Advait learned how to play chess when he was seven years old in India. He played his first tournament at eight and began to compete frequently after that. Advait won several scholastic tournaments including state championships, nationals, and eventually the Barber. He became an International Master in 2017 and has two GM norms. Advait won the 2017 North American U20 and got 2nd place in the 2018 U.S. Junior Championship.