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List of Indian chess players

Amongst Indian chess players there are 84 Grandmasters (GM); 124 International Masters (IM); 23 Woman Grandmasters (WGM), including some who also hold the higher IM title; and 42 Woman International Masters (WIM) as of May 2023, according to FIDE, the International Chess Federation.

As of December 2023, the top 10 active Indian chess players have an average rating of 2703, the 2nd highest in the world, behind the United States. The top 10 active women Indian players have an average rating of 2429, the 2nd highest in the world behind China.

As of 2023, 24 different players have been conferred with the highest civilian and sports honours of India, including the Padma awards and the Arjuna Award. Viswanathan Anand was the first sportsperson to receive the second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, in 2008 and the inaugural highest sports award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (now called Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award), in 1991–92.

Top players

The list of top 10 active players as of December 2023.[1][2] The top 100 players of the world include 9 Indian players, amongst them Viswananthan Anand at Rank 10.[3] The top 100 women players of the world include 10 Indian players, amongst them Koneru Humpy at Rank 3.[4]

Top junior players

The list of top 10 active junior (under the age of 20 as of 1 January of that year) players as of December 2023. The top 100 junior players of the world include 20 Indian players, among them Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu at Rank 2, Arjun Erigaisi at Rank 5, Gukesh D at rank 6, and Nihal Sarin at Rank 8.[7] The top 100 junior girl players of the world include 7 Indian players, among them Velpula Sarayu at rank 2, Divya Deshmukh at rank 5 and Savitha Shri B at rank 12.[8]

  • Top Male Juniors
    Name Rating Title State Birth
    1 Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu 2740 GM Tamil Nadu 10 Aug 2005
    2 Arjun Erigaisi 2727 GM Telangana 3 Sep 2003
    3 Gukesh D 2720 GM Tamil Nadu 29 May 2006
    4 Nihal Sarin 2688 GM Kerala 13 Jul 2004
    5 Raunak Sadhwani 2654 GM Maharashtra 22 Dec 2005
    6 Leon Luke Mendonca 2611 GM Goa 13 Mar 2006
    7 Pranav V 2611 GM Karnataka 13 Oct 2006
    8 Aditya Mittal 2595 GM Maharashtra 9 Sep 2006
    9 Koustav Chatterjee 2546 GM West Bengal 1 Jan 2003
    10 Aronyak Ghosh 2545 IM West Bengal 6 Dec 2003
  • Top Female Juniors
    Name Rating Title State Birth
    1 Velpula Sarayu 2444 untitled Telangana 2006
    2 Divya Deshmukh 2420 WGM Maharashtra 9 Dec 2005
    3 Savitha Shri B 2358 WGM Tamil Nadu 2007
    4 Rakshitta Ravi 2245 WGM Tamil Nadu 24 Apr 2005
    5 Sahithi Varshini M 2181 FM, WIM Andhra Pradesh 2007
    6 Kolagatla Alana Meenakshi 2169 WFM Andhra Pradesh 2011
    7 Mounika Akshaya Bommini 2132 WIM Andhra Pradesh 2003
    8 Salonika Saina 2113 WIM West Bengal 2003
    9 Vishwa Vasnawala 2111 WIM Gujarat 2006
    10 Dhyana Patel 2064 WFM West Bengal 2005

Decorated players

As of 2022, 24 different individuals have been conferred India's top civilian and sports awards. Five different individuals have been conferred the Padma awards.[9] Anupama Gokhale was the first chess player to be awarded the Padma Shri at the age of 16 in 1986. Viswanathan Anand became the first sportsperson to receive the second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan, in 2008 after becoming the undisputed World Chess Champion in 2007.[10][11]

Nineteen different individuals have received top sports honours of India as of 2023. Anand was the recipient of the inaugural highest sports award Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 1991–92. Twenty individuals have been awarded the Arjuna Award for exceptional performance in chess at the international level. Manuel Aaron was the first chess player to receive this award in its inception year of 1961.[12] Rohini Khadilkar was the second chess player and first female chess player to receive this award in 1980–81. In total, seven women chess players have received this award. Three chess coaches—Raghunandan Gokhle (spouse of Anupama Gokhale), Koneru Ashok (father and coach of Koneru Humpy), and Ramachandran Ramesh (a.k.a RB Ramesh, coach of siblings Praggnanandhaa and Vaishali Rameshbabu)—have received the Dronacharya Award, the highest sports coaching honour of India.[13]

