| Mark Callano Paragua (born March 29 1984) is a Filipino chess Grandmaster. He was born in Philippines to Flordeliza Callano and Ricardo Paragua, who is also his coach. Together, they travel around the world to participate in international tournaments.|
At the 1998 Disney World Rapid Chess Championship for Kids, held November 15-17 at the EuroDisney theme park in Paris, Paragua and Bu Xiangzhi each finished first with 7 1/2 points in Boys 14 and under section, with Paragua taking the gold medal on tiebreak points.
He was the youngest Filipino master ever, at 9 years of age. He also became the youngest Filipino GM ever at 20, beating out Eugene Torre´s record by about two years.
He qualified for the 2004 World Championship in Tripoli, Libya. Paragua is currently Philippines´ number one grandmaster.