Harikrishna Pendyala (10.05.1986)

Harikrishna smlIndian Grandmaster (2001). World Junior Champion in 2004, World U10 champion in 1996, World U12 rapid Chess champion (1998), Asian Junior Champion in 2001, a Gold medallist at the Commonwealth championships in 2000 and 2003 (U18), Chess960 World Junior Champion in 2006. Second at the British championship in 2003.

Best results: Won or shared first at Braingame Olympiad and Hastings 2001, Taiyuan chess match China in 2005, Essent GM, Bermuda Invitational and Pamplona in 2005, Marx György Memorial in 2006 and 2007, Reykjavik Open in 2006, SPICE Cup (USA) 2008, New York Intl 2010, Tata Steel B 2012, Capelle la Grande 2012, HZ Vlissingen Open 2013, Edmonton Open 2015, Isle of Man Open 2015.

A member of the Indian national team since 2000.

Peak rating:  2768 in 2016.