Prithu Gupta

Prithu Gupta
Question: Recently which of the following chess player became the 64th Grand Master of India?
(a) Nihal Sarin
(b) P Iniyan
(c) Prithu Gupta
(d) Arjun Kalyan
Answer: (c)
Related facts:
  • Delhi’s Prithu Gupta became India’s 64th Grandmaster at Portuguese League chess tournament held during 15th and 22nd July, 2019.
  • He achieved this feat by crossing the Elo threshold of 2500 points after beating IM Lev Yankelevich in the fifth round of the Portuguese League 2019.
  • In January, 2019 D. Gukesh has became India’s youngest GM at 12 years, 7 months and 17 days.
  • Viswanathan Anand holds the achievement of India’s first Grandmaster carried 31 years before.

Link:

http:// https://sportstar.thehindu.com/chess/prithu-gupta-becomes-indias-64th-grandmaster-15-years-2500-points/article28569844.ece

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