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Chess in Lakecity invites you to 8th N L Pandiyar Memorial Rating Open 2023

by Shahid Ahmed - 15/09/2023

The eighth edition of Rajasthan's longest running rating tournament is exactly a month away. Over 300 players including an IM have already registered for it from various parts of the country. From 15th to 19th October 2023, it will take place at Orbit Resort, Udaipur. The first edition took place back in 2009. Kartavya Anadkat won the seventh edition last year. The total prize fund is same as last year ₹1501000. Total number of prizes are 159. There are three prizes worth ₹1 lac and more. Apart from that, there are five prizes worth over ₹50000. So hurry up and register if you have not already. Photo: Tournament Circular/Chess in Lakecity

Who will win the eighth edition?

The first edition of N L Pandiyar Memorial took place back in 2009. Check out the tournament history here.

Who will win the 8th edition? | Source: Tournament Circular


Every day there is double round from 15th to 18th October 2023. Only the last round on 19th October 2023 is a single round.


The tournament has a total prize fund of ₹1501000. The total number of prizes are 159. There are three prizes worth ₹1 lac and more. Apart from that, there are five more prizes worth ₹50000 or more. Two different rating categories have a combined total of 35 prizes which is besides the 35 main prizes. That's not all, there are five prizes each for Veteran (Above 50 and 60), and Unrated players. Best Female, Best Rajasthan and Best Lakecity categories have two prizes each. Five age group categories, starting from Under-5 to Under-13 have ten prizes for top ten in each category.

Entry and Eligibility

The tournament is open to all AICF registered players of the country. Check the table below for entry fee details:

How to Register

Players can only register by filling up the form here. For more details, please visit our calendar.

Players list

1Tiwari, Arjun90620215011337IND2034RSPB
2FMSingh, Arvinder Preet54720215013240IND2032Punjab
3Srivastava, Y.P.7611320215001641IND1963S60Bihar
4Prakash, Ram4852720215014530IND1949Punjab
5IMRamnathan, Balasubramaniam771520215001277IND1918S50Tamilnadu
6Kartik, Kumar Singh95809202146676465IND1901Maharashtra
7Mummana, Venkata Ruthvik38455202125697307IND1879Andhra Pradesh
8Gokulakrishna, S56650202125935500IND1857Tamil Nadu
9WFMPotluri, Supreetha53408202125053094IND1831wAndhra Pradesh
10Raj, D Vyas18534202135078968IND1828Gujarat
11Sridhar, C S443520215000769IND1825S60Tamilnadu
12Dinesh, Kumar Jaganathan13447202146683526IND1788Tamilnadu
13Kishan, Kumar103364202125995650IND1766Bihar
14Yatin, Kumar10043202146605568IND1764Delhi
15Dave, Sneh025099779IND1730AICF DUE
16Dutta, Samaritan36053202125677020IND1724Assam
17Intkhab, Alam599620215034140IND1666Punjab
18Vikash, Nishad13856202125063170IND1623Uttar Pradesh
19Samarateja, K2746202135010166IND1616Telangana
20Dave, Kantilal51820215000521IND1597S60Rajasthan



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