Surya Shekhar Ganguly
Surya Shekhar Ganguly

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Name: Surya Shekhar Ganguly
Occupation: Chess Player
Gender: Male
Birth Day: February 24, 1983
Age: 37
Country: India
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Surya Shekhar Ganguly

Surya Shekhar Ganguly was born on February 24, 1983 in India (37 years old). Surya Shekhar Ganguly is a Chess Player, zodiac sign: Pisces. Find out Surya Shekhar Gangulynet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

An Indian chess Grandmaster who set a record for being the youngest player to beat a Grandmaster when he was 11 years old.


Surya Shekhar Ganguly won the Indian National Championship for a record of 5 consecutive times from 2003 to 2008.

Net Worth

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Before Fame

Surya Shekhar Ganguly won the World Junior Championships at age 8.

Biography Timeline


He was born to Pankaj Ganguly and Aarti Ganguly on 24 February 1983. He has an elder sister who is a doctor by profession. He is working as Senior Manager at the Indian Oil Corporation. He married Sudeshna Dutta, a doctorate in biotechnology, on 7 February 2011.


Ganguly's grand father, the late Anil Basumallick, taught him chess at the age of 5. Soon he became very popular in chess circles of Kolkata as he was the youngest player in most tournaments taking place during those days and also won prizes. In 1991, at the age of 8, he won both the Indian National U-10 and U-12 Championships. He won these Championships again in 1992 and 1995.


In 1995, at the age of 11, he beat a Grandmaster, the youngest player ever to do so until that time.


Ganguly has been a member of the team of seconds that helped Anand win his World title matches against Kramnik, Topalov and Gelfand in 2008, 2010 and 2012 respectively. Other members of the team were GM Peter Heine Nielsen, GM Radosław Wojtaszek and the former FIDE World Champion GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

Family Life

Surya Shekhar Ganguly married his childhood sweetheart, Sudeshna, in 2011.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Surya Shekhar Ganguly is 39 years, 4 months and 2 days old. Surya Shekhar Ganguly will celebrate 40th birthday on a Friday 24th of February 2023. Below we countdown to Surya Shekhar Ganguly upcoming birthday.


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