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John M. Burke (born 2001) is an American chess grandmaster. A chess prodigy, Burke reached an Elo rating of 2601 in September 2015, making him the youngest player ever to reach a rating of 2600 or above.[1]

John M. Burke
Born2001 (2001) (age 18)
TitleGrandmaster (2018)
FIDE rating2562 (June 2019)
Peak rating2603 (October 2015)

Chess careerEdit

Born in 2001, Burke achieved the FIDE Master title in August 2015, and the international master title in April 2016. He was awarded his grandmaster title in April 2018.[2]


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