Sanikidze wins Gurgaon International

Tornike SanikidzeSanikidze wins Gurgaon International

Gurgaon (08 Jan 14) :- Grandmaster Tornike Sanikidze of Georgia annexed the title in the 2nd Gurgaon International open chess tournament after settling for a quick draw with International Master Swayams Mishra in the tenth and final round that concluded here at the Suncity International School.

In what turned out to be a four-way tie for the top, veteran Grandmaster Raset Ziatdinov of United States was declared second while Mishra finished third.

In an inspiring display of competitive chess, talented V Karthik defeated R Prasanna in the final round to take his tally to eight points and tied for the top spot too. However, Karthik’s tiebreaker could only fetch him fourth place.

In a colouful closing ceremony, Shri. Surender Dangi, Joint Secretary Haryana Olympic Association and Smt. Sunil Dabas, Dronacharya Awardee gave away the prizes in presence of Shri. Raju Verma, Chairman District Chess Association Gurgaon, Naresh Garg, President Haryana Chess Assocition, Shri. Naresh Sharma, Secretary The Haryana Chess Association, Shri. Rajpal Yadav, Organising Secretary; Shri. Anil Kumar Parnami, Vice President Haryana Chess Association, Smt. Roopa Chakkravarthy, Principal Suncity School.

The caravan now moves to Delhi to participate in the 12th Parsvnath Delhi International Chess Festival at the Ludlow Castle Sports Complex. As per latest updates over 1000 players have registered for the Delhi Festival.

Final Ranking

Rank

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

FED

Pts

BH.

Prize

1

6

GM

Sanikidze Tornike

2541

GEO

8

63

200000

2

21

GM

Ziatdinov Raset

2354

USA

8

61½

150000

3

12

IM

Swayams Mishra

2426

IND

8

59

100000

4

54

Karthik V.   Ap

2179

IND

8

56½

65000

5

2

GM

Barbosa Oliver

2579

PHI

64

40000

6

1

GM

Kravtsiv Martyn

2628

UKR

62½

20000

7

13

IM

Shyam Nikil P.

2424

IND

62

15000

8

26

IM

Kulkarni Vikramaditya

2336

IND

61

15000

9

27

IM

Nitin S.

2331

IND

58

11000

10

18

IM

Prasanna Raghuram Rao

2399

IND

7

62½

10000

11

3

GM

Evdokimov Alexander A.

2558

RUS

7

62½

8000

12

5

GM

Gomez John Paul

2541

PHI

7

62

8000

13

24

Kunal M.

2346

IND

7

57½

8000

14

31

Krishna C.R.G.

2318

IND

7

57

8000

15

29

Visakh Nr

2330

IND

7

57

8000

16

32

FM

Faizulaev Akmal

2314

UZB

7

56½

7000

17

25

IM

Karthikeyan P.

2342

IND

7

56

7000

18

14

IM

Narayanan Srinath

2414

IND

7

56

7000

19

17

IM

Satyapragyan Swayangsu

2401

IND

7

56

7000

20

30

Gusain Himal

2322

IND

7

55½

7000

21

9

GM

Arun Prasad S.

2504

IND

7

55½

5000

22

53

Deepthamsh Reddy. M

2181

IND

7

55

5000

23

15

GM

Sundararajan Kidambi

2411

IND

7

54½

5000

24

7

GM

Dzhumaev Marat

2521

UZB

7

54½

5000

25

8

GM

Neverov Valeriy

2519

UKR

7

54½

5000

26

22

Vignesh Nr

2354

IND

7

50½

5000

27

11

GM

Gasanov Eldar

2469

UKR

59

5000

28

23

Kathmale Sameer

2351

IND

58

5000

29

4

GM

Gagunashvili Merab

2547

GEO

57½

5000

30

61

Lakshmi Narayanan Mv

2127

IND

56½

5000

Category and slab Prizes
Best Unrated

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Vasuki G Krishna

0

IND

KAR

10000

2

Snigdha Goel

F

0

IND

HAR

5000

ELO 1000-1299

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Harshit Arya

1292

IND

HAR

10000

2

Garima Gaurav

F

1273

IND

BIH

5000

ELO 1300-1499

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Siddhant Rao

1325

IND

DEL

10000

2

Pawan Kaushik

1328

IND

HAR

5000

ELO 1500-1699

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Gurung Rahul

1618

IND

SIK

10000

2

Soham Das

1504

IND

WB

5000

ELO 1700-1899

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Sadhu S Adithya

1778

IND

TN

10000

s2

Aansh Gupta

1856

IND

DEL

5000

ELO 1900-2099

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Manan Rai

1972

IND

DEL

10000

2

Bhattacharya Niladri Shekhar

2057

IND

WB

5000

ELO 2100-2250

SNo.

 

Name

Rtg

 

FED

Club Prize

1

Tillyaev Ulugbek

2243

UZB

UZB

10000

2

Singh S. Vikramjit

2235

IND

SC Rlwys

5000