Name State Year Title M/F Ref.
Padma Vibhushan
1 Viswanathan Anand Tamil Nadu 2008 GM M [14]
Padma Bhushan
- Viswanathan Anand Tamil Nadu 2001 GM M [14]
Padma Shri
2 Anupama Gokhale Maharashtra 1986 WIM F [14]
3 Bhagyashree Thipsay Maharashtra 1987 WIM F [14]
- Viswanathan Anand Tamil Nadu 1988 GM M [14]
4 Koneru Humpy Andhra Pradesh 2007 GM F [14]
5 Harika Dronavalli Andhra Pradesh 2019 GM F [15]
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
- Viswanathan Anand Tamil Nadu 1991-92 GM M [16]
Arjuna Award
6 Manuel Aaron Tamil Nadu 1961 IM M [17]
7 Rohini Khadilkar Maharashtra 1980–81 WIM F [17]
8 Dibyendu Barua West Bengal 1983 GM M [17]
9 Pravin Thipsay Maharashtra 1984 GM M [17]
- Viswanathan Anand Tamil Nadu 1985 GM M [17]
- Bhagyashree Thipsay Maharashtra 1987 WIM F [17]
10 Devaki Prasad Karnataka 1987 IM M [17]
- Anupama Gokhale Maharashtra 1990 WIM F [17]
11 Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi Tamil Nadu 2000 IM F [17]
12 Krishnan Sasikiran Tamil Nadu 2002 GM M [17]
- Koneru Humpy Andhra Pradesh 2003 GM F [17]
13 Surya Shekhar Ganguly West Bengal 2005 GM M [17]
14 Pentala Harikrishna Andhra Pradesh 2006 GM M [17]
- Harika Dronavalli Andhra Pradesh 2007 GM F [17]
15 Tania Sachdev Delhi 2009 IM F [17]
16 Parimarjan Negi Delhi 2010 GM M [17]
17 Abhijeet Gupta Delhi 2013 GM M [17]
18 R Praggnanandhaa Tamil Nadu 2022 GM M [18]
19 Bhakti Kulkarni Goa 2022 IM F [18]
20 R Vaishali Tamil Nadu 2023 IM F [19]
Dronacharya Award
21 Raghunandan Gokhle Maharashtra 1986 CM M [20]
22 Koneru Ashok Andhra Pradesh 2006 M [20]
23 RB Ramesh Tamil Nadu 2023 GM M [19]
Dhyan Chand Award
24 Abhijit Kunte Maharashtra 2021 GM M [21]

Titled players

As of December 2023, India has 84 Grandmasters (GM) including 3 female players holding the title, 136 International Masters (IM) including 9 female players holding the title, 18 Woman Grandmasters (WGM), 43 Woman International Masters (WIM) and a total of 33,028 rated players.[22][23] Female rated players are 3,534 in number forming 10.7% of the total rated players of India.[24] The first titled player of India was Manuel Aaron, when he became the first IM of India in 1961. Viswanathan Anand became India's first GM in 1988.[12][25]

The first Indian to obtain WIM title was Jayshree Khadilkar in 1979 and WGM title was Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi in 2001.[26] The first Indian woman to become GM was Koneru Humpy in 2002 and IM was Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi in 2002.[27]

