Grand Master Vidit Gujrathi is brand ambassador for Indian blind chess, pledges to promote the game

Grand Master Vidit Gujrathi has been appointed the brand ambassador of All India Chess Federation for the Blind (AICFB).

23-year-old Gujrathi had broken the 2,700 rating barrier and has a current rating of 2,718, making him the fourth Indian to achieve this distinction after Viswanathan Anand, Sasikiran and P Harikrishna.

He recently won the Tata Steel Chess Challengers 2018 and has made the cut for the Tata Steel Chess Masters in 2019.

Gujrathi has pledged to spread awareness about blind chess and help in giving recognition and benefits to players who have put India on the global map in blind chess. He hopes to help blind chess players make a mark in India and across the world.

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