Vidit finishes as the Top Indian at World Blitz Championship ‘2021

Indians finishing off well at the marquee FIDE World Blitz ‘2021. Vidit Gujrathi and prodigy Nihal Sarin scored 13.0/21 at the world blitz event. Vidit finished as the top Indian grabbing 18th position whereas Nihal took the 19th position. The highlight of the event for India #2 was certainly his win against the newly crowned Blitz champion – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave …

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Vidit Gujrathi included in the line-up of Aimchess US Rapid – Meltwater Champions Chess Tour

India #2, GM Vidit Gujrathi has been added to the line-up of the next Meltwater Champions Chess Tour event, Aimchess US Rapid. The prize pool for the event is $100,000 and it is the 9th and last event on the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour before September’s Finals which will feature the top 8 players as per the tournament standings. The …

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Vidit Gujrathi qualifies for FIDE Swiss League 2021

GM Vidit Gujrathi has qualified for the FIDE Grand Swiss league which is all set to take place in Riga, Latvia from October 25 to November 8’ 2021. A total of 4 Indian men’s players have qualified for the Swiss league including the likes of GM Vishwanathan Anand, GM Vidit, GM Pentala Harikrishna, and GM Adhiban Bhaskaran. The event will …

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India #3 and FIDE Online Olympiad Gold Medal winning Captain, GM Vidit Gujrathi (Chess Grandmaster) reveals meditation as one of the biggest secrets for his success.

“I use the Black Lotus app for meditation, and it has helped me to focus better, gain a competitive edge by being calm, and hence ace my game,” says Vidit. Black Lotus is one of the world’s most impactful meditation apps that has touched over 1 million lives and is behavioral science-backed. The app fosters the habit of quality meditation …

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Vidit and 3 Indian GM’s gear up for Meltwater Champions Chess Tour – Goldmoney Asian Rapid event

Play Magnus Group has partnered with Goldmoney to present the next top event in world chess: the Goldmoney Asian Rapid. The star-studded line-up consists of 16 players, an array of 9 Asian talents participating in the event. India will be represented by four Grandmasters – Vidit Gujrathi, B.Adhiban, Arjun Erigaisi, and D.Gukesh. Adhiban and Arjun obtained their seats at the …

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Vidit Gujrathi qualifies for Chess World Cup 2021

India #3 GM Vidit has qualified for the FIDE Chess World Cup 2021 on the basis of his rating. The mega-event is scheduled from 10 July to 6 August in Sochi, Russia. This will be his 4th WC appearance, having previously featured in 2015, 2017 and 2019. With this direct qualification, GM Vidit becomes the 4th Indian to qualify for …

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