When the world governing physique publishes the brand new score record on August 1, the 17-year-old is anticipated to breach 2750. His reside score now’s 2750.1. He’ll break Carlsen’s file 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 wonderful feat to the touch Elo 2750 at such a younger age. Merely unbelievable and good for the sport. Extra children enjoying on the prime degree and an Indian doing effectively 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 crew on the Olympiad in 2022 in Mamallapuram when Gukesh began with a shocking 8/8 on the highest board and helped the crew 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 shortage of it’s a main situation even amongst some prime gamers.
To have this peak confidence over a protracted stretch of time is just not straightforward or regular. That units Gukesh aside,” added Ramesh.