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India's 68th Grandmaster from SRM VDP

srm-student-become-india's-68th-grandmaster Arjun Kalyan is in limelight shining over Runja Zora-3 winning the title’ India’s 68th Grandmaster’!

SRM IST, College of Science and Humanities, Vadapalani Campus  is much elated to announce that its student Arjun Kalyan, has become India’s 68th Grandmaster  crossing 2500 ELO mark  in Round Robin ‘ Runja Zora -3’ Chess Tournament in Serbia . The 18 year champ who is pursuing his first year B.Com at SRMIST Vadapalani Campus has been highly acclaimed by many strong players for his chess strategies exposed in Runja –Zora-3, 2021. He  is an IM with two GM norms obtained at Biel Masters 2018 and Roquetas De Mar respectively. He has an ELO of 2500,and finished 6th in the World Junior Chess Championship, Mumbai in October 2019. Indeed, we are very proud to have such a chess Grandmaster with us as our elite student of SRMIST VDP Campus