# Is Vaishali Rameshbabu a GM?

## We Will Answer This One!!

I used to tutor math a while ago. The students would be really frustrated and ask, “Why are we learning this stuff? I mean, who ever uses this stuff out in the real world?” Well, my brothers and sisters in math, this is why we are “learning this stuff!!” We’re about to calculate whether or not someone belongs in the group of elite players in the world.

We will use the formula I developed in a recent article right here on Medium:

So, Viashali’s rating will be calculated from her performance in The Grand Swiss:

The above chart is from Agadmator’s channel on YouTube.

So, we will pretend we don’t know Vaishali’s rating so that we can use this to compute it.