Grandmasters

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Name FIDE ID State[28] Birth Year M/F Highest Rating Achieved Reference
Viswanathan Anand 5000017 Tamil Nadu 11 Dec 1969 1988 M 2817 Mar 2011 [29]
Dibyendu Barua 5000025 West Bengal 27 Oct 1966 1991 M 2561 Jul 2003 [29]
Praveen Thipsay 5000033 Maharashtra 12 Aug 1959 1997 M 2515 Jan 1995 [29]
Abhijit Kunte 5002265 Maharashtra 3 Mar 1977 2000 M 2568 Jan 2001 [29]
Krishnan Sasikiran 5004985 Tamil Nadu 7 Jan 1981 2000 M 2720 May 2012 [29]
Pentala Harikrishna 5007003 Andhra Pradesh 10 May 1986 2001 M 2770 Dec 2016 [29]
Koneru Humpy 5008123 Andhra Pradesh 31 Mar 1987 2002 F 2623 Jul 2009 [29]
Surya Shekhar Ganguly 5002150 West Bengal 24 Feb 1983 2003 M 2676 Jul 2016 title application
Sandipan Chanda 5004225 West Bengal 13 Aug 1983 2003 M 2656 May 2011 [29]
Ramachandran Ramesh 5002109 Tamil Nadu 20 Apr 1976 2003 M 2507 Apr 2006 [29]
Tejas Bakre 5004195 Gujarat 12 May 1981 2004 M 2530 Jan 2011 [29]
Magesh Chandran Panchanathan 5007429 Tamil Nadu 10 Aug 1983 2006 M 2586 Sep 2011 [29]
J. Deepan Chakkravarthy 5011132 Tamil Nadu 3 Jun 1987 2006 M 2557 May 2019 [29]
Neelotpal Das 5003512 West Bengal 20 Apr 1982 2006 M 2514 Apr 2006 [29]
Parimarjan Negi 5016690 Delhi 9 Feb 1993 2006 M 2671 Oct 2013 [29]
Geetha Narayanan Gopal 5015693 Kerala 29 Mar 1989 2007 M 2611 Jul 2010 title application
Abhijeet Gupta 5010608 Delhi 16 Oct 1989 2008 M 2667 Oct 2012 title application
Subramanian Arun Prasad 5011167 Tamil Nadu 21 Apr 1988 2008 M 2570 Nov 2009 title application
Sundararajan Kidambi 5005370 Tamil Nadu 29 Dec 1989 2009 M 2526 Jan 2010 title application
R. R. Laxman 5005361 Tamil Nadu 5 Feb 1983 2009 M 2521 Apr 2009 title application
Sriram Jha 5001668 Delhi 18 Jul 1976 2010 M 2511 Jan 2010 title application
Deep Sengupta 5008352 West Bengal 30 Jun 1988 2010 M 2596 Jul 2017 title application
Baskaran Adhiban 5018471 Tamil Nadu 15 Aug 1992 2010 M 2701 Apr 2019 title application
S. P. Sethuraman 5021596 Tamil Nadu 25 Feb 1993 2011 M 2673 Sep 2018 title application
Harika Dronavalli 5015197 Andhra Pradesh 12 Jan 1991 2011 F 2543 Nov 2016 title application
M. R. Lalith Babu 5024595 Andhra Pradesh 5 Jan 1993 2012 M 2594 Apr 2014 title application
Vaibhav Suri 5045185 Delhi 8 Feb 1997 2012 M 2600 Mar 2020 title application
M. R. Venkatesh 5005779 Tamil Nadu 20 May 1985 2012 M 2528 Oct 2018 title application
Sahaj Grover 5021103 Delhi 7 Sep 1995 2012 M 2532 Jan 2012 title application
Vidit Gujrathi 5029465 Maharashtra 24 Oct 1994 2013 M 2747 Feb 2024 title application
M. Shyam Sundar 5019141 Tamil Nadu 28 May 1992 2013 M 2554 Feb 2017 title application
Akshayraj Kore 5012414 Maharashtra 1 Sep 1988 2013 M 2512 Apr 2013 title application
V. Vishnu Prasanna 5030692 Tamil Nadu 12 Aug 1989 2013 M 2543 Sep 2017 title application
Debashis Das 5024854 Odisha 27 Jun 1993 2013 M 2548 Sep 2018 title application
Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury 5008980 West Bengal 13 Feb 1982 2013 M 2500 Feb 2018 title application
Ankit Rajpara 5023335 Gujarat 27 Aug 1994 2014 M 2511 Jun 2014 title application
Chithambaram Aravindh 5072786 Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 1999 2015 M 2641 Mar 2020 title application
Karthikeyan Murali 5074452 Tamil Nadu 5 Jan 1999 2015 M 2637 Jan 2022 title application
Ashwin Jayaram 5018137 Tamil Nadu 14 Aug 1990 2015 M 2515 Sep 2015 title application
Swapnil Dhopade 5019184 Maharashtra 5 Oct 1990 2016 M 2545 Apr 2017 title application
S. L. Narayanan 5058422 Kerala 10 Jan 1998 2016 M 2662 Apr 2022 title application
