Anish Giri


Born on June 28th, 1994, FIDE rating: 2777 (April 2018)

Giri achieved the grandmaster title at the age of 14 years and 7 months.

In 2002 he moved to Sapporo, Japan with his parents and lived there until 2008. Since February 2008 Giri and his family have been living in the Netherlands.

Giri is a four-time Dutch Chess Champion (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015).

He represented the Netherlands at four Chess Olympiads (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016). 

In January 2012, Giri won the 54th annual Reggio Emilia chess tournament, despite being the lowest rated player in a category number 20 tournament (average rating 2744).

In March 2016, Giri participated in the Candidates Tournament 2016 in Moscow, Russia, where he was remembered by drowing all 14 games.