Parimarjan Negi
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"Parimarjan Negi" is a chess Grandmaster (chess)/Grandmaster (GM) from India. In July 2005, he earned his third and final International Master norm at the Sort International open chess tournament in Sort, Spain. On 1 July 2006, at the age of 13 years and 142 days (13 years, 4 months, and 20 days), he became the second-youngest GM ever, second only to Sergey Karjakin, when he earned his third and final GM norm at the Chelyabinsk Region Superfinal Championship at Satka in Russia. His FIDE rating as of December 2012 was 2641.

On 6 January 2006, he received his second GM norm at the Hastings Chess Congress where he scored 6/10, a Glossary of chess#Performance rating/performance of 2568. Negi finished 16th when he was 12 years, 10 months and 29 days old.

Parimarjan Negi studied in the Amity International School in New Delhi and won various tournaments there. Negi became the youngest Grandmaster in India on 1 July 2006 by drawing with Russian Grandmaster Ruslan Sherbakov and finished with six points from nine rounds of the Chelyabinsk Region Superfinal chess tournament in Satka. Negi replaces Pendyala Harikrishna as India's youngest ever GM.

He was conferred with Arjuna Award in year 2010 by Government of India.

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