Shardul Gagare 5037883 Maharashtra 2 Sep 1997 2016 M 2521 Aug 2022 title application
Diptayan Ghosh 5045207 West Bengal 10 Aug 1998 2016 M 2581 Mar 2017 title application
Priyadharshan Kannappan 5018293 Tamil Nadu 1 Dec 1993 2016 M 2554 Aug 2018 title application
Aryan Chopra 5084423 Delhi 10 Dec 2001 2017 M 2627 Aug 2022 title application
Srinath Narayanan 5018420 Tamil Nadu 14 Feb 1994 2017 M 2572 Nov 2018 title application
Himanshu Sharma 5007836 Haryana 16 Sep 1983 2017 M 2514 Aug 2017 title application
Anurag Mhamal 5024366 Goa 28 Apr 1995 2017 M 2504 Mar 2019 title application
Abhimanyu Puranik 5061245 Maharashtra 11 Feb 2000 2017 M 2618 Feb 2022 title application
M. S. Thejkumar 5009154 Karnataka 1 Jan 1981 2017 M 2500 Oct 2017 title application
Saptarshi Roy 5002974 West Bengal 21 Mar 1986 2018 M 2500 Jun 2013 title application
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa 25059530 Tamil Nadu 10 Aug 2005 2018 M 2747 Feb 2024 title application
Nihal Sarin 25092340 Kerala 13 Jul 2004 2018 M 2662 Dec 2021 title application
Arjun Erigaisi 35009192 Telangana 3 Sep 2003 2018 M 2762 Apr 2024 title application
Karthik Venkataraman 25006479 Andhra Pradesh 22 Dec 1999 2018 M 2527 Jul 2018 title application
Harsha Bharathakoti 5078776 Telangana 7 Feb 2000 2019 M 2557 Aug 2022 title application
P. Karthikeyan 5018226 Tamil Nadu 14 Jun 1990 2019 M 2507 Mar 2017 title application
Stany G.A. 5029104 Karnataka 22 Jan 1993 2019 M 2527 Dec 2019 title application
N. R. Visakh 25012223 Tamil Nadu 24 Apr 1999 2019 M 2542 Aug 2022 title application
Gukesh D 46616543 Tamil Nadu 29 May 2006 2019 M 2758 Sep 2023 title application
P. Iniyan 25002767 Tamil Nadu 13 Sep 2002 2019 M 2556 Aug 2022 title application
Swayams Mishra 5028183 Odisha 13 Aug 1992 2019 M 2503 Jun 2019 title application
Girish A. Koushik 5038448 Karnataka 31 Aug 1997 2019 M 2506 Nov 2019 title application
Prithu Gupta 46618546 Delhi 8 Mar 2004 2019 M 2501 Aug 2019 title application
Raunak Sadhwani 35093487 Maharashtra 22 Dec 2005 2019 M 2622 Aug 2022 title application
G. Akash 5040299 Tamil Nadu 1 Oct 1996 2020 M 2500 Apr 2020 title application
Leon Luke Mendonca 35028561 Goa 13 Mar 2006 2020 M 2571 Aug 2022 title application
Arjun Kalyan 35018701 Tamil Nadu 17 Jun 2002 2021 M 2537 Apr 2021 title application
Harshit Raja 5089000 Maharashtra 3 Apr 2001 2021 M 2501 Aug 2021 title application
Raja Rithvik R. 35007394 Telangana 4 May 2004 2021 M 2502 Sep 2021 title application
Mitrabha Guha 5057000 West Bengal 15 Sep 2001 2021 M 2512 Mar 2022 title application
Sankalp Gupta 5097010 Maharashtra 18 Aug 2003 2021 M 2536 Mar 2022 title application
Bharath Subramaniyam 46634827 Tamil Nadu 17 Oct 2007 2022 M 2508 Jan 2022 title application
Rahul Srivatshav 25059653 Telangana 3 May 2002 2022 M 2506 Jun 2022 title application
Pranav V 25060783 Tamil Nadu 13 Oct 2006 2022 M 2519 Aug 2022 title application
Pranav Anand 46626786 Karnataka 3 Nov 2006 2022 M 2525 Sep 2022 title application
Aditya Mittal 35042025 Maharashtra 19 Sep 2006 2022 M 2505 Dec 2022 title application
Koustav Chatterjee 25073060 West Bengal 21 Jul 2003 2023 M 2520 Jan 2023 [[30]]
Pranesh M 35028600 Tamil Nadu 26 Aug 2006 2023 M 2538 Jan 2024 title application
Vignesh N. R. 25012215 Tamil Nadu 24 Jan 1998 2023 M 2529 Nov 2023 title application
Sayantan Das 5034426 West Bengal 8 Apr 1997 2023 M 2516 Apr 2023 title application
Prraneeth Vuppala 46622373 Telengana 2 Jan 2007 2023 M 2515 Dec 2023
Aditya Samant 35080580 Maharashtra 2006 2023 M 2512 Nov 2023
R Vaishali 5091756 Tamil Nadu 21 Jun 2001 2023 F 2497 Dec 2023

