Nodirbek Abdusattorov is an Uzbek grandmaster who won the 2021 World Rapid Championship and played on the first board for team Uzbekistan won the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad. He did both when 17 years old, becoming the youngest player ever to do so.
Young Uzbek is full of confidence and packs some serious facial cuts. He looks sharp on all occasions
Abdussatorov’s first major success was the 2012 World Youth Championships Under-8 division, which he won. Two years later, at the age of nine, he defeated two GMs, Andrey Zhigalko and Rustam Khusnutdinov, in a single tournament. On the FIDE April 2015 rating list, the 11-year-old prodigy set a record by becoming the youngest player to enter the top 100 juniors.