Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi (India) won the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament 2022.
The tournament was organised by Abu Dhabi Chess Club & Mind Games Federation in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Arjun Erigaisi defeated David Anton Guijarro (Spain) in the ninth and final round with 7.5 points.
  • He is currently India’s no. 3 and World’s no. 24tg in live ranking.

Key points:

  • In the 28th Dhabi, Masters Chess Tournament Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi won six matches and drew three other games.
  • He was awarded USD 15,000 for his victory in the chess tournament.
  • He won against Deep Sengupta, Raunak Sadhwani, top-seed Wang Hao of China, Alexsandr Indjic, Rohit Krishna, and David Anton Guijarro. He drew the matches against Evgeny Tomashevky, Jordan Van Forest, and Ray Robson.
  • Erigaisi reaches career-best live world ranking of 24th, the third-best in India.
  • Other Indians players including Nihal Sarin, S P Sethuraman, Karthikeyan Murali and Aryan Chopra, all GMs and Aditya Samant, a FIDE Master, scored 6.5 points.

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