Baskaran Adhiban

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Baskaran Adhiban
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Adhiban playing at the 2013 Chess World Cup
Country India
Born 1992
Title Grandmaster
FIDE rating 2627 (August 2015)
(No. 119 on the March 2015 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2646 (March 2015)

Baskaran Adhiban (born 1992) is an Indian chess Grandmaster, ranked fifth in the country (as of March 2015). He was Under-16 World champion and 2010 Indian champion.

In the 2013 Chess World Cup, Adhiban caused an upset in the first two rounds, beating 2710-rated Russian GM Evgeny Alekseev in the first round, and Alexandr Fier in the second round.

Adhiban won the Barcelona open with a score of 8.5 out of 10. This event included 23 GMs and 28 IMs.[1] He was also a member of the winning team of the Spanish League 2015, Solvay, along with teammates Pentala Harikrishna, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Aleksander Delchev, Sergio Cacho Reigadas, Jesus Maria De La Villa Garcia, and Elizbar Ubilava

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