Awonder Liang

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Birthday
9, 2003
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 2003 (age 15)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Chess prodigy from Wisconsin who made news by becoming the youngest Chess Expert ever accepted into the U.S. Chess Federation. He also became the youngest person ever to defeat a Grandmaster at just nine years old.

Before Fame

He won the gold medal in the Under-8 portion of the World Youth Chess Championships held in Brazil.

Trivia

He achieved the rank of Expert at eight years and seven days old.

Family Life

He has been coached in chess by his father, Will.

Associated With

He beat Italian player Fabiano Caruana's record for being the youngest person to defeat a Grandmaster.