|Full name||Abhijeet Gupta|
October 16, 1989 |
|FIDE rating||2605 (September 2015)
(No. 100 in the January 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
|Peak rating||2667 (October 2012)|
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. In 2011 he came first in the 13th Dubai Open Chess Championship and tied for 2nd-4th with Tigran L. Petrosian and Magesh Panchanathan in the 3rd Orissa International GM Open Chess Tournament. He also won the Arjuna award for his achievements.