Tamil Nadu’s Pranesh M becomes 79th Grandmaster of India

  • M Pranesh (16) from Tamil Nadu has secured the title in the 2022/2023 Rilton Cup, the first tournament of the FIDE Circuit, to become the 79th chess Grandmaster of India.
  • He has crossed the live rating of 2,500 Elo points.
  • He won his first norm at the 18th Delhi GM Open, second norm at the Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival in Spain and third norm at the Asian Continental Chess Championship in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • He was trained by renowned coach RB Ramesh.