Abhijeet Gupta

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Abhijeet Gupta
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Full name Abhijeet Gupta
Country India
Born (1989-10-16) October 16, 1989 (age 25)
Bhilwara, India
Title Grandmaster (GM)
FIDE rating 2605 (October 2015)
(No. 100 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2667 (October 2012)

Abhijeet Gupta (born October 16, 1989) is an Indian chess player with the title of Grandmaster.

On August 15, 2008, he won the World Junior Chess Championship at Gaziantep, Turkey, ahead of many other strong players, including Maxim Rodshtein, David Howell and Hou Yifan. He is the third Indian to win this prestigious championship, which carries with it the FIDE Grandmaster title. He also made GM norms at the Andorra Open 2006, New Delhi (Parswnath) 2007 and Balaguer 2007 tournaments. In 2008, he won the 6th Parsvnath Open in New Delhi.[1] In 2011 he came first in the 13th Dubai Open Chess Championship[2] and tied for 2nd-4th with Tigran L. Petrosian and Magesh Panchanathan in the 3rd Orissa International GM Open Chess Tournament.[3] He also won the Arjuna award for his achievements.


  1. ^ Crowther, Mark (2008-01-21). "TWIC 689: 6th Parsvnath International Open". London Chess Center. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Indian GM Abhijeet Gupta wins Dubai Open". ChessBase.com. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "GM Aleksej Aleksandrov victorious in Orissa". Chessdom. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 

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