When the world governing physique publishes the brand new score listing on August 1, the 17-year-old is anticipated to breach 2750. His dwell score now’s 2750.1. He’ll break Carlsen’s report by two months (see field). He’s world No. 11 now and mere 3.1 factors behind India No. 1 Viswanathan Anand (2754).
“It’s superb feat to the touch Elo 2750 at such a younger age. Merely unbelievable and good for the sport. Extra children taking part in on the high stage and an Indian doing properly can solely be good for the game,” stated coach RB Ramesh who himself has produced one other Indian prodigy R Praggnanandhaa.
Ramesh, who’s now in Switzerland accompanying his college students for a chess meet, was the coach of the India2 group on the Olympiad in 2022 in Mamallapuram when Gukesh began with a shocking 8/8 on the highest board and helped the group win the bronze medal.
Since that efficiency — gold medal on the highest board with score efficiency of 2867 — he has gone from energy to energy.
“He has received great self perception. Surprisingly, the dearth of it’s a main subject even amongst some high gamers.
To have this peak confidence over an extended stretch of time isn’t straightforward or regular. That units Gukesh aside,” added Ramesh.