|Full name||Péter Lékó|
|Born||September 8, 1979|
Subotica, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
|FIDE rating||2735 |
(#19 in the January 2013 FIDE world rankings)
|Peak rating||2763 (April 2005)|
He became a grandmaster in 1994 at the age of 14 years (a world record at the time). He was the challenger in the Classical World Championship 2004 against Vladimir Kramnik. He tied with Kramnik 7-7, but this meant Kramnik retained his title. Leko's best world ranking was fourth, first achieved in April 2003.