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Arjun Kalyan becomes 68th Indian Grandmaster

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Tamil Nadu’s, Arjun Kalyan recently became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster.

 The 18-year-old from Chennai crossed the 2500 ELO mark after beating Dragan Kosic in the fifth round of GM Round Robin “Rujna Zore-3” in Serbia. 

Arjun is coached by IM Saravanan and Ukrainian GM Aleksandr Goloshchapov and began playing chess at the age of nine and got his FIDE rating a year later.

Viswanathan Anand became the country’s first Grandmaster, in 1988.

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