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Rupam, Anwesh and Siddhant Gawai are the winners at 15th G H Raisoni Memorial Chess Festival 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 14/07/2022

Rupam Mukherjee scored an unbeaten 9/10 to win 15th G H Raisoni Memorial Rating Open 2022. He finished a half point ahead of the field. IM Anwesh Upadhyaya scored an unbeaten 8.5/10 to secure second position. He also won the Rapid Rating Open scoring 8.5/9 and finished second in the Blitz Rating Open with the same score. 14-year-old Siddhant Gawai scored 8/10 to secure third place according to tie-breaks in the Classical event. He also won the Blitz event scoring 8.5/9. Total prize fund combining all three tournaments was ₹400000. Top three prizes in the Classical were ₹50000 and a trophy, ₹30000 and ₹25000.

Rupam wins Classical, Anwesh Rapid and Siddhant Gawai Blitz Rating Open

15-year-old Lad Mandar Pradip and Sumedh Ramteke scored 8/9 each. They were placed second and third in the Rapid Rating. Top three prizes in the Rapid event were ₹21000 and a trophy, ₹10000 and ₹5000. Lad Mandar Pradip also secured third place in the Blitz event with the same score 8/9. Top three finishers in the Blitz won a trophy each, the champion won a DGT Clock.

The champions in each format and Top 3 in Classical (L to R) - 2nd IM Anwesh Upadhyay, 1st Rupam Mukherjee and 3rd Siddhant Gawai

Champion in Classical - Rupam Mukherjee 9/10 | Photo: Shahid Ahmed

Rupam Mukherjee scored an unbeaten 9/10, drew with the top seed and eventual runner-up IM Anwesh Upadhyaya and gained 44 Elo rating points

Champion in Rapid - IM Anwesh Upadhyaya 6.5/7

Anwesh scored eight consecutive wins and was a full point ahead heading into the last round

Siddhant Gawai won the Blitz event on tie-breaks

All prize winners

A total of 161 in the Classical, 341 in the Rapid and 259 players in the Blitz including an IM took part in this eight-day three Rating tournaments in three formats of the sport. The events were organized by G H Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation in Nagpur, Maharashtra from 25th June to 2nd July 2022. The time control for the Classical, Rapid and Blitz Rating Open were 90 minutes + 30 seconds, 15 minutes + 5 seconds and 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment each respectively.

Final standings in Classical

Rk.SNoNameTypsexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
15Rupam MukherjeeIND1770WB9,064,067,559,750,08
21IMAnwesh UpadhyayaIND2352Odi8,565,569,557,000,07
36Gawai SiddhantU15IND1767Nag8,063,566,549,750,07
42Mahindrakar IndrajeetIND2002Mah8,063,065,549,750,07
57Lad Mandar PradipIND1746Goa8,058,561,542,000,06
6122Nihaan PohaneU11IND0Vid7,553,558,041,500,06
766Badole ShaunakU11IND1139Nag7,553,557,041,750,06
84AGMKiran PanditraoS55IND1798Mah7,061,065,543,000,07
9120Mradul YadavU15IND0Nag7,060,066,044,750,05
1015Vivaan Vijay SaraogiU11IND1497Nag7,060,064,535,000,07
1118Kherdekar ArnavIND1469Mah7,059,062,037,000,07
1221Saksham SinghU15IND1458Nag7,058,062,041,500,04
1323Pranay AkulaU13IND1428Tel7,057,060,037,750,05
1410Suthar PradipIND1621Mah7,056,560,536,750,06
1519Khedkar PrasadIND1467Mah7,056,059,037,000,07

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Final standings in Rapid

Rk.SNoNameTypsexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
11IMAnwesh UpadhyayaIND2348Odi8,554,559,555,750,08
217Lad Mandar PradipIND1513Goa8,053,557,549,000,08
338Ramteke SumedhIND1392Nag8,051,055,048,000,08
416Gawai SiddhantU15IND1514Nag7,552,055,043,750,07
53FMThakur AkashIND2136Mah7,551,055,043,750,07
615Kherdekar ArnavIND1535Mah7,549,053,044,250,07
747Gaigore SanskarU13IND1345Nag7,543,547,039,750,07
86Mahindrakar IndrajeetIND1844Mah7,055,058,042,000,07
930Chandwani PrateekIND1438MP7,052,055,039,000,07
109Krishna Karthik NIND1661Tel7,051,554,038,500,06
1177Sabir AdnanIND1219Nag7,049,552,537,500,07
128Nichat AdityaIND1730Mah7,049,051,537,250,06
1331Prerak Jayant DarvekarU15IND1417Nag7,048,553,039,000,07
1427Vivaan Vijay SaraogiU11IND1454Nag7,048,051,539,250,06
1512Devansh RattiIND1577Nag7,047,552,037,500,07
1632Nihaan PohaneU11IND1406Mah7,047,551,037,000,06
1710Gade BhupeshIND1615Nag7,046,049,535,000,07
1862Chandrani ShlokU15IND1257Mah7,045,048,035,000,06
1946Tahilianey DhruvIND1349Mah7,043,546,034,250,06
2049Wadhwani KapilIND1312Mah7,038,541,032,000,07

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Final standings in Blitz

Rk.SNoNameTypsexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
16Gawai SiddhantU15IND1811Mah8,556,060,055,750,08
21IMAnwesh UpadhyayaIND2325Odissa8,554,059,055,250,08
318Lad Mandar PradipIND1528Goa8,051,553,545,000,08
43Mahindrakar IndrajeetIND2060Mah8,050,554,548,000,08
576Patil AkshajU15IND1177Mah7,550,051,541,250,07
638Ramteke SumedhIND1345Mah7,545,048,039,750,07
79Krishna Karthik NIND1672Tel7,053,558,542,000,07
84AGMKiran PanditraoS55IND2033Mah7,052,556,538,000,07
981Badole ShaunakU11IND1154Mah7,051,054,039,000,07
107Nichat AdityaIND1730Mah7,049,553,038,500,07
1119Chandwani PrateekIND1517MP7,049,051,536,500,07
1242Tahilianey DhruvIND1331Mah7,048,052,537,500,07
1357Nihaan PohaneU11IND1248Mah7,046,049,034,000,07
14262Vedant NegeU15IND0Mah7,044,046,530,000,07
1583Chaudhary BhavikU15IND1146Mah7,044,046,529,500,07
1685Vishwaditya AwasthiU11IND1144MP7,043,546,534,000,07
1728Sawalakhe JayU15IND1399Mah7,043,046,535,000,06
1831Awghad ShyamIND1372Mah7,041,044,534,500,07
198Himanshu S ChhabraIND1688Mah6,552,057,038,750,06
2075AIMKanwar Raj Singh SodhiIND1180Delhi6,551,556,038,750,06

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