Grandmasters Arjun Erigaise and Abhijeet Gupta in Delhi chess tournament

Arjun starts as the top seed while defending champion and five-time Commonwealth champion Abhijeet will be the third seed. Russian Grandmaster Pavel Ponkratov has been seeded second.

Grandmasters Arjun Erigaise and Abhijeet Gupta in Delhi chess tournament
Chess being played. Credits — Twitter (@news18sports)

Grandmasters Arjun Erigaisi and Abhijeet Gupta will start as favorites when the 19th edition of the Delhi International Open chess tournament gets underway on March 22, 2022.

Arjun starts as the top seed while defending champion and five-time Commonwealth champion Abhijeet will be the third seed. Russian Grandmaster Pavel Ponkratov has been seeded second.

Chess competition. Credits — AICF