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Rahul Srivatshav Turns into India’s 74th Grandmaster | Chess Information

Rahul Srivatshav has develop into India’s 74th Grandmaster© AFP

Rahul Srivatshav P of Telangana has develop into India’s 74th Grandmaster, attaining the title after breaking the 2500 (Elo factors) barrier in reside FIDE rankings through the ninth Cattolica Chess Pageant 2022 in Italy. The 19-year previous participant reached the 2500 Elo reside ranking mark after drawing his eighth spherical recreation in opposition to Grandmaster Levan Pantsulaia within the Cattolica occasion.

His present Elo ranking is 2468.

Srivatshav had already secured 5 GM norms and achieved the title when he crossed the ranking threshold of 2500 on Friday.

To develop into a GM, a participant has to safe three GM norms and cross the reside ranking of 2500 Elo factors.

“India yet another step nearer to getting 100 Grandmasters! Meet our latest addition to the elite membership, 19-year-old Rahul Srivatshav from Telangana, India’s 74th Grandmaster! A giant congratulations

to Rahul, his coach and household!,” All India Chess Federation president Sanjay Kapoor tweeted on Saturday.


Bharath Subramaniyam had develop into the nation’s 73rd GM in January. The legendary Viswanathan Anand is India’s first GM, which he turned manner again in 1988.

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