Sasikiran in Sole lead

Sasikiran in Sole lead

Akshat Upsets Lalith Babu

_DSC6749Bhavarlal and Kantabai Jain 51st National Premier  Chess Championship is being held at Jain Hills, Jalgaon from 16th to 30th December 2013.The 14 players 13 rounds   round-robin event  attracts a prize money of Rs.10 lakhs. Top 6 players from this tournament will form Indian team for the year 2014 for international Open events.

On the top board playing with white side GM Sasikiran of ONGC pressed very hard against GM Deepan Chakravarthy in Bogo Indian Defence. Sasikiran with space advantage went into the slightly better endgame, but Deepan defended very well to draw the game after 57 moves. Sasikiran is leading the field with 7 points out of 8 games.

IM akshat Khamparia of railways made a upset of the day by defeating the overnight leader GM Lalith Babu of IOC. In a bogo Indian defence again akshat playing with white played a attacking game in style of Tal, akshat continued with his initiative and sacrificed his Queen for rook and a Piece, Lalith king was in danger and akshat mated lalith with further piece sacrifice. Game lasted for 37 moves, and this game is sure to win the best game prize for round 8.

GM Adhibaan of IOCL played his favourate Sicilian taimanov variation against IM Ashwin jayaram. Ashwin handled the position to very well in the middlegame and won a pawn. Adhibaan kept on attacking with his queen, rook and bishop on Ashwin’s King.  Adhibaan lost another pawn on 51st move and Ashwin won the game after 76 moves.

_DSC6765IM Thekumar and IM Stany both from railways drew the game in reverse Dutch opening. Stany could not get any advantage with white and both players agreed for a draw after 26 moves.

GM Parimarjan Negi of BPCL was held to a draw by IM Shyam Nikhil in French defence. Negi could not get any advantage in the opening and agreed for a draw in equal rook and pawn endings after 31 moves.

IM Debashish das of Orissa won in style against Vishnu prasnna in white side of Nimzo Indian defence. Debashish got a typical isolated pawn position. He sacrificed a pawn for an attack Vishnu blundered with rd8 and debashish won the game after 32 moves.

IM Aakash and IM K Rathnakaran played a fighting draw in French defence in 66 moves.

 

 

Round 9 Result

 

Name

Rtg

Res.

 

Name

Rtg

IM

Debashis Das

3.5

beat

GM

Vishnu Prasanna. V

3

GM

Negi Parimarjan

3.5

drew with

IM

Shyam Nikil P.

3

IM

G. Akash

1.5

drew with

IM

Rathnakaran K.

1.5

IM

Stany G.A.

2.5

drew with

IM

Thejkumar M. S.

5

IM

Akshat Khamparia

3

beat

GM

Lalith Babu M.R.

6.5

IM

Ashwin Jayaram

5

beat

GM

Adhiban B.

5.5

GM

Sasikiran Krishnan

7

drew with

GM

Deepan Chakkravarthy J.

5.5

Round 10 Pairing

 

Name

Rtg

Res.

 

Name

Rtg

GM

Deepan Chakkravarthy J.

2462

IM

Debashis Das

2507

GM

Adhiban B.

2569

GM

Sasikiran Krishnan

2666

GM

Lalith Babu M.R.

2569

IM

Ashwin Jayaram

2487

IM

Thejkumar M. S.

2452

IM

Akshat Khamparia

2409

IM

Rathnakaran K.

2411

IM

Stany G.A.

2397

IM

Shyam Nikil P.

2420

IM

G. Akash

2343

GM

Vishnu Prasanna. V

2523

GM

Negi Parimarjan

2671

 

Photo Caption: 1)  inauguration of round 9 by Manoj Bari editor deshonati & Mr  Dinesh Patil Sports Director NMU university & Organising Secretary faruk shaikh.

2)GM Parimarjan Negi made another draw ,this time IM Shyam Nikhil Students Of Jains Sports Academy are watching