GM Gukesh Dommaraju

GM Gukesh Dommaraju

Title: Grandmaster

Age: 17


4th Chess Olympiad Gold Medalist (2022)

Individual Gold Medalist at the 2022 Chess Olympiad

Dommaraju Gukesh is an Indian chess grandmaster and current World No. 3 ranked junior. He is the third youngest player ever to earn the GM title, which he achieved at the age of 12 years and seven months. In addition to several youth titles, Gukesh’s biggest accomplishments include winning the 2023 Chennai Masters, as well as scoring an individual gold medal on Board 1 in the 2022 Chess Olympiad, leading India to earn the team bronze. Additionally, Gukesh qualified for the 2024 FIDE Candidates via the 2023 FIDE Circuit, where he finished second behind Caruana. This will be Gukesh’s first time participating in the GCT.