Bharath Subramaniyam is India’s 73rd Chess GM

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 Chennai based fourteen-year old Bharath Subramaniyam on 9 January 2022  became India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster, securing the third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy.

Bharath Subramaniyam is India’s 73rd  Chess GM

  • This was the third GM norm for Subramaniyam and he also crossed 2500 Elo rating points.  To become a GM  a player has to secure three GM norms and 2500 live Elo rating points . 
  • He finished  seventh in the tournament .
  • The tournament was won by another Indian M.R. Lalith Babu.
  • Viswanathan Anand was the firstIndian Chess GrandMaster in 1988.

 Chess rating System 

  •   Chess rating system is used in Chess to estimate the strength of a player .
  • In chess ,the Elo rating system is used  to grade the players by International chess governing body FIDE.
  • The highest rating for a chess player is Grand Master or GM  followed by International Masters or IM and then Masters etc.
  • Players are invited to various chess tournaments in the world depending upon their gradings.

For Detail on FIDE  please see the  11 December 2021 post 

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