Grandmaster D Gukesh overtakes Viswanathan Anand as India’s top chess player in International ranking

Teenaged Grandmaster D. Gukesh has replaced the legendary Viswanathan Anand as India’s top chess player after more than three decades. Anand has been India’s No.1 since July 1986. The 17-year-old Chennai Grandmaster, who recently lost in the quarterfinals of the FIDE World Cup in Baku to Magnus Carlsen, moved ahead of Anand to be ranked No.8 in the world.

Gukesh’s entry into the top 10 of the FIDE rating list marks a significant milestone. He has climbed three places in the rating list since August 1.

According to the latest FIDE ratings, Gukesh boasts a rating of 2758, while Anand”s stands at 2754.

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