The 2nd DCA Open has a rousing start!

The 2nd edition of Delhi Open FIDE Rated Tournament kicked off in Hotel Caspia, Delhi. This year’s tournament has a whopping prize fund of Rs. 17,77,000/- which attracted a total number of 481 players from across the country, including 2 Grandmasters, 8 International Masters and 419 International rated players.

Top-seeds had a smooth sailing in the first three rounds. Until IM Himal Gussain (CHAN) was held to draw on board one by experienced veteran player O.T Anilkumar of Kerala. Also, on board 3, GM Venkatesh M.R (TN) couldn’t squeeze a win against Rahul Verma (MAH) in the fourth round.

CM Aronyak Ghosh (WB) drew IM Arghyadip Das (RLYS)
IM Chakravarthi Reddy (TEL) defeated Samriddhaa Ghosh (WB) in the fifth round.
Anilkumar O.T
Shailesh Dravid

Going to the sixth round, six players are jointly leading the tournament with 05/5 points.

Pairings/Results

Round 6 on 2017/10/13 at 1530 hrs

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 10 IM Sangma Rahul 2311 5 5 IM Abhishek Kelkar 2403 4
2 11 Shailesh Dravid 2292 5 5 GM Laxman R.R. 2392 6
3 7 IM Chakravarthi Reddy M 2353 5 5 FM Matta Vinay Kumar 2288 12
4 1 IM Gusain Himal 2454 Badrinath S. 2035 24
5 17 Pranav Shetty 2159 IM Das Arghyadip 2434 2
6 35 Priyanka Kumari 1973 IM Hemant Sharma (del) 2342 8
7 9 IM Rathnakaran K. 2326 Raghav Srivathsav V 1967 38
8 15 CM Aronyak Ghosh 2185 Bhanot Stuti 1805 95
9 37 Arun Rathi 1970 4 Patil Pratik 2212 14
10 3 GM Venkatesh M.R. 2418 4 4 Rishabh Nishad 1904 60
11 5 Saravana Krishnan P. 2396 4 4 Ashish Kumar 1896 62
12 67 Anurag Jaiswal 1886 4 4 CM Kushagra Mohan 2215 13
13 71 Saksham Rautela 1877 4 4 Joshi Govind Ballabh 2163 16
14 73 Naveen S Hegde 1874 4 4 Deepak Katiyar 2106 20
15 23 Ganesh Babu S 2054 4 4 Shubham 1890 64

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