Port Blair, Oct 23: One more chess player from A & N Islands achieves the FIDE Arena Title. J Yadhava Rao, a chess player from Port Blair made the Islanders proud by achieving the FIDE Arena Title. He is the third player from the Islands to achieve the FIDE Arena Title from A & N Islands.
ACM Yadhava Rao J, a FIDE Rated player from A & N Islands with a rating of 1070, has been awarded with Arena Candidate Master (ACM) title today by the World Chess Federation in recognition of his exceptional play in the FIDE Online Arena (FOA).
Arena Candidate Master (ACM) is achieved by a series of 150 bullet games, 100 blitz games, or 50 rapid online games with a performance rating of over 1100 and the title will be valid for a lifetime; however, acquisition of a higher title replaces any title reference of a lower status.