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Srija Seshadri

Srija Seshadri
Born (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 26)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
TitleWoman Grandmaster (2019)
Peak rating2306 (July 2019)

Srija Seshadri (born 15 August 1997) is an Indian female chess player. FIDE awarded her the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM) in July 2019.[1]

Chess career

Seshadri became a Woman International Master (WIM) in 2017.[2] She attained her first Woman Grandmaster (WGM) norm at the 2nd Mumbai International Chess Tournament in Mumbai in December 2016. Next at the Masters International Chess Championship in Sharjah in March 2017, she earned her second WGM norm. Seshadri achieved her third and final WGM norm in June 2019 at the Mayor's Cup International Open Chess Tournament in Mumbai.[3]

Seshadri finished third at the Woman Grandmaster chess championship at the Acres Club in Mumbai in June 2018.[4] She picked an International Master (IM) norm at Mayor Club chess tournament in Mumbai in June 2019.[5] She finished sixth at the 46th National Women Chess Championship held at Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu in July 2019, scoring a total of eight points in the eleven rounds.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Title Application" (PDF). FIDE. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Title Application" (PDF). FIDE. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  3. ^ Shah, Sagar (28 June 2019). "10 things that made last day of Goa GM International 2019 special". ChessBase India. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Mongolia's Batkhuyag Munguntuul wins women's chess championship, Srija Seshadri finishes third". Scroll India. 19 June 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  5. ^ "GM Amonatov emerges champion in Mayor Club chess tournament". Business Standard. Press Trust of India. 17 June 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Bhakti Kulkarni retains national chess title". Sportstar Hindu. Press Trust of India. 27 July 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
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