Over the past 10 years, Vidit Gujrathi has gone from a fresh, 18 year old GM to one of the best players from India in chess history. He rose through the ranks along with illustrious contemporaries such as S.P. Sethuraman and S.L. Narayanan, and now he finds himself competing with the next generation of rising stars. The Fall Classic marks his first appearance at a major event here at the Saint Louis Chess Club.