Newly-crowned Grandmaster Arjun Kalyan shines in Rujna Zora-3

Arjun Kalyan, who recently became a Grandmaster, won the GM round robin Rujna Zora-3 2021 chess tournament which concluded in Serbia on Friday.

Arjun Kalyan, who recently became a Grandmaster, won the GM round robin Rujna Zora-3 2021 chess tournament.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Arjun Kalyan, who recently became a Grandmaster, won the GM round robin Rujna Zora-3 2021 chess tournament which concluded in Serbia on Friday with seven points.

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"The tournament victory was expected as I was the top seed. It always feels good to win a tournament," said Kalyan. India's N. Krishna Teja finished second with six points.

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The 18-year-old Kalyan is a B. Com. student at the SRM College (Vadapalani) in Chennai. He is coached by IM Saravanan and Ukrainian GM Aleksandr Goloshchapov.