Anabil Goswami dominates Chess for Everyone Rating Open in Tripura
Anabil Goswami scored an unbeaten 8/9 to win AICF's Chess for Everyone Rating Open 2023 in Tripura. He finished the tournament a half point ahead of the field and drew with the remaining podium finishers in the last two rounds. Prasenjit Namasudra made sole 7.5/9 to finish second. Four players - Debankur Banerjee, Bapu Debbarma, Nalinakhya Kashyap and the top seed of the event, Avigyan Ghosh scored 7/9. Debankur was adjudged third due to better tie-break score. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹33000. The top three prizes were ₹5000, ₹4000 and ₹2500 along with a trophy each respectively. The five-day nine-round Swiss league Rating tournament was organized by All Tripura Chess Association. Photo: All Tripura Chess Association
Anabil's first rating tournament triumph
17-year-old Anabil Goswami started the tournament with seven straight victories. He gained a full point heading into the penultimate round. The teenager drew his last two games to finish first without the need of tie-breaks. This is the first time in his nascent chess career, he has won a rating tournament. Earlier this year, he won a rapid tournament. Tripura's very own Anabil has played 23 tournaments since his first event in March 2019. It was also a rating tournament which took place in Agartala, Tripura.
Chief Guest for the inauguration ceremony was Mr. Dipak Saha, Secretary of All Tripura Chess Association. Mr. Saha inaugurated the event by welcoming all the players. President of All Tripura Chess Association, Mr. Prasanta Kundu and Treasurer, Mr. Mithu Debnath were present during the ceremony.
The Chief Guest at the Prize distribution ceremony was Mr. Satyabrata Nath, Director, Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of Tripura, Mr. Saraju Chakraborty, Joint Secretary, Tripura Sports Council was special guest of the ceremony.
Thanks to Dipak Saha, Secretary of All Tripura Chess Association, for sharing the photos and info about the tournament.
A total of 106 players participated from various states across the country and one from Bangladesh. The five-day nine-round Swiss league Rating tournament was organized by All Tripura Chess Association at NSRCC Chess Hall in Agartala, Tripura from 9th to 13th April 2023. The time control for the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.
|10||9||Shakya Singha Modak||U11||IND||1360||TRI||6,5||43,5||47,5||31,75||0||6||1283||40||-20|
|12||28||Atraya Roy Barman||IND||1155||TRI||6||50||53,5||32,00||0||6||1413||40||74|
|15||22||Aurko Narayan Banerjee||U15||IND||1190||WB||6||42,5||46||28,50||0||6||1275||40||-22,4|
|17||18||Nil Kumar Datta||S50||IND||1250||TRI||6||40||43,5||28,25||0||5||1239||20||0|