Tetrasoft Grandmaster Open Tournament underway in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: The First-Ever International Grand Master Chess Open Tournament in the state of Telangana had begun in Hotel Marriott on 20th of August.  Known as Tetrasoft Hyderabad Marriott Grand Master Chess Tournament 2019—more than 160 players from across India and other nations, Grand Masters and International Masters are participating in the tournament. The total prize money is Twelve Lakhs Rupees. The Tournament will conclude on 27th  of August at 2 pm with Prize Distribution

To mark the inauguration a symbolic match was played between Grand Master from Russia Savchenko Boris and Bharath Singh Chauhan, Hon. Secretary, All India Chess Federation.

Speaking on the occasion addressing the gathering Bharat Singh Chauhan said India has become the power house of Grand Masters. Currently we have 64 Grand Masters in India. In next three years we will cross 100. India is a Grand Masters country, he declared.

According to Srikanth M, the organizer from Tetrasoft, the first-ever Grand Master Tourney to be held in the state of Telangana comes up with the biggest ever prize money, total prize money of Rs 12 lakh, with first prize of whopping 2.5 lakhs. It is one of the very few chess tournaments to be held in a five star hotel. He informed that the GM open Chess Tournament is being organized after the gap of six years in Hyderabad, the last GM tournament was held in 2013 in undivided Andhra Pradesh.

The tournament is organised by Tetrasoft India, the Provider of Information Technology and Consulting Services in collaboration with South Mumbai Chess Academy and Indian Chess School. Telangana State Chess Association is also actively supporting this prestigious tournament.

Results

Round 1 on 2019/08/20 at 03:00 P.M.

Bo. No. Name Rtg Club/City Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg Club/City No.
1 77
Rakshith Srinivasan 1811 Karnataka – India 0 ½ – ½ 0 GM Savchenko Boris 2576 Russia
1
2 2
GM Smirnov Pavel 2574 Russia 0 1 – 0 0 Aravind P V S 1806 Andhra Pradesh – India
78
3 79
WFM Potluri Supreetha 1805 Andhra Pradesh – India 0 ½ – ½ 0 GM Tukhaev Adam 2541 Ukraine
3
4 4
IM Triapishko Alexandr 2519 Russia 0 1 – 0 0 Akshit Jha 1727 Maharashtra – India
106
5 81
Toshali V 1797 Andhra Pradesh – India 0 0 – 1 0 GM Mosadeghpour Masoud 2509 Iran
5
6 6
GM Vasquez Schroeder Rodrigo 2496 Chile 0 1 – 0 0 Krithigga K 1793 Tamil Nadu – India
82
7 83
Bhagyashree Patil 1791 Maharashtra – India 0 0 – 1 0 IM Khusenkhojaev Muhammad 2442 Tajikishtan
7
8 8
GM Laxman R.R. 2426 ICF 0 1 – 0 0 Babul Mollick 1783 Bangladesh
84
9 85
Sai Kiran Y 1780 Andhra Pradesh – India 0 0 – 1 0 GM Karthikeyan P. 2422 Tamil Nadu – India
9
10 10
Sammed Jaykumar Shete 2416 Maharashtra – India 0 ½ – ½ 0 Harshit Ranjan Sahu 1778 Odisha – India
86
11 87
Dangi Mani Raj 1777 Nepal 0 0 – 1 0 IM Muthaiah Al 2384 Tamil Nadu – India
11
12 12
IM Raja Rithvik R 2364 Telangana – India 0 1 – 0 0 Shravan Swaminathan 1774 Tamil Nadu – India
88
13 89
Vinay R Jumani 1774 Tamil Nadu – India 0 0 – 1 0 IM Rathnakaran K. 2337 Kerala – India
13
14 14
Pranav V 2316 Tamil Nadu – India 0 1 – 0 0 Gurung Bijay 1772 Nepal
90
15 91
Rupam Mukherjee 1771 West Bengal – India 0 0 – 1 0 Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri 2299 Andhra Pradesh – India
15
16 16
Kaustuv Kundu 2295 West Bengal – India 0 1 – 0 0 Soumik Datta 1771 West Bengal – India
92
17 93
Bipin Raj S 1767 Andhra Pradesh – India 0 0 – 1 0 Bhambure Shantanu 2288 Maharashtra – India
17
18 18
Sahoo Utkal Ranjan 2278 Odisha – India 0 1 – 0 0 AFM Choubey Saurabh 1764 Madhya Pradesh – India
94
19 95
Rahul Krishna Viswanathan 1763 Andhra Pradesh – India 0 0 – 1 0 FM Aaryan Varshney 2272 Delhi – India
19
20 20
CM Kushagra Mohan 2252 Telangana – India 0 1 – 0 0 Kabhilan S 1756 Tamil Nadu – India
96
21 97
Abhirami Madabushi 1755 Telangana – India 0 0 – 1 0 Varun V 2251 Andhra Pradesh – India
21
22 22
Nayak Rajesh 2250 Odisha – India 0 1 – 0 0 Aditya Chatterjee 1755 West Bengal – India
98
23 99
Tamhankar Siddhant 1753 Maharashtra – India 0 ½ – ½ 0 Hari Madhavan N B 2231 Tamil Nadu – India
23
24 24
GM Ziatdinov Raset 2228 USA 0 ½ – ½ 0 Bhavyay Gupta 1747 Delhi – India
100
25 101
Sreekar J S S 1734 Telangana – India 0 0 – 1 0 Patil Pratik 2216 Maharashtra – India
25