International Masters

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Name FIDE ID State[31][32] Birth Year M/F Highest Rating Achieved Reference
Manuel Aaron 5000092 Tamil Nadu 30 Dec 1935 1961 M 2415 Jan 1981 [29][33]
Rohan Ahuja 5090598 Goa 26 Sep 1998 2015 M 2440 Jan 2016 title application
Muthaiah AL 5092442 Tamil Nadu 24 Oct 1999 2018 M 2427 May 2019 title application
Viani Dcunha Antonio 5027330 Karnataka 3 Dec 1995 2016 M 2435 Apr 2018 title application
Ameya Audi 25034430 Goa 20 May 1999 2020 M 2410 Dec 2017 title application
Harshavardhan G B 25059009 Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2003 2020 M 2411 Feb 2019 title application
Prakash G. B. 5001285 Tamil Nadu 15 Mar 1972 1999 M 2480 Jul 2001 [29]
N Sudhakar Babu 5000068 Tamil Nadu 15 Dec 1965 1992 M 2445 Jan 1996 [29]
Prince Bajaj 5045150 Delhi 28 Feb 1998 2017 M 2411 Aug 2018 title application
Roktim Bandyopadhyay 5002761 West Bengal 16 Aug 1977 2002 M 2445 Jul 2002 [29]
Bitan Banerjee 5024803 West Bengal 14 Jul 1993 2018 M 2427 Aug 2018 title application
Praveen Kumar C. 5007372 Tamil Nadu 8 Jun 1985 2010 M 2421 Jan 2010 title application
Mehar Chinna Reddy C.H. 5027420 Andhra Pradesh 7 Mar 1995 2019 M 2426 May 2019 title application
Koustav Chatterjee 25073060 West Bengal 21 Jul 2003 2019 M 2449 Nov 2019 title application
Arghyadip Das 5003610 West Bengal 8 Jul 1985 2008 M 2493 May 2013 title application
Sayantan Das 5034426 West Bengal 8 Apr 1997 2013 M 2456 Sep 2014 title application
Soham Das 35026763 West Bengal 30 Sep 2002 2018 M 2396
Bala Chandra Prasad Dhulipalla 25005812 Andhra Pradesh 20 Sep 1996 2017 M 2441 Feb 2020 title application
Moksh Amit Doshi 25064967 Gujarat 16 Mar 2003 2019 M 2399 Dec 2019 title application
Vijaya Sai Krishna G. 5028280 Andhra Pradesh 19 May 1996 2018 M 2409 Aug 2018 title application
Aronyak Ghosh 25072846 West Bengal 6 Dec 2003 2019 M 2436 Jan 2020 title application
P. D. S. Girinath 5000572 Andhra Pradesh 6 Nov 1968 2004 M 2448 Oct 2007 [29]
Rohit Gogineni 5012660 Andhra Pradesh 17 Aug 1989 2007 M 2491 Oct 2007 title application
Chandrashekhar Gokhale 5001315 Maharashtra 30 Aug 1974 2002 M 2411 Jul 1999 [29]
Mitrabha Guha 5057000 West Bengal 15 Sep 2001 2019 M 2448 Dec 2019 title application
Sankalp Gupta 5097010 Maharashtra 18 Aug 2003 2019 M 2429 Mar 2020 title application
Himal Gusain 5033861 Chandigarh 21 Sep 1993 2017 M 2461 Jun 2017 title application
Ravi Gopal Hegde 5000254 Karnataka 20 Apr 1957 1988 M 2420 Jul 1997 [29]
Akash PC Iyer 5006775 Tamil Nadu 21 Jun 1997 2018 M 2463 Aug 2018 title application
Sai Agni Jeevitesh 5070147 Telangana 9 Jul 1998 2019 M 2404 Feb 2017 title application
Rakesh Kumar Jena 5084822 Odisha 19 Apr 2001 2017 M 2435 Feb 2019 title application
Murugan K. 5000041 Tamil Nadu 25 Jul 1964 1988 M 2460 Jan 1989 [29][33]
Rathnakaran K. 5005507 Kerala 19 Dec 1981 2007 M 2488 Apr 2008 title application
Arjun Kalyan 35018701 Tamil Nadu 17 Jun 2002 2018 M 2484 May 2019 title application
Eesha Karavade 5012600 Maharashtra 21 Nov 1987 2010 F 2425 Nov 2016 title application
Sameer Kathmale 5024498 Maharashtra 5 May 1993 2014 M 2398 Feb 2014 title application
Abhishek Kelkar 5019257 Maharashtra 19 Feb 1992 2015 M 2403 Oct 2015 title application
Akshat Khamparia 5016541 Madhya Pradesh 9 Feb 1989 2011 M 2415 Jan 2015 title application
Wazeer Ahmad Khan 5006180 Uttar Pradesh 4 Feb 1947 2015 M 2086 Jan 2009 [29]
Shiven Khosla 5026415 Maharashtra 29 Jun 1996 2011 M 2405 Sep 2011 title application
Ponnuswamy Konguvel 5000548 Tamil Nadu 28 Aug 1973 1995 M 2463 Oct 2008 [29]
C R G Krishna 5018625 Andhra Pradesh 19 Oct 1991 2015 M 2481 Mar 2019 title application
Kushager Krishnater 25041142 Maharashtra 26 Oct 2002 2020 M 2410 Feb 2020 title application
Bhakti Kulkarni 5019516 Goa 19 May 1992 2019 F 2429 Aug 2019 title application
Rakesh Kulkarni 5037077 Maharashtra 2 Feb 1993 2018 M 2390 Apr 2018 title application
Vikramaditya Kulkarni 5009847 Maharashtra 9 Aug 1982 2007 M 2465 Mar 2012 title application
Shashikant Kutwal 5006520 Maharashtra 1979 2017 M 2356 Apr 2008
Atanu Lahiri 5002818 West Bengal 4 Jan 1971 2000 M 2426 Jan 2000 [29]
Pranesh M 35028600 Tamil Nadu 26 Aug 2006 2020 M 2437 Mar 2020 title application
Siva Mahadevan 25043153 Tamil Nadu 20 May 2001 2016 M 2401 Aug 2015 title application
Sreeshwan Maralakshikari 46664521 Telangana 11 Feb 2006 2019 M 2462 Feb 2019 title application
Neeraj Kumar Mishra 5000106 Jharkhand 15 Nov 1968 1991 M 2405 Jan 1991 [29]
Aditya Mittal 35042025 Maharashtra 19 Sep 2006 2019 M 2461 Jun 2019 title application
Sidhant Mohapatra 5028698 Odisha 3 Sep 1998 2017 M 2404 Jul 2017 title application
Nisha Mohota 5004330 West Bengal 13 Oct 1980 2010 F 2416 Oct 2007 title application
Prathamesh Mokal 5006040 Maharashtra 15 Oct 1983 2003 M 2411 May 2010 [29]
Raahil Mullick 35080350 Maharashtra 29 Apr 2007 2019 M 2399 Sep 2019 title application
Parameswaran T. N. 5000122 Tamil Nadu 14 Nov 1955 1982 M 2410 Jan 1982 [29][33]
Anand Nadar 25009141 Maharashtra 21 Jan 2001 2019 M 2394 Sep 2018 title application
Vardaan Nagpal 25089544 Delhi 6 Feb 2002 2018 M 2510 Aug 2017 title application
