Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Arjun Erigaisi becomes India's no.1 in latest FIDE rankings

Arjun Erigaisi, the 20-year-aged chess prodigy hailing from Telangana, turned India’s no.1 rated chess participant in the hottest FIDE rankings released by the Worldwide Chess Federation.

With a standard score of 2756, he surpassed the legendary Vishwanath Anand to acclaim the top rank of the place, getting the 2nd Indian considering that D Gukesh to do so. He also broke into the prime 10 globe rankings by climbing up 5 spots to no.9, earning him the fourth Indian to get into the top rated 10 planet rankings, the other 3 becoming Anand, Gukesh and Harikrishna.

The April #FIDErating lists are out!

The most noteworthy improvements: the earth #1 Junior, 🇺🇿 Nodirbek Abdusattorov, attained 15 score factors and is now #4 in the environment, though 21-year-previous 🇮🇳 Arjun Erigaisi received 8 and now ranks #9 both of those players entered the leading 10 for the 1st time.…

— Intercontinental Chess Federation (@FIDE_chess) April 1, 2024

Anand is rated no.11, Praggnanandhaa is placed at the 14th place whilst Gukesh occupies the 16th place in the planet rankings. Arjun Praggnanandhaa and Gukesh will all be participating in the FIDE Candidates Chess Match 2024, the most important chess event, scheduled to begin on April 4.

Magnus Carlsen retains his no.1 location with a ranking of 2830. He opted out of the Candidates match owing to his displeasure with the format the recreation is poised to be executed with.

There are no important alterations in the women’s rankings with 3 Indian females inside the best 15 rankings with Koneru, ranked at no.5, being the best place occupied by an Indian.

India is rated no.2 in conditions of average rating of the best 10 players, 11 powering leaders United states.

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