Odisha’s Swayams Mishra becomes India’s 62nd Grandmaster

IM Swayams Mishra has become India’s 62nd Grandmaster after getting his third and final GM norm at the Polonia Wroclaw Master Cup which took place in Wrocław, Poland between 28th April to 5th May 2019. The 26-year-old from Odisha had bagged his maiden GM norm in the KIIT Open in 2014. The second norm arrived a year later at the Isle of Man.

In the Polonia Wroclaw Master Cup, Swayams scored an incredible 7/9 to finish clear first at the event with a performance rating well over the required 2600. With this feat, he has also crossed the 2500-rating mark.

Standings – round 9
Place Title Name Fed. FIDE Total S.B. Wins vs+ Koya Rp Chg
1 IM SWAYAMS, Mishra IND 2478 7.0 29.50 5 10;7;1;2;3; 4.5 2656 2.00
2 GM SIVUK, Vitaly UKR 2523 6.0 25.50 3 2;4;5; 4.0 2556 0.39
3 IM GUMULARZ, Szymon POL 2483 5.5 20.00 4 10;4;5;7; 3.0 2516 0.42
4 GM KANTANS, Toms LAT 2513 5.0 18.75 4 7;8;4;10; 3.0 2475 -0.48
5 FM SKAWINSKI, Arkadiusz POL 2392 4.5 18.50 1 4; 2.5 2446 0.64
6 GM TAZBIR, Marcin POL 2540 4.5 17.50 1 4; 2.5 2429 -1.33
7 FM CUKROWSKI, Filip POL 2421 4.5 15.50 3 7;3;4; 1.5 2442 0.26
8 KOZAK, Antoni POL 2374 4.0 17.25 1 5; 3.0 2405 0.40
9 FM PRZYBYLSKI, Wojciech POL 2320 2.5 10.25 0 1.5 2288 -0.41
10 FM PRANAV, Anand IND 2359 1.5 6.75 0 0.5 2176 -1.89