Kanna T. U. Navin 5015294 Tamil Nadu 28 Mar 1989 2014 M 2408 Dec 2012 title application
S. Nitin 5018277 Tamil Nadu 8 Nov 1992 2010 M 2461 Sep 2018 [29]
Rahul Srivatshav P. 25059653 Telangana 29 Dec 2002 2018 M 2474 Feb 2020 title application
Saravana Krishnan P. 5018382 Tamil Nadu 16 Jun 1990 2018 M 2396 Oct 2017 title application
Somak Palit 5010454 West Bengal 11 Mar 1986 2010 M 2449 Apr 2013 title application
Valay Parikh 5006848 Gujarat 8 Sep 1985 2007 M 2411 Jan 2009 title application
Srijit Paul 5094798 West Bengal 2001 2019 M 2383 Sep 2016
Devaki Prasad 5000050 Karnataka 16 Jun 1962 1986 M 2480 Jan 1993 [29]
Raja Rithvik R. 35007394 Telangana 4 May 2004 2018 M 2443 Feb 2019 title application
Ramnath Bhuvanesh R. 5026598 Tamil Nadu 8 Nov 1993 2010 M 2431 Aug 2015 title application
Harikrishnan A. Ra. 5081483 Tamil Nadu 22 Sep 2001 2018 M 2448 Oct 2019 title application
Harshit Raja 5089000 Maharashtra 3 Apr 2001 2017 M 2482 Jan 2020 title application
V A V Rajesh 5029317 Tamil Nadu 6 Jan 1995 2012 M 2419 Oct 2014 title application
Balasubramaniam Ramnathan 5001277 Tamil Nadu 2 Jun 1971 2005 M 2408 Jan 2004 title application
Prasanna Raghuram Rao 5022401 Maharashtra 28 Apr 1994 2010 M 2477 Feb 2017 title application
Saksham Rautela 35046977 Uttrakhand 29 Jan 2004 2020 M 2480 Apr 2020 title application
Lanka Ravi 5000084 Andhra Pradesh 14 Jul 1962 1987 M 2462 Jan 2004 [29]
Teja S. Ravi 5017220 Andhra Pradesh 25 Dec 1993 2015 M 2470 Feb 2020 title application
Siddharth Ravichandran 5010535 Tamil Nadu 14 Mar 1987 2010 M 2463 Nov 2010 title application
M. Chakravarthi Reddy 25009532 Telangana 25 Oct 1996 2014 M 2443 May 2018 [29]
Padmini Rout 5029295 Odisha 5 Jan 1994 2015 F 2454 Mar 2015 title application
Prantik Roy 5035120 West Bengal 27 Mar 1995 2016 M 2405 Sep 2016 title application
Shankar Roy 5001781 West Bengal 1976 1999 M 2353 Jul 2007
Mithrakanth P. S. 5000130 Tamil Nadu 19 Jun 1961 1994 M 2460 Jul 1994 [29]
Poobesh Anand S. 5009120 Tamil Nadu 22 Feb 1985 2003 M 2425 Apr 2006 [29][33]
Rathanvel V. S. 25002112 Tamil Nadu 4 Apr 2001 2019 M 2445 Mar 2020 title application
Ravi T. S. 5000238 Tamil Nadu 19 May 1971 2002 M 2400 Jan 1997 [29]
Shivananda B. S. 5007038 Karnataka 23 Apr 1976 2011 M 2467 Oct 2005 title application
Tania Sachdev 5007844 Delhi 20 Aug 1986 2007 F 2443 Sep 2013 title application
Neelash Saha 5094160 West Bengal 1 Nov 2002 2019 M 2413 Feb 2020 title application
Suvrajit Saha 5002532 West Bengal 13 Sep 1976 2005 M 2419 Jan 2005 title application
Chandra Sekhar Sahu 5000157 Odisha 22 Oct 1955 1992 M 2425 Jul 1991 [29]
Rahul Sangma 5013615 Delhi 21 May 1989 2010 M 2406 Sep 2010 title application
Vishal Sareen 5000599 Delhi 1 Jan 1973 2005 M 2409 Apr 2004 [29]
Rajdeep Sarkar 25007963 West Bengal 2001 2019 M 2406 Dec 2017
Swayangsu Satyapragyan 5004306 Odisha 3 Dec 1982 2002 M 2480 Nov 2009 [29]
Raja Ravi Sekhar 5000076 Tamil Nadu 17 Sep 1954 1981 M 2430 Jul 1984 [29][33]
Fenil Shah 5019850 Gujarat 20 Apr 1995 2018 M 2411 May 2018 title application
Sagar Shah 5022509 Maharashtra 28 Jan 1990 2014 M 2468 Sep 2014 title application
Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh 5053196 Maharashtra 1 Jan 1998 2016 M 2449 Jul 2019 title application
Dinesh K. Sharma 5004110 Uttar Pradesh 13 Sep 1976 2002 M 2441 Oct 2002 [29]
Hemant Sharma 5025842 Delhi 3 Jul 1992 2017 M 2399 Mar 2017 title application
Sammed Shete 5073421 Maharashtra 12 Oct 1999 2020 M 2432 Apr 2019 title application
Rahul Shetty 5000513 Maharashtra 2 Apr 1968 1996 M 2405 Jul 1993 [29]
Anuj Shrivatri 35070924 Madhya Pradesh 21 Jul 2004 2019 M 2390 Oct 2019 title application
Nikhil P. Shyaam 5024218 Tamil Nadu 21 Mar 1992 2010 M 2502 May 2012 title application
D. P. Singh 5007780 Tamil Nadu 1976 2006 M 2523 Jan 2007 title application
Raghunandan Kaumandur Srihari 25004964 Karnataka 18 Jun 2001 2016 M 2451 Aug 2016 title application
Bharath Subramaniyam 46634827 Tamil Nadu 17 Oct 2007 2019 M 2437 Aug 2019 title application
Soumya Swaminathan 5016193 Maharashtra 21 Mar 1989 2019 F 2428 Nov 2018 title application
Murali Krishnan B. T. 5004977 Tamil Nadu 26 Apr 1974 2008 M 2445 Jan 2009 title application
N. Krishna Teja 5001498 Andhra Pradesh 27 Apr 1998 2015 M 2406 Feb 2017 [29]
Sharad S Tilak 5000165 Maharashtra 4 Jul 1962 1987 M 2415 Jul 1994 [29]
Aditya Udeshi 5021740 Maharashtra 26 Feb 1993 2011 M 2444 Oct 2013 title application
Anwesh Upadhyaya 5028949 Odisha 9 Jul 1992 2010 M 2435 Jan 2011 title application
Ravikumar V. 5000149 Tamil Nadu 26 Dec 1959 1978 M 2415 Jan 1984 [29][33]
Saravanan V. 5000580 Tamil Nadu 3 Jun 1971 1994 M 2435 Jan 2001 [29]
Srinath Rao S. V. 5028876 Chhattisgarh 19 May 1997 2019 M 2437 Feb 2019 title application
Arun B Vaidya 5000246 Maharashtra 29 Dec 1949 1985 M 2385 Jan 1993 [29]
Koshy Varugeese 5000114 Pondicherry 3 Oct 1958 1993 M 2425 Oct 2020 [29]
N. R. Vignesh 25012215 Tamil Nadu 24 Jan 1998 2015 M 2486 Dec 2020 title application
Aadit Khanna 5985434 Maharashtra 11 October 2003 2020 M 2304 Dec 2020 title application
Arjun Vishnuvardhan 5013291 Kerala 21 Aug 1990 2021 M 2394 Jan 2021 title application
Manish Anto Cristiano F 25095927 Tamil Nadu 27 Jul 2005 2021 M 2383 Jun 2021 title application

