11-year-old D. Gukesh wins the First Friday Tournament

The ‘First Friday’ tournament was held in Institute of Chess Excellence, Malaysia. We had five Indians participating in this event. After six days of gruelling chess, Tamil Nadu’s D. Gukesh dominated the tournament from beginning to end. The 11-year-old had also scored his maiden IM norm in the process.

 

 

 

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3
1 5 CM Gukesh D IND 2323 7,0 0,0 5 29,00
2 6 Kumar Gaurav IND 2274 5,5 0,0 2 24,50
3 9 IM Nay Oo Kyaw Tun MYA 2344 5,0 1,0 2 21,75
4 1 Lokesh N. IND 2181 5,0 0,0 4 18,50
5 2 IM Mas Hafizulhelmi MAS 2318 4,5 1,5 1 21,00
6 7 IM Lioe Dede INA 2356 4,5 1,0 3 17,00
7 10 Sekar B IND 2260 4,5 0,5 3 16,50
8 3 FM Sivakumar Ashvin SGP 2309 4,0 0,0 3 14,50
9 4 FM Subramaniam Sumant MAS 2172 3,0 0,0 1 14,25
10 8 IM Mishra Neeraj-Kumar IND 2301 2,0 0,0 0 9,00