India's Vidit Gujrathi registers win in Prague Chess Festival opener; P Harikrishna draws with Nils Grandelius
India's Vidit Santosh Gujrathi opened his campaign in the Masters event of the Prague Chess Festival with a win over Sam Shankland of the USA.
Regardless of the accomplishments of his opponents, Vidit Gujrathi remains undeterred and is looking forward to playing each game as it comes.
Indian Grandmaster Pentala Harikrishna will be raring to go at the FIDE World Cup and book his berth in the 2018 Candidates tournament as he takes on Yuri Gonzalez Vidal of Cuba in his first-round game.
S.L. Narayanan, the pick of the Indian players in LIC World Junior Chess Championship in progress here held compatriot and fourth seed Vidit Santosh Gujrathi to a draw and earned his first GM norm Wednesday.
Ziaur Rahman and Oliver Barbosa joined Indians Abhijit Kunte and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi in the lead with 5.5 points, after round seven in the 6th Kolkata Open.
Former Under 14 world champion and Indian Vidit Santosh Gujrathi Abhijit Kunte in the lead with five points after the sixth round at Kolkata Open Chess.
Three Indians - J. Deepan Chakkravarthy, Abhijit Kunte and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi and one Bangladesh grandmaster Abdulla Al-Rakib shared lead at Kolkata Open.