Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonweath Chp., Tania Sachdev takes Women’s Gold

Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Chp., Tania Sachdev takes Women’s Gold

GM Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Gold for a staggering fifth time with a score of 7.5/9. IM Tania Sachdev scored an important win in the last round to reach 6/9 and take the Women’s Gold Medal.

The champions flanking their ‘guru’ IM Vishal Sareen. (Photo by Sagar Shah/ChessBase India)
Gupta won a crucial last round game with the white pieces against GM Arjun Erigaisi. (Photo by Amit Sharma)
National Champion GM Aravindh Chithambaram took the Silver Medal after settling for a draw in the final round and scoring 7/9. (Photo by Amit Sharma)
GM Swapnil Dhopade took the bronze medal. (Photo by Amit Sharma)
IM Tania Sachdev with her medal and the trophy

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3
1 1 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2606 Delhi 7,5 0,0 48,5 53,0
2 3 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND 2598 Tamilnadu 7,0 0,0 48,5 52,5
3 10 GM Swapnil S. Dhopade IND 2488 Maharastra 7,0 0,0 47,0 51,0
4 2 GM Narayanan.S.L IND 2603 Kerala 7,0 0,0 46,5 51,0
5 5 GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J. IND 2557 Tamilnadu 6,5 0,0 45,0 49,5
6 6 GM Debashis Das IND 2544 Orissa 6,5 0,0 44,5 49,0
7 14 GM Karthikeyan P. IND 2445 Tamilnadu 6,5 0,0 42,5 45,5
8 12 GM Kunte Abhijit IND 2478 Maharastra 6,5 0,0 41,0 45,5
9 7 GM Erigaisi Arjun IND 2526 Telangana 6,0 0,0 48,0 52,0
10 4 GM Lalith Babu M R IND 2571 Andra Pradesh 6,0 0,0 45,0 49,0
11 19 IM Tania Sachdev IND 2401 Delhi 6,0 0,0 43,5 47,0
12 9 IM Swayams Mishra IND 2493 Orissa 6,0 0,0 42,5 47,0
13 8 IM Iniyan P IND 2525 Tamilnadu 6,0 0,0 42,5 46,5
14 16 IM Shyaamnikhil P IND 2434 6,0 0,0 42,0 46,0
15 17 WIM Divya Deshmukh IND 2414 Maharastra 6,0 0,0 40,0 43,0