Awonder Liang

GRANDMASTER

USA

April 9, 2003

World Rank #280

Fide Rating

2587

Peak Rating

2600

Today the No. 4 under-18 player in the world and two-time World Champion in his age category, American prodigy GM Awonder Liang has been breaking U.S. records since becoming the youngest expert in the nation’s history just after his eighth birthday. Liang beat his first GM at nine and became the youngest U.S. master before he was 10, and now is a three-time U.S. Junior champion with a fifth-place finish in the 2020 U.S. Championship.