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GM Arjun Erigaisi

Arjun Erigaisi
Arjun Erigaisi. Photo: Maria Emelianova/Chess.com.
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Arjun Erigaisi
Born
Sep 3, 2003 (age 18)‎
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India
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Arjun Erigaisi is an Indian grandmaster. He earned that title in 2018 when he was still just 14 years old. Erigaisi was runner-up in the under-14 division at the 2017 World Youth Chess Championship.

Erigaisi won a qualifier to become a participant in the 2021 Bullet Chess Championship. He played alongside world-class bullet players like GMs Hikaru Nakamura, Alireza Firouzja, Levon Aronian, Daniel Naroditsky, and more. In 2022, he was the winner of the 2022 Tata Steel Challengers tournament with a 10.5/14 score.

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