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Anurag Mhamal becomes Goa’s first Grandmaster

Goa’s Anurag Mhamal won his fifth round game at the on going XXXVII Benasque International Open in Spain to cross 2500 on the live Elo list to emerge the State’s first Grandmaster and India’s 48th.

13th July 2017, 04:14 Hrs
the goan I networkrPANAJIrrAnurag needed just 2 Elo points after the recent success at Open Internacional de Gros tournament, where he picked up 21 Elo points, claimed 4.4 Elo points. He started the Benasque Open with a win over a 1930 player and reached 2498.8. A win in the second round would have given him the title, but he drew that game against a 2120 opponent and lost four Elo points.

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