Bharath Subramaniyam of Tamil Nadu earned India's 73rd Grandmaster. At an event in Cattolica, Italy, he earned his 3rd and last Grandmaster norm.
is a grandmaster in the
game of chess
from India. When he was 5 years old, his father, Harishankkar, trained him to play
He began attending the 'Chess Gurukul
' school in Chennai in 2014, with
GM Ramachandran Ramesh
as his primary teacher. Bharath began attending training sessions with GM Alexander Goloshchapov in March 2019. The sessions were beneficial in terms of enhancing his positional play and assisting him in reaching his standards more quickly. Bharath
was chosen for a unique training camp funded by
2020, which was led by past World champion GM Vladimir Kramnik
and past World Chess Challengers GM Boris Gelfand.
In June 2019, he completed his 3rd IM standard at the age of 11 years and 8 months. In September of that year, FIDE
finally accepted the name. Bharath gained his 3rd and last GM standard
in January 2022, being
73rd grandmaster, after achieving 7.5/9 at the Vergani Cup Open in Cattolica, Italy,
and raising his live score beyond 2500.