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Abhijeet Gupta

Country India
Born 16 October 1989
Bhilwara, India
Title Grandmaster
Peak rating 2667 (October 2012)

Abhijeet Gupta (born 16 October 1989) is an Indian chess player with the title of Grandmaster (GM).

He achieved the GM norms at the Andorra Open 2006, New Delhi (Parswnath) 2007 and Balaguer 2007 tournaments. On August 15, 2008, he won the World Junior Chess Championship in Gaziantep, Turkey, ahead of many other strong players, including Maxim Rodshtein, David Howell and Hou Yifan. He is the third Indian to win this prestigious championship, after Viswanathan Anand and Pentala Harikrishna. In the same year, he also won the 6th Parsvnath Open in New Delhi. In 2011, he came first in the 13th Dubai Open Chess Championship, tied for 2nd-4th with Tigran L. Petrosian and Magesh Panchanathan in the 3rd Orissa International GM Open Chess Tournament, and won the Indian National Premier Chess Championship. In 2013 Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship and the Al Ain Chess Classic tournament. In the same year he received the Arjuna award for his achievements. He won the Commonwealth championship again in 2015 and later that year the Hoogeveen Open.

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