Susanto Megaranto

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Susanto Megaranto
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Full name Susanto Megaranto
Country Indonesia
Born (1987-10-08) 8 October 1987 (age 27)
Indramayu, Indonesia
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2552 (May 2015)
Peak rating 2569 (October 2007)

Susanto Megaranto (born 8 October 1987) is an Indonesian chess Grandmaster.

He became the youngest Indonesian GM ever at 17, beating out Utut Adianto's record by four years.

In 2004 he tied for 2nd-3rd with Eugenio Torre in the SEA Games in Vietnam.[1] In the same year he tied for first with Mark Paragua in the Singapore Masters Open and won the event on tie-break.[2] In 2007 he tied for 3rd-8th with Abhijit Kunte, Zhao Jun, Wen Yang, Darwin Laylo and Zhou Jianchao in the Asian Chess Championship. In 2008, he tied for 3rd-7th with Marat Dzhumaev, Darwin Laylo, Dražen Sermek and Ashot Nadanian in the 5th Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open Championship in Kuala Lumpur[3] and tied for 3rd-6th with Nguyen Anh Dung, Irwanto Sadikin and Magesh Chandran Panchanathan in the Kuala Lumpur Open.[4] He took part in the Chess World Cup 2011, but was eliminated in the first round by Lê Quang Liêm.[5]

On the July 2009 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2534.[6]


  1. ^ "Tournament report January 2004: SEA Games Men - Vietnam". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Mark (2004-12-20). "TWIC 528: Singapore International Chess Convention". London Chess Center. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Lam Choong Wai, Edwin (2008-09-02). "5th Dato’ Arthur Tan Open – Li Chao wins again". ChessBase. Retrieved 26 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tournament report April 2009: KL Open 2008 - Malaysia". World Chess Federation. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Crowther, Mark (2011-09-21). "The Week in Chess: FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011". London Chess Center. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "VI ASIAN INDIVIDUAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP". 2007-09-30. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 

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