|Nov-09-09|| ||Tabanus: World U14 champion in 2008, and today India U15 champion 2009!|
|Jul-13-10|| ||Tabanus: Now an IM, http://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?.... Placed 2nd in the Asian Junior Championship 15-23 June 2010:|
|Aug-23-11|| ||Albertan: Vidit makes GM norm at world junior chess:http://articles.timesofindia.indiat...|
|May-11-12|| ||shivasuri4: In the Asian Continental 2012, 17 year-old Vidit has so far scored 5 points after 7 rounds, and stands at 16th place. He played a rook-pawn endgame efficiently today against Nguyen Van Huy to win in 51 moves. Vidit next plays IM Liu Qingnan.|
|Dec-06-12|| ||BIDMONFA: Santosh Gujrathi Vidit|
VIDIT, Santosh G.
|Dec-13-12|| ||shivasuri4: Vidit placed 3rd on tiebreaks (shared 3-10) in the Rose Valley Open at Kolkata with a score of 7.5/11, thereby gaining 19.4 points.|
|Dec-20-12|| ||shivasuri4: Vdit became India's 30th grandmaster with his fine performance at Kolkata.|
|Oct-24-13|| ||Kikoman: <Player of the Day>|
Happy 19th Birthday GM Santosh Gujrathi Vidit! :D
|Oct-24-13|| ||Satish Rawat: happy birthday, vidit|
|Oct-24-13|| ||Penguincw: Happy Birthday to the <POTD> and one of the newest GMs: Santosh Gujrathi Vidit.|
|Nov-13-13|| ||fisayo123: Nice commentary on Chessbomb for game 4!|
|Jul-18-15|| ||alexmagnus: ... Another one for the collection of GMs who missed mate in 1 move....|
Vidit - Hovhannisyan
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 b4 10. Na4 Nxe4 11. Be5 Nf6 12. Rc1 Bg7 13. Nc5 Nbd7 14. Nxd7 Qxd7 15. h4 g4 16. Nd2 Ba6 17. Bxg4 c3 18. bxc3 bxc3 19. Nb3 Qd5 20. Bf3 Qc4 21. Rh3?? Qf1# 0-1
|Jul-18-15|| ||MarkFinan: https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t...|
|Aug-10-15|| ||Penguincw: Santosh Gujrathi Vidit has a pair of 3rd places at 2 strong tournaments.|
Firstly, despite that horrible mate in 1, he finishes in 3rd at the Lake Sevan Tournament with a score of 5/9. His 4 wins were tied for the most, and 2 draws were tied for 2nd fewest.
Also, at the Asian Continental Championship, he finishes in 3rd (4th after tiebreaks) scoring 6.5/9, and qualifying for the 2015 World Cup.
|Dec-24-15|| ||ketchuplover: doing well in Qatar so far|
|Jul-27-16|| ||cro777: Vidit won the Lake Sevan 2016 international chess tournament. |
The tournament took place from 17-27 July in Martuni, Armenia. This is his second victory of Lake Sevan, the first one being in 2014.
|Jul-27-16|| ||cro777: Vidit recently started working as Giri’s second alongside l'Ami and Vladimir Tukmakov. His first job was the Grand Chess Tour 2016 Paris (rapid) and Leuven (blitz).|
(Giri and Vidit in Leuven)
|May-24-17|| ||cro777: By winning the bronze medal at the 2017 Asian Chess Championship in Chengdu (China), Vidit qualified for the World Cup, later this year in Batumi (Georgia).|
(Vidit against the winner Wang Hao)
"Being a second of Anish Giri has benefited Vidit’s game. Sound positional understanding and opening preparation are his strength."
|Sep-29-17|| ||Bobby Fiske: Black against Magnus today in R7 of Isle of Man. A new player to me, gonna be interesting to follow his game today. 23yr and already +2700.|
|Sep-29-17|| ||cro777: On top board of Isle of Man Open, Vidit held Carlsen with black. In fact, Carlsen was struggling in that game.|
|Oct-01-17|| ||tamar: Up to 2721 and #34 on live ratings. Third Indian player above 2700, tailing Anand at 2785 and Harikrishna at 2733|
|Oct-15-17|| ||ex0duz: Promising young player.. someone to definitely keep an eye on. I'm guessing he's going to have a huge 2018, already had a great 2017.|
He will probably be a staple 2700+ player from now on, hopefully he can break through to 2750~ as the next step.
IMO someone like Anand or Harikrishna should help him get more training/experience in elite events.
Wonder why more people aren't talking about him? He's already 2720+ on live rating, basically came from nowhere in the last few months or the last year alone from like low/mid 2600's
From his last year, if he can keep up his progress/improvement, he will be one to watch along with Wei Yi, maybe even be rivals. But yeah. Going from 2700 to 2750 and higher is a whole other level, especially when you are playing vs superGM's only, and even then, there's a whole other level when playing just vs top 10. If he doesn't play vs top 5 or top 10 players only, he won't have enough experience when the time comes.
Lucky Wei Yi has other top chinese players to train and practice with, and he is supported by chinese federation, same as Ding Liren, like how they organize matches for them to play vs the likes of Grischuk/Giri/Gelfand etc. Vidit needs such experience if he is to keep improving steadily, but judging from how he played vs Carlsen recently, it seems like he is up to the challenge.. he just needs much more exposure and many more such games in the near future. Hopefully his current live rating will get him more invites, because he surely deserves it.
I remember when So was just lucky to get 2700, and now he is like staple 2790~ guy. Vidit can do the same i'm guessing, and i also hope Wei Yi and Ding Liren will make that transition too soon.
|Dec-18-17|| ||whiteshark: If the organizers [of the 2017 London Classic Bore] want to attract spectators, then there is no shortage of hungry and up-and-coming talent out there just waiting for their shot at these guys. <The Indian superstar Santosh Vidit (age 23), who was only recently awarded the ‘Sportsman of the Year’ in India, <lamented in an interview that he lacked opportunities to meet these elite players in over the board competition.>>|
Congratulations and many top-class invitations in 2018!!
|Jan-28-18|| ||Whitehat1963: Now ranked number 30 in the world on the live list. Still yonng. Can he break into the top 10, or is he already at his peak?|
|Jul-29-18|| ||OhioChessFan: Just beat Shankland. Seems on the verge of being worthy of some elite tournament invites.|