GM Arjun Erigaisi, India (ELO 2701)

Photo: (c) David Llada
Photo: (c) David Llada

19-year-old GM Arjun Erigaisi is one of many young and very talented Indian chess grandmasters.

In 2016, he won the U-13 Indian Championship, and he became a grandmaster at the age of 14. He is currently number 3 on the world junior top 10 list.

In 2022, he won the Tata Steel Chess Challengers, scoring 10½ points over 13 rounds. In 2022, he also won the Indian Chess Championship and the Abu Dhabi Masters. In the 2022 TePe Sigeman Chess Tournament, he shared place 2-4 behind winner Hans Niemann.

He is participating in the TePe Sigeman Chess Tournament for the second time.