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By Kvark161, 4 years ago, translation, In English,

There is a list of the youngest chess grandmasters. What about codeforces? Let's make a list of the youngest codeforces grandmasters! =)

 
 
 
 
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How about 16?(TooSimple, PrinceOfPersia, M.Mahdi, AliB and AliA before the last round) :D

P.S: (16 is when we first became grandmaster)

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Tourist was 15 years old when he reached grandmaster in codeforces

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May be KAN?

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sublinekelzrip told me about his age few months ago. He was 13 or 14! (I don't remember the exact number)

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Maybe fk2012? He was 14, when he become grandmaster.

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OK seems like there are a lot of young red programmers. But what about the oldest red programmer in codeforces!? Are there any reds here over 40 years old!?

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    bmerry should be around 35, as he participated in IOI'96.

    Edit: Oh, but he also participated in 2001, so he is more like 32 or so :)

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Tfw when I was 16, I was unable to write a working code...

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    How old are you now?

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      Twenty-one. I didn't really get into coding until I was 17.

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      It literally takes 2 minutes to google his name, find out that he is an IOI medalist and calculate his probable age based on the years he took part in IOI.

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    I am 24 now and I am unable to write a working code

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He is 15 or 16 years old yutaka1999

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I think an interesting related question would be What is the smallest period it took someone to be a grandmaster from the time he started to learn coding.

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    I know I_love_Tanya_Romanova became IGM for 10 minutes. :D

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      Is this of any relevance to the question :p?

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        How to know if the comment is written by Swistakk without looking at the author ?

        (is ":p" a suffix of that comment) ? 1 : 0 ;
        

        :p

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      I am going to stay there for a longer timespan next time :)

      And about AmrMahmoud question (which is completely irrelevant to your answer) — I think that person with a good experience in math contests will reach red fast:) Learning how to write a code sounds easier than learning how to solve problems.

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    I started participating in programming contests in February, 2011 and became GM on my twentieth birthday, 19.11.2013. That's about two years and nine months.

    But this result may be unfair, because I first tried to write some code in 2005, that was JASS, a programming language for writing scripts for Warcraft 3.

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Alex_2oo8, Now he is only 7 years old, isn't he?

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    probably not 7 :))) I don't know exactly, but he studies at 12 grade

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    No, he is only 4 years and 0 months old :)))

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First found red point for me is 28.12.2010. It's 15 years old for me.

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overtroll has become GM when he was 15.

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    He become GM when he was 14. (round when he become GM was 2013-12-29, he was born 1999)

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geniucos has become a grandmaster at 14-15,i don't how much he was but last year he participated at jboi.

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I'm 15

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izrak :- Ishraq Huda, Perfect score in IOI 2014 he's 17 now and became grandmaster last year.

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From the comments here, it seems becoming a GM at 16 is nothing special :D

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I'm 21.

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This compares with an ELO chess? I think so you can compare. Then tourist = 3407, Carlsen = 2876, the programming is going ahead.

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So we already concluded from this subject that becoming red in primary school is no problem. What about youngest international grandmaster?

I do not know exact their exact birth dates (nor even approximate in most cases), but I guess few good examples of young IGMs are here: tourist (surprisingly :P), yeputons, TooSimple, WJMZBMR, scott_wu, PavelKunyavskiy, jcvb, Alex_2oo8. Can someone tell how old were they when they became IGMs?

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I'm 13 now. When do you think I can become grandmaster?

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it is not about age, it is about circumstances, I was trying to understand programming at high and prep school but my dad was punishing me by destructing my PC I was so sad, right now I am trying to get back to my passion, but I am upset, I have no good community at university to direct me to the right way in competitive programming, I will do it, Good Luck for all GMs

please guys don't gimme negative vote, all I said is true.

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djq_cpp is only 14!!

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