Bhopal GM Open 01: GM Adam Tukhaev loses to a 1733 rated boy

Photo by Amruta Mokal/ ChessBase India

Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal International Grandmaster Tournament 2017, had a rousing start in Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace. Organized by Sports and Youth Welfare Department M.P. & Academy of Chess Education, Bhopal, this event runs from 21st to 28th of December. A total of 322 players from across the world are participating, including 8 Grandmasters.

Inauguration

Chief guest Mr Rishi Shukla address the gathering during the inauguration ceremony.
Mr Rishi Shukla , DGP . MP lighting the lamp.
Chief guest Mr. Rishi Shukla is being welcomed by Mr Kapil Saxena, Org. Secretary.
Colour declaration by Chief Arbiter IA Dharmendra Kumar.
Tournament was formaly inaugurated by Mr. Rishi Shukla , DGP, Govt. of MP and top seed GM Gareyev Timur.
Traditional welcome of all the foreign players.
US Grandmaster Gareyev Timur also joined this auspicious moment and lighted the lamp.
Welcome address by Mr Kapil Saxena.

Round 1

Many top-seeded players had a smooth sailing in the first round. However, the biggest upset was caused by Souhardo Basak of West Bengal on board 3. He defeated GM Adam Tukhaev of Ukraine, who has a rating difference of 700 Elo points. The 10-year-old boy played a fine game with a scrumptious attack on Kingside, Tukhaev collapsed on move 41.

Photo: Amruta Mokal/ ChessBase India

Rank after Round 2

Rk. SNo Name sex FED RtgI Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5
1 2 GM Rozum Ivan RUS 2595 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
4 GM David Alberto ITA 2571 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
5 GM Atalik Suat TUR 2545 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
7 GM Nguyen Duc Hoa VIE 2504 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
8 IM Yeoh Li Tian MAS 2480 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
14 IM Wohl Aleksandar H. AUS 2370 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
24 IM Sangma Rahul IND 2311 DEL 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
25 IM Rathnakaran K. IND 2307 KER 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
29 FM Gajwa Ankit IND 2284 MP 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
30 IM Deshmukh Anup IND 2283 MAH 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
32 Sekar B IND 2274 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
33 Ram S. Krishnan IND 2255 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
34 Masango Spencer ZIM 2253 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
37 Kumar Gaurav IND 2231 BIH 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
38 Kulkarni Vinayak IND 2230 KAR 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
40 Snehal Bhosale IND 2215 MAH 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
41 Nayak Rajesh IND 2211 ORI 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
46 Aishwin Daniel IND 2184 MP 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
47 WIM Chitlange Sakshi w IND 2178 MAH 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0
48 CM Kushagra Mohan IND 2174 2,0 0,0 1,0 2,0 2,00 2,0