|Full name||Cerdas Barus|
|Born|| January 1, 1961
Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Cerdas Barus (born 1 January 1961 in Karo, North Sumatra) is an Indonesian chess Grandmaster (2004).
He has won the Indonesian Chess Championship three times. In 2002, he came second at Surabaya. In 2011 he won the Telin Chess International Tournament in Jakarta.
He played for Indonesia in the Chess Olympiads of 1984, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2000 and 2002 (individual gold medal at third board).