Top 20 Chess Player celebrities in India

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chess Player celebrities [Updated May 24, 2022].

1. Viswanathan Anand

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Viswanathan Anand was born on December 11, 1969 in Mayiladuthurai, India.
He has won many of India's highest civilian and sports honors, including the Padma Vibhushan and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Net Worth 2020: $3 Million

2. Nihal Sarin

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Nihal Sarin was born on July 13, 2004 in India.
Amazingly, he won the Under-10 World Chess Champion despite not having a regular coach.

3. Abhijit Kunte

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Abhijit Kunte was born on March 3, 1977 in India.
He represented India four times at the Chess Olympiads.

4. Humpy Koneru

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Humpy Koneru was born on March 31, 1987 in India.
She and the Polgar sisters are considered to be the best female chess players in the world.

5. Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati

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Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati was born on September 3, 2002 in India.
After patenting his six-player chess game, he went on to invent versions of the game suited for up to sixty players. Afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, he invented a unique ground-to-vehicle ramp to help others suffering from physical disabilities.

6. Akshayraj Kore

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Akshayraj Kore was born on September 1, 1988 in India.
He is widely considered the greatest chess player in all of India and he won the U-16 Commonwealth Chess Championship 2003.

7. Abhijeet Gupta

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Abhijeet Gupta was born on October 16, 1989 in India.
He has won several medals in the Asian Nations Chess Cup held in China.

8. Parimarjan Negi

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Parimarjan Negi was born on February 9, 1993 in India.
He won the Asian Continental Chess Championship in 2012.

9. Pendyala Harikrishna

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Pendyala Harikrishna was born on May 10, 1986 in India.
He won the World Junior Chess Championship in 2004.

10. Ridit Nimdia

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Ridit Nimdia was born on September 23, 2004 in India.
He received an ELO rating of 1283 in his first official FIDE rating.

11. Krishnan Sasikiran

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Krishnan Sasikiran was born on January 7, 1981 in India.
He has been ranked as highly as third among Indian chess masters.

12. Dibyendu Barua

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Dibyendu Barua was born on October 27, 1966 in India.
He was the second-ever Indian to become a Grandmaster.

13. Manuel Aaron

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Manuel Aaron was born on December 30, 1935 in India.
He was India's first International Master and played three times with the Indian team at the Chess Olympiads.

14. Surya Shekhar Ganguly

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Surya Shekhar Ganguly was born on February 24, 1983 in India.
He won the Indian National Championship for a record of 5 consecutive times from 2003 to 2008.

15. Surya Shekhar Ganguly

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Surya Shekhar Ganguly was born on February 24, 1983 in India.

An Indian chess Grandmaster who set a record for being the youngest player to beat a Grandmaster when he was 11 years old.

Surya Shekhar Ganguly won the Indian National Championship for a record of 5 consecutive times from 2003 to 2008.

16. Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi

Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi was born on March 25, 1979 in India.
At the height of her career, she had won more Chess Olympiad medals than had any other Indian player in the history of the game.

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