Arvind Shastry becomes the latest FIDE Master (FM) of Karnataka

Multiple times Karnataka State Chess Champion, Hon. Secretay KSCA and experienced Chess coach Arvind Shastry become the latest FIDE Master (FM) of Karnataka. In a recently concluded FIDE General meeting in Warsaw Poland, the title was conferred. He is a recipient of 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2012 Karnataka State Chess champion, the only National ‘A’ player from Karnataka state to participate after 16 years in 2003. He has also won numerous State Open, Rapiz, and Blitz tournaments and won against GM R.B Ramesh, GM Sundararajan Kidambi, IM Ratnakaran K, GB Prakash, GM Sriram Jha, and equalized against GM Abhijit Kunte, GM Surya Shekar Ganguly, GM RR Laxman IM Lanka Ravi IM Saptarsi Roy Choudary and many more notable players across India.

KSCA Congratulates you on this achievement and wishes you all the best.