The Algorand on-line collection has come to an finish and Indian GM Abhijit Gupta is on his approach to Dubai for the upcoming championship match between defending world champion, Magnus Carlsen, and Russia’s No. 1, Ian Nepomniachtchi.
Abhijeet Gupta, Picture: mar skarsson
After profitable the qualifying match, Gupta dominated the ultimate, adopted by Indian IM Pranav V and Kazakhstan’s IM Jhanat Sai.
Gupta is an Indian GM, the primary participant to win the Commonwealth Chess Championship 5 instances. From a really younger age, Gupta had many memorable successes. In 2008, he received the World Junior Chess Championship in Gaziantep, Turkey, forward of a number of different robust gamers together with Maxim Rodshtein, David Howell and Hou Yifan. He’s the third Indian after Viswanathan Anand and Pentala Harikrishna to win this prestigious championship. Gupta additionally performed for the Indian nationwide group on the 2012 Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey, the place he received a person silver medal for his ranking efficiency of 2746 on the board. In 2016, he received the Reykjavik Open, and in 2020 the eighth Delhi Worldwide opened with a rating of 8.5/10.
In an interview taken by GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko simply after Gupta’s huge win within the Algorand on-line collection, the Indian GM spoke loads about his chess profession up to now and he additionally made a press release concerning the World Championship: “I Actually hoping the match goes to be fairly shut. Ian is a type of guys who may even beat Magnus in quick time management, however I am going to nonetheless say Magnus is the favourite. Like, any day you’ll be able to beat Magnus If you happen to needed to spend your cash on somebody, who would you select?”
World Chess streamed the ultimate on YouTube with commentator GM Evgeny Miroshnichenko and particular visitor WGM Dina Belenskaya.
The second winner, IM Pranav V, obtained the well-known Academy Chess Set, the primary set made in plastic in precisely the identical design because the well-known Official World Chess Championship set utilized in World Chess Championship matches and Grand Prix Is. , and the third winner, IM Zhanat Sayn, obtained a one-year subscription to the FIDE On-line Enviornment!
Congratulations to everybody who participated and see you quickly within the upcoming FOA match!