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Aravindh Chithambaram scores a hat-trick by clinching 1st Rejoice CTF Rapid Rating Open 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 11/05/2022

After successfully defending the National Rapid and Blitz title, Aravindh won his third consecutive tournament in as many days at 1st Rejoice CTF Rapid Rating Open on 1st May. Five players finished with the same score 8.0/9. They are - GM Aravindh Chithambaram, GM Karthikeyan P, GM Karthik Venkataraman, IM P Shyam Nikhil and FM Niranjan Navalgund. They were placed first to fifth according to tie-breaks. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹200000. Top three prizes were ₹40000, ₹20000 and ₹13000 cash along with a trophy each respectively. A total of 403 players including 10 GMs and 11 IMs took part in this one-day rapid rating tournament held at Rejoice International School, Mumbai, Mahrashtra, organized by Chess Training Foundation. Photo: FM FT Niranjan Navalgund

Five players score 8.0/9

FM FT Niranjan Navalgund is the highest finisher who is not an IM or GM. 14-year-old Ritvik Krishnan is the only untitled player to finish among the top 13. He scored 7.0/9 to finish 11th.

Champion - GM Aravindh Chithambaram 8.0/9 | Photo: FM FT Niranjan Navalgund

GM Aravindh Chithambaram scored an unbeaten 8.0/9, drew with the runner-up GM Karthikeyan P in the last round

Runner-up - GM Karthikeyan P 8.0/9 | Photo: FM FT Niranjan Navalgund

Second Runner-up - GM Karthik Venkataraman 8.0/9 | Photo: FM FT Niranjan Navalgund

4th IM P Shyam Nikhil 8.0/9 | Photo: Aditya Sur Roy

5th FM FT Niranjan Navalgund 8.0/9 | Photo: GM Karthik Venkataraman

A total of 403 players including 10 GMs and 11 IMs participated in this one-day tournament. It was organized by Chess Training Foundation on 1st May at Rejoice International School, Mumbai, Maharashtra. The time control was 10 minutes + 5 seconds increment.

Final Standings

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 
11
GMAravindh Chithambaram Vr.IND25728,053,556,048,25
213
GMKarthikeyan P.IND22958,053,056,549,00
319
GMKarthik VenkataramanIND21928,051,555,048,50
47
IMShyaamnikhil PIND23548,051,055,048,75
518
FMNavalgund NiranjanIND22178,050,053,045,50
63
GMGhosh DiptayanIND24667,556,561,550,50
714
IMRatnakaran K.IND22837,552,556,044,00
84
GMSankalp GuptaIND23627,552,053,542,00
927
IMKrishnater KushagerIND19367,549,552,540,75
102
GMDeepan Chakkravarthy J.IND24757,546,550,040,25
1191
Krishnan RitvikU15IND13467,052,056,041,00
128
GMHimanshu SharmaIND23527,051,555,540,00
1353
FMSamant Aditya SIND15847,050,553,539,00
1432
Bhattacharya Niladri ShekharIND18407,049,553,038,50
1539
CMDev ShahU15IND17187,049,050,536,50
1617
IMSaravana Krishnan P.IND22287,048,551,036,00
1711
IMGusain HimalIND23197,048,052,539,25
189
GMNeelotpal DasIND23387,048,052,038,25
1945
Harsh SureshU15IND16377,048,051,036,50
2031
AGMSa KannanIND18567,048,049,538,00
2122
FMBhambure ShantanuIND21357,047,051,037,50
2238
Aakash Sharadchandra DalviIND17277,047,051,036,50
2367
Suthar PradipIND14537,046,049,037,00
2457
Kherdekar ArnavIND15117,045,049,036,50
2561
Jaeel AtharvaIND14897,045,046,533,00
2615
IMMohammad Nubairshah ShaikhIND22717,044,046,533,50
27114
Daksh GoyalU15IND12397,044,046,532,00
28119
Arnav Mahesh KoliU13IND12357,042,044,532,50
29143
Dhruv Swapnil HaldankarU15IND11697,041,544,532,00
305
IMNitin S.IND23556,553,056,037,25
3168
Potawad AnirudhhaIND14516,552,554,536,25
3212
GMArjun KalyanIND23006,551,555,537,75
3321
IMSammed Jaykumar SheteIND21526,551,055,536,50
3426
FMWagh SuyogIND19426,550,054,536,50
3520
IMRaahul V SIND21776,548,553,036,25
3655
CMKadam Om ManishU15IND15446,548,051,534,25
3723
FMSauravh KhherdekarIND21286,546,550,533,75
3858
Aarav DenglaU13IND14996,546,549,530,50
3925
Chittal SairajIND19836,544,048,033,75
4049
Gupta Rajesh R.S.IND16006,544,048,032,50

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