Vinay Bhat is an American chess Grandmaster.
|Full name||Vinay Subrahmanya Bhat|
|Born||June 4, 1984, Santa Clara, CA, United States|
|FIDE rating||2519 (FIDE), 2606 (USCF)|
|Peak rating||2549 (FIDE), 2606 (USCF)|
American chess Grandmaster who is one of the highest rated players in the United States.
At 10 years and 176 days old, he became the youngest national master before becoming an international chess master at the age of 15.
He was ranked number 16 in the United States in the year 2010 and is the only player to have multiple wins in the US Chess League against the highest-ranked US player Hikaru Nakamura.
He comes from an Indian-American family.
The legendary Paul Morphy is one of his major influences.
- American chess players
Latest information about Vinay Bhat updated on May 18 2021.