Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arjun Erigaisi
Indian Grandmaster "Arjun Erigaisi" clinched the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament, beating Spain’s David Anton Guijarro here 25th Aug 2022.
The 18-year-old emerged victorious over the Spaniard in the ninth and final round with 7.5 points.
Erigaisi also remained unbeaten throughout the nine rounds and finished half-a-point ahead of Uzbekistan’s Javokhir Sindarov.
Sindarov, on the other hand, beat Iran’s M Amin Tabatabaei to claim the second position.
Erigaisi, who is currently India’s No. 3 in the live ratings list, has been quite impressive in the recent times, having gained 35 Elo rating points after the recently-concluded Chess Olympiad. In Abu Dhabi, Erigaisi posted six wins and drew the other three games to emerge a clear winner in a field that included several GMs from across the world.
His victories came against compatriots Rohit Krishna, Deep Sengupta, Raunak Sadhwani, top-seed Wang Hao, Alexsandar Indjic and Guijarro. He drew against Evgeny Tomashevsky, Jorden van Foreest and Ray Robson..Source : Tribune India