Vidit Gujrathi

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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India claim dominating wins in open and women's groups
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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India claim dominating wins in open and women's groups

Batumi Chess Olympiad: With Viswanathan Anand rested, India kick off with dominating wins in both groups

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
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Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff

With his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: Yu Yangyi bags title; Vidit Gujrathi ends up at bottom of leaderboard after exciting final round
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: Yu Yangyi bags title; Vidit Gujrathi ends up at bottom of leaderboard after exciting final round

While Vidit Gujrathi's overall performance was quite dismal, one must keep in mind that this was a very strong tournament with every player rated above Elo 2700.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi holds Wei Yi in tepid draw; Yu Yangyi jumps to top spot
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi holds Wei Yi in tepid draw; Yu Yangyi jumps to top spot

After six rounds, Vidit still remains in the bottom-most spot with a score of 2.5/6 along with Shankland, Wei and Fedoseev. Yu leads tournament with a score of 4/6

Hainan Danzhou Masters: India's Vidit Gujrathi holds tournament leader Bu Xiangzhi on day of draws
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: India's Vidit Gujrathi holds tournament leader Bu Xiangzhi on day of draws

With just two more rounds to go, Vidit remains 1.5 points behind the leader. In the final two rounds, Vidit will have to score as much as he can to improve his rank on the leaderboard.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: India's Vidit Gujrathi falls back into bottom-most spot after loss against top seeded Yu Yangyi
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: India's Vidit Gujrathi falls back into bottom-most spot after loss against top seeded Yu Yangyi

GM Vidit Gujrathi fell back to the bottom of the leaderboard after faltering in an equal-looking endgame and lost against the Chinese GM Yu Yangyi.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi scores emphatic win over Sam Shankland; Bu Xiangzhi takes sole lead
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi scores emphatic win over Sam Shankland; Bu Xiangzhi takes sole lead

Having lost and drawn in the first two rounds, Gujrathi registered an emphatic win over GM Samuel Shankland in round three, breaking the American grandmaster's streak of 62 unbeaten games.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi holds Vladimir Fedoseev comfortably; Bu Xiangzhi, Jan-Krzysztof Duda lead
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi holds Vladimir Fedoseev comfortably; Bu Xiangzhi, Jan-Krzysztof Duda lead

Having lost in the opening round with the black pieces, Vidit faced another very strong grandmaster in Vladimir Fedoseev but did well to hold the Russian GM.

Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi suffers shocking defeat against Jan-Krzysztof Duda in opening round
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Hainan Danzhou Masters: Vidit Gujrathi suffers shocking defeat against Jan-Krzysztof Duda in opening round

The only Indian in the fray is the country's youngest player to breach the 2700 Elo mark, GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi. After the Karpov Poikovsky International in Russia, this is Vidit's second appearance in a closed grandmaster tournament.

Viswanathan Anand says result of Chess Olympiad will reflect India's growth in sport
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Viswanathan Anand says result of Chess Olympiad will reflect India's growth in sport

Vishwanathan Anand said, "I am proud to have played part, (as a) catalyst and convinced a lot of people to try out chess. I was the first Grand Master in 1987 and now we have 52. So that's quite a growth."

Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi finishes a commendable third; Dmitry Jakovenko wins title
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Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi finishes a commendable third; Dmitry Jakovenko wins title

With his draw in the final round, Vidit finished third at the event behind the title winner Dmitry Jakovenko and Ian Nepomniachtchi & Boris Gelfand who shared the second place. Considering that this was Vidit’s first big closed event, this was a commendable result by the young lad

Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi's chances of winning title diminish after four successive draws
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Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: Vidit Gujrathi's chances of winning title diminish after four successive draws

Vidit is now a point and a half behind the current tournament leader, Jakovenko. With just two more rounds to go, Vidit's chances of making it to the top do not seem realistic.

Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: India's only representative Vidit Gujrathi joint-second in Siberian event
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Karpov Poikovsky International Chess: India's only representative Vidit Gujrathi joint-second in Siberian event

This is the first time that Vidit has been invited to be a part of such a strong closed event. If he performs well here, this might attract him invites to more such closed events.

China’s match against rest of the world proves its chess potential, leaves vital lessons for India
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China’s match against rest of the world proves its chess potential, leaves vital lessons for India

The Chinese League includes the strongest grandmasters from all around the world and gives local players a chance to not only compete but also interact with them. Indian grandmasters hardly ever get such opportunities.

Adhiban Baskaran interview: I believe beating big players is part of my destiny
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Adhiban Baskaran interview: I believe beating big players is part of my destiny

After Adhiban Baskaran's phenomenal comeback, Firstpost caught up with the man of the moment to talk about his ever positive mindset and his two contrasting performances.

Grand Master Vidit Gujrathi appointed as brand ambassador of All India Chess Federation for the Blind
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Grand Master Vidit Gujrathi appointed as brand ambassador of All India Chess Federation for the Blind

Twenty-three-year-old Gujrathi had broken the 2,700 rating barrier and has a current rating of 2,718, thereby becoming the fourth Indian to achieve the feat after legend Viswanathan Anand, Sasikiran and P Harikrishna, a media release said.

Tata Steel Chess Round 13: Vidit Gujrathi clinches title in Challengers; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri to win Masters
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Tata Steel Chess Round 13: Vidit Gujrathi clinches title in Challengers; Magnus Carlsen beats Anish Giri to win Masters

Vidit Gujrathi, with this win, has qualified for the Masters segment of Tata Steel Chess, while Magnus Carlsen recorded sixth title at Wijk Aan Zee after

Tata Steel Chess Round 12: Viswanathan Anand virtually out of contention after draw with Wesley So; Carlsen, Giri lead charts
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Tata Steel Chess Round 12: Viswanathan Anand virtually out of contention after draw with Wesley So; Carlsen, Giri lead charts

Viswanathan Anand drew his game with the white pieces against Wesley So in a very theoretical battle in the Open variation of the Ruy Lopez

Tata Steel Chess Round 10: Viswanathan Anand overcomes Gawain Jones challenge to win 3rd game of tournament
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Tata Steel Chess Round 10: Viswanathan Anand overcomes Gawain Jones challenge to win 3rd game of tournament

Anand won his third game of the tournament beating the English GM Gawain Jones. Anish Giri in joint lead with Magnus Carlsen and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

Tata Steel Chess Round 6: Viswanathan Anand's draw against Anish Giri puts Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in sole lead
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Tata Steel Chess Round 6: Viswanathan Anand's draw against Anish Giri puts Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in sole lead

Six rounds down, Azerbaijan’s Shakhriyar Mamedyarov raced past Viswanathan Anand and Anish Giri to take sole lead in the tournament with his win against India’s Adhiban Baskaran.