Adhiban Baskaran Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Spouse, Biography

Adhiban Bhaskaran Quick Info
height 5 feet 10 inches
weight 73 kg
Date of birth 15 August 1992
Zodiac sign Leo
Husband or wife Srinithi

Adhiban Bhaskarni is an Indian chess player widely regarded as one of the best chess players the country has ever produced. In 2010, he became only the 23rd player from India to achieve the title of Grandmaster. In March 2019, he became just the 5th Indian after Viswanathan Anand, Krishnan Sasikiran, Pentala Harikrishna and Vidit Gujrathi to cross the magical 2700 Elo rating. In April 2019, he achieved his peak position of 38 in Fide (Federation Internationale des Echeux) men’s world rankings. That same month, he earned his peak Fide Rating of 2701. He 2008. had won world youth (under 16) Chess Championship and 2009 Indian Chess Championship, In 2010, he won a ‘bronze’ medal in the men’s team event at the 2010 Guangzhou asian games,

name at birth

Adhiban Bhaskarni

nick name


Adhiban Bhaskaran as seen in an Instagram post in April 2021
Adhiban Bhaskaran as seen in an Instagram post in April 2021 (Adhiban Baskaran / Instagram)

Sun sign


birth place

Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, India


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India




chess players

Adhiban Bhaskaran as seen in an Instagram post in May 2021
Adhiban Baskaran as seen in an Instagram post in May 2021 (Adhiban Baskaran / Instagram)


  • father – Bhaskarni
  • Mother – Leela




5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

girlfriend / spouse

Adhiban has dated –

  1. Srinithi (2021-Present) – Adhiban married his long-term girlfriend Srinithi in November 2021 in his hometown of Mayiladuthurai.
Adhiban Bhaskaran and Srinidhi as seen in November 2021
Adhiban Bhaskaran and Srinidhi as seen in November 2021 (Adhiban Bhaskaran / Instagram)

Caste / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

hair color


eye color

dark brown

sexual orientation


special features

  • slim frame
  • short, wavy hair
  • spectator
  • friendly smile
  • sport a beard
Adhiban Bhaskaran as seen in an Instagram post in March 2021
Adhiban Bhaskaran as seen in an Instagram post in March 2021 (Adhiban Baskaran / Instagram)

Adhiban Bhaskaran Facts

  1. Adhiban’s nickname, The Beast, is indicative of his over-aggressive style of play.
  2. He first came into limelight in 2007 when he won Asian Under-16 Championship, In both 2007 and 2008, he had previously played on the board for the ‘gold’ medal winning Indian team. Under-16 Chess Olympiad,
  3. winning in 2011 cultural village Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands, they qualified for 2012 Tata Steel C tournament where they tied for third place with a score of 8.5/13.
  4. in 2013 chess world cup, he made an almighty upset defeating 2710-rated Russian Grandmaster Evgeny Alekseev in the first round. That same year, he turned heads by winning saint open In Barcelona which included 23 Grandmasters and 28 International Masters.
  5. In July 2014, he won masters open tournament of Beel Chess Festival, an annual chess tournament that takes place in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland. A month later, he was instrumental in winning India’s ‘bronze’ medal at 41st Chess Olympiad By scoring 7/11 on board 4.
  6. In January 2016, he won the 2016 . had won Tata Steel Challengers Tournament That Earned Him Next Place Tata Steel Masters Tournament. 2017. In Tata Steel Masters In the tournament, despite being the lowest-rated player, he finished third with a score of 7.5/13.
  7. In 2018, he won Reykjavik Open With a score of 7.5/9. In the same year, he also won Tournament of Tukde-Zagrebo Held in Croatia. The event was special as the tournament was revived after a gap of 33 years.
  8. in 2021 chess world cupA 206-player single-elimination chess tournament that was held in Sochi, Russia, reached the third round and was India’s fourth best-performing player – Vidit Gujrathi (quarter-finals), Rameshbabu Pragnananda (fourth). round), and Pentala Harikrishna (4th round).
  9. Many had indicated him to be India’s best player in that tournament, but he clashed with Vidit in the third round, who defeated him 4.5–3.5 in a tiebreaker, which turned out to be a thrilling thriller. It was a bitter experience for the Indian fans as they did not want their 2 best bets in the tournament to face each other at the start of the competition.
  10. He runs a self-titled YouTube channel where he regularly vlogs and posts chess related content. The channel has garnered more than 50k subscribers.

Featured image by Adhiban Bhaskaran / Instagram