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1541. 

Iniyan Panneerselvam becomes India's 61st chess Grandmaster. He belongs to the state of;

[A]. Telangana
[B]. Andra Pradesh
[C]. Tamil Nadu
[D]. Karnataka

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Iniyan Panneerselvam defeated Ukraine's 37-year-old Grandmaster Sergey Fedorchuk in Noisiel Open chess tournament in France to become India's 61st Grandmaster. Viswanathan Anand is India's first Chess Grandmaster and he achieved the norm way back in 1987. He is also a five-time World Chess champion.

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