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Akshat Chandra
  
Number of games in database: 126
Years covered: 2012 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2486 (2394 rapid, 2520 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2514

Overall record: +31 -34 =46 (48.6%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 15 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 Ruy Lopez (15) 
    C84 C65 C92 C70 C72
 Sicilian (12) 
    B90 B47 B70 B41 B51
 Ruy Lopez, Closed (6) 
    C84 C92 C95
 Caro-Kann (5) 
    B18 B11 B12
 French Defense (5) 
    C03 C11 C07 C10 C08
 King's Indian (5) 
    E64 E60
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (11) 
    B40 B47 B48 B90 B51
 French Defense (8) 
    C07 C03 C18 C00
 Queen's Pawn Game (8) 
    A45 D00 D05 E00 D02
 English (7) 
    A13 A15
 French Tarrasch (6) 
    C07 C03
 Ruy Lopez (5) 
    C65 C70 C67
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   A Chandra vs B Finegold, 2016 1-0

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Saint Louis Fall Classic (Group B) (2017)
   St. Louis Spring Classic (Group B) (2017)
   Millionaire Chess (2014)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Pro Chess League (2018)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Pro Chess League
   A Chandra vs N Rosenthal (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   A Chandra vs J Becerra Rivero (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   E Iturrizaga vs A Chandra (Feb-28-18) 1-0, rapid
   J G Ludwig vs A Chandra (Feb-28-18) 1/2-1/2, rapid
   L O Hauge vs A Chandra (Feb-24-18) 0-1, rapid

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AKSHAT CHANDRA
(born May-28-1999, 19 years old) India (federation/nationality United States of America)

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GM(1). Chanda became a FIDE Master and an IM in 2013, the latter for winning the North American U18 Championship (2). He finished with 6/9 at the inaugural 2014 North American Junior chess championship (3) in Kitchener. He is the 5th IM born in 1999, after Wei Yi (now a GM), Murali Karthikeyan, Jinshi Bai and Aryan Tari respectively.

References / Sources

(1) http://ratings.fide.com/title_appli..., (2) http://chess-math.org/toronto/naycc... (North American 2013 U-18 chess championship), (3) http://www.chessfest.ca/standings.h..., (4) http://ratings.fide.com/tournament_... .

Wikipedia article: Akshat Chandra

Last updated: 2017-11-11 08:12:42

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 126  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Chandra vs S Del Rio Angelis  ½-½2420125th Int ch-Central SerbiaB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. A Chandra vs L Nestorovic  0-12820125th Int ch-Central SerbiaB06 Robatsch
3. I Martic vs A Chandra  ½-½10320125th Int ch-Central SerbiaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. A Ardeleanu vs A Chandra  ½-½4620125th Int ch-Central SerbiaB40 Sicilian
5. A Chandra vs D Brankovic  ½-½3620125th Int ch-Central SerbiaB35 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto, Modern Variation with Bc4
6. A Chandra vs A Battey  1-045201223rd Czech Open AB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. A Chandra vs I Sipos  0-127201223rd Czech Open AC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
8. T Kulhanek vs A Chandra  1-041201223rd Czech Open AA07 King's Indian Attack
9. F Umanec vs A Chandra  ½-½56201223rd Czech Open AB30 Sicilian
10. M Tokmachev vs A Chandra  1-042201223rd Czech Open AA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. A Chandra vs S M Shyam  0-1492012Kolkata OpenC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. A Chandra vs R Salimbagat  1-0282013?C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
13. A Chandra vs I Sorkin  1-0232014Marshall GM RRB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
14. Bu Xiangzhi vs A Chandra  1-0802014Millionaire ChessA33 English, Symmetrical
15. R Burnett vs A Chandra  0-1342014Millionaire ChessA13 English
16. A Chandra vs A Pourkashiyan  1-0442014Millionaire ChessC42 Petrov Defense
17. A Chandra vs I R Ortiz Suarez  0-1352014Millionaire ChessB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
18. K F Kiewra vs A Chandra  ½-½512014SPICE Cup OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. K W Troff vs A Chandra  ½-½332014SPICE Cup OpenD05 Queen's Pawn Game
20. Bu Xiangzhi vs A Chandra 1-0402014Qatar MastersD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. A Chandra vs J Kochetkova  ½-½1002014Qatar MastersC41 Philidor Defense
22. M A Gomes vs A Chandra  ½-½602014Qatar MastersA13 English
23. A Chandra vs A Pourkashiyan  1-0382014Qatar MastersC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
24. S Fedorchuk vs A Chandra  1-0552014Qatar MastersB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
25. A Chandra vs D Cornette  0-1382014Qatar MastersC70 Ruy Lopez
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 126  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-13-13  EvanTheTerrible: Promising young player.
May-14-13  pbercker: Promising indeed, but I just looked at his age, and he's "just" a FIDE master but already 14 years old .... He should have been a GM by now!

I'm exaggerating of course, but such is the "modern" expectation almost given ever younger chess players who become GM - Karjankin currently holding the record at 12 years and 7 months.

Oct-10-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: <pbercker> Well, he has made it direct-to-IM with his U18 win in the NAYCC.
May-07-14  waustad: Actually, since he started playing at age 10, he's quite advanced now. In his blog he says that he took up the game during a trip back to India.
May-07-14  Chessinfinite: All the best Akshat. Enjoy your journey :)

Looking forward to seeing you as GM sometime !!

Seems like a nice kid, joyful - that is the best part , and quite deep and enjoyable reading his articles.

Jul-11-14  detritus: Chandra just finished a shared 1st (lost on tiebreaks) with Richard Rapport at Sport Summer 2014:

http://www.paracinchess.rs/sportsko...

Aug-07-14  dakgootje: Regarding his 'late' mastery, chessbase recently wrote on his extremely quick rating advances:

<Although there were several strong ratings increases of 20 or 30 Elo (did we mention Hou Yifan?), there is one that is really beginning to stick out rather prominently: Akshat Chandra. This young 15-year-old IM from the US, not only gained 30 Elo in the last month, taking him to 2472 Elo, but has gained an astounding 200 Elo in the last year. A breakthrough you say? Try this: he was rated 1573 in March 2010 (he had just learned to play), 1905 in March 2011, 2130 in March 2012 (seeing a pattern here?), 2268 in June 2013, and now is 2472 in August 2014. Oh, and the 30 Elo this month comes from an open won by GM Rapport, where he came tied first-second with a 2650 performance.>

-- Source Chessbase: http://en.chessbase.com/post/august...

So that's.. that's quite alright. ;)

Oct-23-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <pbercker: Promising indeed, but I just looked at his age, and he's "just" a FIDE master but already 14 years old .... He should have been a GM by now!>

lol

In all seriousness, it is most unfortunate that <pbercker> no longer posts at cg; for he was a thoughtful and decent presence. This site is poorer for Pascal's absence.

Aug-09-15  BIDMONFA: Akshat Chandra

CHANDRA, Akshat
http://www.bidmonfa.com/chandra_aks...
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Apr-16-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: A shame that he missed the winning rook sac against So.
Jul-10-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  hansj: Needs updating. Akshat is now a GM. I saw his GM title performance in St Louis in November 2016. Congratulations Akshat!
Oct-25-18  Mudphudder: What's all this I read about how he's banned from chess.com for alleged cheating?
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