Who Is Harsha Bharathakoti, Biography, Age, Family, Education, Coach, Chess Career, FIDE Rating

Who Is Harsha Bharathakoti, Biography, Age, Family, Education, Coach, Chess Career, FIDE Rating

Know the age and chess career stats of Harsha Bharathakoti

On the 31st of October, the Indian Grandmaster Harsha Bharathakoti defeated Koustav Chattarjee with a lead of 4.5 points at Asian Continental Chess Championship during its fifth round.

Who Is Harsha Bharathakoti, Biography, Age, Family, Education, Coach, Chess Career, FIDE Rating, News

Harsha Bharathakoti and Praggnanandhaa’s match ended in 33 moves with 2 players agreeing to a draw. It halted a total of four-game winning runs for Bharathakoti. He was born in 2000 on 22nd February and is aged 22.

GM Harsha Bharathakoti ; #267. World Ranking ; 2582. Classical ; 2574. Rapid ; 2523

Harsha Bharathakoti Education, Coach, And Professional Career

Harsha Bharathakoti is pursuing his B.Com degree in Hyderabad at Spoorthi Degree College. He completed his schooling at Brilliant Grammar School. His sister Sneha is also a chess player and she was successful in finishing fifth at nationals once. His uncle NVS Ramaraju is known one among the best chess coaches of India and fortunately, Harsha has got his coaching from him only. Harsha’s chess debut was marked at the age of 7 years and since then this Grand Master is unstoppable.

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Harsha Bharathakoti At Asian chess Championship

A group of total 11 players, including the No.1 seed Praggnanandhaa, Leon Luke Mendonca, Karthikeyan Murali, Kousatav Chatterjee, S L Narayanan, B Adhiban, S P Sethuraman and Aravindh Chithambaram (all from India) were half a point behind their leader

The others with 4.5 points were Saparmyat Atabeyev and Maksat Atabayev (both Turkmenistan) and Shamsiddhin Vokhidov (Uzbekistan). In other key outcomes Mendonca drew against Sethuraman, Karthikeyan Murali and Adhiban shared honors while Vokhidov split the points with Maksat Atabayev.

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There were wins for the names Narayanan and Chithambaram over Sandipan Chanda and Ayush Sharma respectively which allowed them to have the points to 4.5. Saparmyat Atabayev registered a much more important win while beating Rinat Jumabayev in round five to make more improvement to 4.5 points.

In the women’s program, India’s WGM P V Nandhidhaa wore down compatriot Priyan Nuttaki in 61 moves to move to 5.5 points and into the sole lead after the six rounds. Nuttaki and Padmini Rout who beat Uzbekistan’s Nilufar Yakubbaeva are in the second place with a total of 4.5 points.

All nine players share the third place with 4 points. They are including the Indians players Rakshitta Ravi, Soumya Swaminathan, Nisha Mohota, Divya Deshmukh, Vantika Agrawal and Mary Ann Gomes. In the important final round which is the sixth round  Agrawal scored over C Sahajasri and Mohotoa beat Xeniya Balabayeva, while Deshmukh was held to draw by Soumya Swaminathan.

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Top-seeded Indian Tania Sachdev could not break through the defenses of young WIM Saina Salonika and was forced to share the point. Sachdev has 3.5 points and is placed on the 18th number.

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