Devashri Nirman LLP-promotee and Chess Grand Master – Elect, Anurag Mhamal, has come within striking distance of becoming G. M., having met all norms to become one, with just 46 points muster before being declared Goa’s only Grand Master.

Dempo Goodwill Ambassador Anurag Mhamal achieved his latest successes by virtue of his performance in the tournaments held in Spain in the month of December 2016 and January 2017. Playing in 3 tournaments, he gained 31 ELO points to take his ELO Rating to 2454, now 46 ELO points away from the 2500- mark. His  ranking is Joint -45th in the All India list.

  1. Playing in XXVIII Abierto Internacional De Roquetas De Mar Spain, young Anurag scored 6.5 points while remaining undefeated, finishing 8th in the prize list. He defeated GM Sedlak, Nikola ( 2529) of Serbia, GM  Lemos Damian ( 2516) of Argentina, drew with GM Grigoryan Karen H. ( 2571) of Armenia, GM Edouard Romain ( 2613) of France and GM Tazbir Marcin ( 2524) of Poland.
  2. Playing in III Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival Group A Spain , the Dempo goodwill ambassador scored 6 points and drew with  GM Burmakin Vladimir  ( 2535) of Russia and GM Peralta Fernando  ( 2574) of Argentina.
  3. Playing in  XLII Abierto Internacional Ciudad de Sevilla, Anurag scored 6.5 points. He defeated GM Saric Ante ( 2542) of Croatia and drew with GM Burmakin Vladimir ( 2526) of Russia.

The lad has made DEMPO proud, with all wishing him well and waiting with bated breath for the next record to fall!