Woman Grandmasters

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Name FIDE ID State[34] Birth Year Highest Rating Achieved Reference
Pratyusha Bodda 5000629 Andhra Pradesh 11 Apr 1997 2020 2346 Jun 2016 title application
Swati Ghate 5003474 Maharashtra 16 Jan 1980 2004 2385 Oct 2006 [29]
Mary Ann Gomes 5013623 West Bengal 19 Sep 1989 2008 2423 Jul 2013 title application
Eesha Karavade 5012600 Maharashtra 21 Nov 1987 2005 2425 Nov 2016 title application
Bhakti Kulkarni 5019516 Goa 19 May 1992 2012 2429 Aug 2019 title application
Subbaraman Meenakshi 5004381 Tamil Nadu 24 Oct 1981 2004 2357 Jul 2009 [29]
Kiran Manisha Mohanty 5019575 Orissa 9 Apr 1989 2010 2316 Apr 2008 title application
Nisha Mohota 5004330 West Bengal 13 Oct 1980 2003 2416 Oct 2007 [29]
Kruttika Nadig 5012716 Maharashtra 17 Feb 1988 2009 2387 Oct 2008 title application
P. V. Nandhidhaa 5050847 Tamil Nadu 10 Apr 1996 2019 2365 Mar 2020 title application
Aarthie Ramaswamy 5004373 Tamil Nadu 28 Jun 1981 2003 2348 Apr 2003 title application
Vaishali Rameshbabu 5091756 Tamil Nadu 21 Jun 2001 2018 2411 Aug 2019 title application
Padmini Rout 5029295 Orissa 5 Jan 1994 2010 2454 Mar 2015 title application
Tania Sachdev 5007844 Delhi 20 Aug 1986 2005 2443 Sep 2013 title application
Srija Seshadri 5055903 Tamil Nadu 15 Aug 1997 2019 2306 Jul 2019 title application
Soumya Swaminathan 5016193 Maharashtra 21 Mar 1989 2008 2428 Nov 2018 title application
V. Varshini 5091241 Tamil Nadu 28 Aug 1998 2019 2271 Dec 2015 title application
Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi 5004098 Tamil Nadu 25 Mar 1979 2001 2485 Oct 2005 [29]

