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Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri victorious at 1st Marvel Rating Open 2023

by Shahid Ahmed - 10/01/2024

Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri scored an unbeaten 8/9 to win 1st Marvel Rating Open 2023. He finished a half point ahead of the competition. Six players - GM Saptarshi RoyChowdhury, Kartavya Anadkat, Naitik R Mehta, Suresh Duvvala, Badrinath S and Vigneshwaran S scored 7.5/9 each. They were placed second to seventh respectively according to tie-breaks. Bharat drew against the eventual second runner-up, Kartavya. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹600000. The top three prizes were ₹75000, ₹50000 and ₹40000 along with a trophy each. This was Bharat's 16th overall, third rating tournament triumph in 2023. Photos: Marvel Chess Academy

Top three remain undefeated

Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri was the sole leader 7.5/8 heading into the final round. He drew against Badrinath S to become the champion. GM Saptarshi RoyChowdhury and Kartavya Anadkat shared the point against Suresh Duvvala and Naitik R Mehta respectively to finish second and third.

Top 3 (L to R): 2nd GM Saptarshi RoyChowdhury 7.5/9, 1st Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri 8/9 and 3rd Kartavya Anadkat 7.5/9

Top boards

Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri scored an unbeaten 8/9, finished a half point ahead of the field and gained 18.6 Elo rating points

Inaugural first move is being made

Asian Youth 2023 Bronze, double Team Gold and a Team Silver medalist, WFM Kheerthi Ganta received a scholarship sponsored by PruferLogic worth ₹1000000

Players in action

The tournament hall at Puchalapalli Leela Sundaraiah Function Hall, Pragathinagar in Hyderabad, Telangana

A total of 285 players including a GM took part from various states across the country and one from Canada and Kenya each in the Rating Open tournament. The five-day nine round Rating tournament was organized by B Rajashekar at Puchalapalli Leela Sundaraiah Function Hall, Pragathinagar in Hyderabad, Telangana from 23rd to 27th December 2023. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move.

Final standings

Rk.SNo NameTypsexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
Bharat, Kumar Reddy PoluriIND2133TG8556052,7507
GMRoy Chowdhury, SaptarshiIND2259WB7,55559,548,7506
Anadkat, KartavyaIND2174GJ7,55458,547,2506
Mehta, Naitik RIND1953GJ7,55357,546,2507
Suresh, DuvvalaIND1603TG7,55054,542,7507
Badrinath, S.IND2040PY7,547,551,542,0007
Vigneshwaran, SIND1637TN7,5474939,2507
Praveen, Prasad P.IND2117TG75357,542,5006
Nigash, GIND1772TN75154,539,7506
AFMMy, AdityaIND1549AP749,55338,0007
Joshi, TejasIND1651MH749,55237,7506
CMJoel, Paul GantaIND2163AP7495237,0007
Mahindrakar, IndrajeetIND2057MH7495236,5007
Tanmay, Talin BeheraU13IND1364OR74749,534,5007
Divith, Reddy AdullaU07IND1450TG74548,535,2506
FMMd, ImranU15IND2174AP6,5535840,2506
FMRamakrishna, J.IND1931Union Bank of India6,55256,537,7506
AGMKaryasheel, PIND1460TG6,547,55234,7506
ACMAylore, Hari SuryanarayanaU11IND1191AP6,546,55035,0006
Santosh, HariharanU11IND1310TG6,54548,533,2505
Sreetej, BU13IND1334TG6,5454830,0006
Anirudh, Rajan PIND1374TN6,544,54832,2506
Rohit, YarakalaIND1345TG6,54448,532,2506
AFMRohan, Kumar GourabathuniU13IND1345TG6,5414532,7504
Penugonda, Sethu SrivathsaU15IND1092TG6,540,542,528,7506



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