Originally posted by RECUVICNot to be annoying, but, there's no such thing as IGM. International Grandmaster is a made up title...there is only gm, im, fm, and of course the woman titles
Sorry! this is not correct,the youngest person to be granted IGM status by FIDE is Sergie Karyakin of the republic of Ukraine. This was awarded to Sergie in 2002 at the age of 12 years and 7 months and remains the record to the present day.----------
Originally posted by kmac27he means ever since the massive elo inflation in fide its become really easy to be a gm, so it's hard to tell apart players who are just gms and who are world champion contenders.
are you kidding me grandmasters back then couldn't mach up to the grandmasters today. it was said that philidor only had a rating today of 2100!! the best is today. we have more knowlidge.