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Happy 19th birthday to Arjun Erigaisi!

Happy birthday to Arjun Erigaisi! wishes him a bright future and beautiful games on the chess board! The 19-year-old Indian grandmaster joined the 2700 club last month, after an outstanding performance at the Chess Olympiad 2022. Erigaisi was the second best individual player of Board 3 at the Olympiad (see the list of best individual players here) and continued with the impressive results. He won the Abu Dhabi Masters 2022, and scores 6/7 points at the currently ongoing Dubai Chess Open. With a current live rating of 2735.3, Arjun Erigaisi is the second best ranked Junior and holds the 18th position on the World’s live rating list.

GM Arjun Erigaisi – Photo by: Lennart Ootes

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