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And also. Anyone with a rating above 2300 in the FIDE chess federation is qualified for GM norms. And can be a GM
it literally said to get FIDE 2500+ to become GM (and norms) on the internet, first result
I am not going to argue but I also looked it up and it said something different. It said what you said as well but it said something else to.
f5-f6 seems like an awfully strong threat at the end. I'd say he lucked out.
I know a GM ( Tiberiu Georgesc, he is my friend's list ) who never crossed 2500, he is around 2450 for years. He became GM 2 years ago, maybe the rulles "changed"
The qualifications may have changed slightly over the years
no, maybe because you can`t "take away" someones titles