The 17-year-old, a twelfth commonplace pupil of Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya right here, crossed the necessary ELO 2,500-mark to earn the title
Raja Rithvik of Telangana has turn into a Grandmaster after crossing the ELO 2,500 mark within the Vezerkepzo GM chess match in Budapest.
The 17-year-old, a twelfth commonplace pupil of Bhavan’s Sri Ramakrishna Vidyalaya right here, crossed the necessary ELO 2,500-mark to earn a GM title. He achieved 4 ranking factors after the fourth spherical within the match when he defeated FIDE Master Finek Vaclav of Czechoslovakia.
Rithvik had earned the third and closing norm in early September on the First Saturday round-robin GM match. He obtained his first norm in 2019 and the second in August.
A local of Warangal, Rithvik has been nurtured by N.V.S. Rama Raju, who additionally coached the likes of GM Dronavalli Harika.
Rithvik has the uncommon distinction of incomes two GM norms inside 20 days.
“I am delighted to get this coveted title for which I have been working hard. I am grateful to coach Raju sir,” Rithwik stated.
“The GM title is a huge motivation and should make me think big, including chasing my ultimate goal of becoming a World champion.”
Telangana Chess Association president Okay.S. Prasad was amongst those that congratulated Rithvik.