Miguel Santos

Miguel Santos Ruiz, born in 1999, is Miguel de Unamuno’s great-great-grandson. He has followed his family traditional love for chess and is one of the most promising Spanish players. Despite his youth, he has a prominent record: International Grandmaster, European under-14 runner-up, Spanish under-18 Champion, Bronze Medal at the European under-18 Championship and Spanish under-20 top chess player. He finished second at the 2018 Salamanca Masters tournament, in which he defeated the former World Champion Anatoly Karpov. He has recently participated in the 2019 World Cup in Russia and performed wonderfully (finished fourth) at the Junior Championship held in India a month ago.