TV 2 Fagernes INTERNATIONAL 2017

Fangernes Open is very special for Nihal. He finished 4th in Open and 1st in Rapid Category. Consequently, he scored his first GM norm in this tournament.

Round 1, Photo: Tom Eriksen

Reykjavik Open 2017

Nihal played in one of the strongest Open tournaments of the world held in Iceland, on April 2017.

Round 03. Photo by Alina L'Ami

Sharjah Masters 2017

Nihal played in the prestigious Sharjah Masters 2017 tournament where he scored a win over GM Mathias Bluebaum (2628).

Round 09 Photo by Maria Emelianova

Rilton cup 2016-17

Nihal played the Rilton Cup and scored 5/9 points.

Awonder and NihalPhoto: Lars OA Hedlund


Nihal scored his second IM norm in this tournament.

Round 2 Josep Manuel Lopez vs. Nihal, Photo: Sunway Sitges