Gauri Shankar

Actor

BIOGRAPHY

Gauri Shankar (born October 1, 1992) is an Indian chess player who is currently a FIDE Master. He has won 27 International junior chess medals at the age of 14 and has also drawn and defeated many International Masters and Grandmasters during his chess career. Gauri's older brother Arjun Vishnuvardhan is an International Chess Master and the 2006 National G/60 Chess Champion of the United States. His current elo rating is 2310. Recently, he defeated Grandmaster Alex Lenderman and drew Victor Mikhalevski in the 2010 Chicago Open Championship. He is currently a senior at Glenbrook South High School.

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