodigy Pranav Anand and A R Ilamparthi  won the under -16 and Under -14 categories title respectively in  the World Youth Chess championship at Mamaia, Romania on 16 September 2022.

Pranav Anand also became India's 76th Grandmaster when he secured the necessary 2500 Elo Rating points while playing in the championship.

The FIDE World Youth Chess championship 2022(under 18,16,14) for boys and girls was held at  Mamaia, Romania from 5-17 September 2022.



  • The International Chess Federation or French acronym FIDE Fédération Internationale des Échecs) is an international organization that was set up on 20 July 1924 in Paris, France.
  • It is the international body which governs world chess championships. 
  • President of FIDE :  Arkady Dvorkovich 
  • Headquarters of FIDE : Lausanne, Switzerland 

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