Susanto Megaranto

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Susanto Megaranto
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Country Indonesia
Born (1987-10-08) 8 October 1987 (age 29)
Indramayu, Indonesia
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2533 (July 2017)
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. He won the Indonesian Chess Championship four times in a row from 2006 to 2010.

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, where he was eliminated in the first round by Lê Quang Liêm.[5] In 2015, he won the first Asian University Chess Championship, which was held in Beijing.[6][7]


  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. ^ Liang Ziming (2015-10-25). "Megaranto, Ni Shiqun dominate Asian University Ch.". ChessBase. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  7. ^ 1st Asian University Chess Championship Men's group.

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