9 October 1993
Wesley So, Chess Player, Philippines
He became the youngest Filipino player to reach the rank of International Master at age 12.
About Wesley So
A Filipino chess Grandmaster and former prodigy who became one of the most highly ranked players in the world.
As a former child prodigy, his family was instrumental in helping him pursue chess.
Friends and colleagues
He has followed in the footsteps of Filipino chess legend Eugenio Torre.
In May, 2013 he was the 40th ranked chess player in the world.