Abu Dhabi Masters – Aryan finishes third; Vantika secure first WGM Norm

Delhi youngsters Aryan Chopra and Vantika made Delhi proud at Abu Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament which concluded at Abu Dhabi, UAE today.

Aryan started as 35th seed in a strong field of 39 Grandmasters, which include legendary Nigel Short and finished as second runner up in front of many Indian and foreign fancied players like Rauf Mamedov, Anton Korobov, SP Sethuraman etc. During the tournament Aryan also increased 22 elo rating points.

Vantika Agrawal also done exceedingly well in the event to secure her first WGM Norm. She held GM Jonkman Harmen and outwitted IM Eesha Karavade during the tournament. With performance rating of 2430, she increased 88 elo rating points.

Congratulations Aryan and Vantika!! We are Proud of You!!