Tamil Nadu’s P. Inyian secured his third and final GM norm

Photos: Niklesh Jain/ ChessBase India

Fifteen-year-old Iniyan secured his third and final GM norm in 41st Barbera Del Valles international open chess tournament, held at Barcelona, Spain from July 4-12. Iniyan successfully finished this tournament by securing second place.

Iniyan scored 7/9, with a rating performance rating of 2644. Among 90 players from 17 countries, Iniyan started as 18th seed and successfully remained undefeated in the tournament.

The talented boy from Erode has a live rating of 2476 – is yet to cross 2500-rating barrier needed to be awarded Grandmaster title.

Iniyan is supported by Olirum Erodu Foundation and the Indian Public school. He is trained under Mr K. Visweswaran in Chennai.

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

Rk. SNo Name Typ sex Gr FED RtgI RtgN Club/City Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3
1 1 GM Guseinov Gadir AZE 2654 0 7,5 39,5 50,0 0,0
2 18 IM Iniyan P U16 IND 2451 0 7,0 41,0 52,5 0,0
3 2 GM Ortiz Suarez Isan Reynaldo CUB 2548 2510 6,5 39,0 50,0 0,0
4 7 GM Stella Andrea 2437 ITA 2504 2464 Sabadell Chessy 6,5 37,5 48,5 0,0
5 30 GM Gonzales Jayson A PHI 2367 0 6,5 35,5 44,5 0,0
6 6 IM Karthik Venkataraman IND 2514 0 6,5 33,5 43,0 0,0
7 4 GM Martinez Alcantara Jose Eduardo PER 2545 0 6,0 42,0 53,0 0,0
8 12 GM Oliva Castaneda Kevel CUB 2491 0 6,0 36,5 46,5 0,0
9 5 IM Asis Gargatagli Hipolito 2570 ESP 2538 2534 Sant Cugat 6,0 36,0 47,5 0,0
10 8 GM Munoz Miguel 2540 ESP 2500 2486 Sant Andreu 6,0 35,5 46,0 0,0
11 13 IM Cori Quispe Kevin Joel PER 2487 0 6,0 33,5 42,5 0,0
12 10 GM Manolache Marius ROU 2494 0 6,0 33,0 40,5 0,0
13 22 GM Himanshu Sharma IND 2420 0 5,5 39,5 51,0 0,0
14 26 GM Perez Mitjans Orelvis A 2487 ESP 2399 2401 Barcelona 5,5 38,0 48,0 0,0
15 14 IM Aguero Jimenez Luis Lazaro 2474 CUB 2473 2473 Torà 5,5 36,5 48,0 0,0
16 61 Kumar Gaurav C IND 2074 0 5,5 36,5 47,5 0,0
17 17 GM Torre Eugenio S60 PHI 2460 0 5,5 35,5 45,5 0,0
18 35 FM Herrera Reyes Jose Antonio A 2384 ESP 2311 2305 Llinars V. 5,5 35,0 45,0 0,0
19 3 GM Guliyev Namig AZE 2545 0 5,5 34,0 44,5 0,0
20 11 GM Alsina Leal Daniel 2556 ESP 2492 2513 Barberà 5,5 34,0 44,0 0,0