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By Vijay Kumar
Parimarjan Negi has become India's youngest Grandmaster, when he achieved the third and the Final GM norm at Chelyabinsk Region Superfinal Championship at Satka in Russia. At the age of 13 years and 142 days, Parimarjan Negi broke the previous Indian record of Pentala Harikrishna, who did it at the age of 15 years and 99 days, in August 2001. Harikrishna broke Viswanathan Anand's 14 years record of becoming India's youngest Grand Master at the age of 18.
Parmarjan is now the second youngest Grandmaster of all time, replacing Magnus Carlsen of Norway by a five-day margin. Sergey Karjakin, who achieved this feat at the age of 12 years and 7 months, however, holds the World's Youngest GM title. It is remarkable that Parimarjan Negi, who attained his International Masters title only in December last year (2005), has been able to "upgrade" to GM within the short span of six months.