Woman International Masters

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Name FIDE ID State[35] Birth Year Highest Rating Achieved Reference
Vantika Agrawal 25050389 Delhi 28 Sep 2002 2017 2314 Sep 2017 title application
K. Jennitha Anto 5018218 Tamil Nadu 10 Apr 1987 2013 2030 Jan 2009 [29]
P. Michelle Catherina 5005736 Tamil Nadu 8 Nov 1996 2015 2263 Aug 2015 title application
Hajra Chandreyee 5056535 West Bengal 1999 2017 2124 Jul 2017
Sakshi Chitlange 35002899 Maharashtra 28 May 2000 2015 2279 Sep 2018 [29]
Sahajasri Cholleti 5045118 Telangana 5 Sep 1996 2019 2235 Mar 2020 title application
Dhyani Dave 5019834 Gujarat 21 Aug 1991 2012 2205 Nov 2010 title application
Mrudul Dehankar 25096990 Maharashtra 2004 2019 2256 Dec 2019
Divya Deshmukh 35006916 Maharashtra 9 Dec 2005 2018 2431 Apr 2019 title application
Saheli Dhar-Barua 5001331 West Bengal 12 Apr 1974 2000 2248 Jul 2001 [29]
Parnali S Dharia 5043131 Maharashtra 16 Nov 1997 2014 2275 Feb 2020 [29]
Ivana Maria Furtado 5048400 Goa 16 Mar 1999 2012 2277 Nov 2015 [29]
Shalmali Gagare 5038650 Maharashtra 30 Jan 1994 2009 2165 Sep 2009 title application
Nimmy A George 5015308 Kerala 1986 2023 2252 Aug 2023 [29]
Anupama Gokhale 5001005 Maharashtra 17 May 1969 1985 2253 Jul 2003 [29]
Harshita Guddanti 25043250 Andhra Pradesh 2001 2019 2182 Sep 2015
Aakanksha Hagawane 25014510 Maharashtra 2000 2016 2334 Jun 2017 [29]
Monnisha G. K. 5009936 Tamil Nadu 17 Oct 1998 2015 2295 Apr 2018 title application
Priyanka K. 5082986 Tamil Nadu 3 Aug 2001 2019 2218 Feb 2020 title application
M. Kasturi 5014034 Tamil Nadu 20 May 1987 2002 2198 Oct 2001 [29]
Jayshree Khadilkar 5001030 Maharashtra 25 Apr 1962 1979 2120 Jan 1987 [29]
Rohini Khadilkar 5000882 Maharashtra 1 Apr 1963 1984 2220 Jul 1987 [29]
Vasanti Khadilkar 5001021 Maharashtra 1 Apr 1961 1982 2135 Jan 1990 [29]
Pon N. Krithika 5019354 Tamil Nadu 22 Apr 1992 2012 2215 Sep 2009 title application
Mrunalini Kunte 5001684 Maharashtra 23 Dec 1973 2000 2205 Jul 1999 [29]
Sahiti P. Lakshmi 5018650 Andhra Pradesh 19 Aug 1993 2007 2166 Jan 2007 [29]
Mahalakshmi M 5001080 Tamil Nadu 16 Oct 1998 2015 2255 Sep 2019 [29]
Aashna Makhija 25011944 Maharashtra 24 Sep 2002 2019 2245 Apr 2019 title application
Sai Meera 5004357 Tamil Nadu 26 Jun 1977 2007 2227 Jan 2008 title application
Arpita Mukherjee 5056403 West Bengal 31 May 2001 2019 2290 Aug 2019 title application
Vinuthna N. 5015448 Andhra Pradesh 22 Aug 1987 2005 2268 Apr 2005 title application
Raghavi Nagarajan 5017173 Tamil Nadu 28 Jan 1989 2013 2290 Nov 2014 title application
Priya P. 5013550 Tamil Nadu 3 Oct 1987 2008 2208 Apr 2008 title application
Nutakki Priyanka 25049615 Andhra Pradesh 1 Jun 2002 2018 2313 Apr 2019 title application
Rucha Pujari 5024528 Maharashtra 2 Jul 1994 2017 2268 Jul 2019 title application
Rakshitta Ravi 25073230 Tamil Nadu 24 Apr 2005 2019 2322 Aug 2019 title application
Saritha M. Reddy 5001056 Karnataka 10 Jun 1972 1990 2235 Jan 1998 [29]
Tejaswini Sagar 5054290 Gujarat 3 Jan 2000 2016 2310 Mar 2016 title application
Saloni Sapale 5085527 Maharashtra 12 Apr 1999 2018 2308 Sep 2017 title application
Pallavi Shah 5003547 Maharashtra 15 Nov 1979 1999 2230 Jan 1999 [29]
Isha Sharma 35006665 Karnataka 29 Oct 2000 2019 2276 Feb 2020 title application
Bhagyashree Thipsay 5001013 Maharashtra 4 Aug 1961 1986 2335 Jul 1999 [29]
Prathiba Yuvarajan 5009871 Tamil Nadu 1 Jul 1983 2003 2231 Oct 2003 [29]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Vaishali Rameshbabu is a GM-elect as of December 2023, and has officially received the title.

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