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.
Going to the sixth round, six players are jointly leading the tournament with 05/5 points.
Round 6 on 2017/10/13 at 1530 hrs
|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||4½||4½||Badrinath S.||2035||24|
|5||17||Pranav Shetty||2159||4½||4½||IM||Das Arghyadip||2434||2|
|6||35||Priyanka Kumari||1973||4½||4½||IM||Hemant Sharma (del)||2342||8|
|7||9||IM||Rathnakaran K.||2326||4½||4½||Raghav Srivathsav V||1967||38|
|8||15||CM||Aronyak Ghosh||2185||4½||4½||Bhanot Stuti||1805||95|
|9||37||Arun Rathi||1970||4½||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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