Speed chess: Abhimanyu Mishra races time to be youngest-ever GM

Abhimanyu Mishra is in a race against time. He has less than four months to achieve his target: becoming the world’s youngest chess Grandmaster. He’s won two of the three required GM norms in consecutive events, and is closing in on the final one. Along the way, it’s a hectic schedule of checking on possible tournaments to compete in, raising funds, juggling flight timings and negotiating Covid-19 protocols across countries and continents.


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