GM Wesley So

Player

Profile
Rating: 
2810
Age: 
24
Country: 
USA
Chess Highlights
2016 GCT Cʜᴀᴍᴘɪᴏɴ

So is a former chess prodigy who became the youngest player to pass the 2600 threshold in October 2008, breaking the record previously held by Magnus Carlsen. In February 2015 he entered the world top-10 after tying for second place at the 2015 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. He is a three-time Philippines Chess Champion, 2015 Bilbao Chess Masters Final champion, 2016 Sinquefield Cup, and 2016 overall Grand Chess Tour winner.