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Youngest player to defeat a grandmaster

His opponent was 31-year-old Kasakh GM Nurlan Ibrayev, rated almost 600 points higher than the lad, and now probably the world’s most embarrassed GM.

 

Hetul-ShahHetul Shah beats Kasakh grandmaster

[pgn] [Event “7th Parsvnath International Open Chess “] [Site “Modern School, Barakhamba Roa”] [Date “2009.01.11”] [Round “1.36”] [White “Ibrayev, Nurlan”] [Black “Hetul, Shah”] [Result “0-1”] [ECO “A00”] [WhiteElo “2407”] [BlackElo “1817”] [PlyCount “88”] [EventDate “2009.01.11”] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. Nbd2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Bd7 14. Nf1 Rfc8 15. Ne3 Nc6 16. a3 Bf8 17. b3 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qc3 19. Ne2 Qxa1 20. Qd2 d5 21. b4 d4 22. Nd1 Rxc2 23. Qxc2 Rc8 24. Qd2 Nxe4 25. Qd3 Nd6 26. Bb2 Qa2 27. f4 Qc4 28. Qb1 d3 29. Ne3 Qe4 30. Nc3 Qxf4 31. Ncd5 Qg3 32. Nf1 Qg6 33. Bxe5 Nc4 34. Nf4 Qb6+ 35. Kh1 Nxe5 36. Rxe5 Bd6 37. Re4 Bc6 38. Qc1 Qb7 39. Re1 Bxg2+ 40. Nxg2 Rxc1 41. Rxc1 Bf4 42. Rc3 d2 43. Rd3 h6 44. Kg1 Qb6+ 0-1 [/pgn]

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  1. AtulShah also beat a GM when he was 9 years old!

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