Aryan is a Grandmaster from India. He will be playing in the U17 section. When Aryan was 5, he was hit by a car that left him with stitches and rendered him home bound. With all of his free time, he started playing chess. He then went on to win his first tournament, the Delhi U-7 Championship. He earned his first GM norm in 2015 and his final norm in 2016. He was granted the title in 2017.