Dinesh Rajan M wins 29th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Open B Below 2000 Rating 2023, Sham R second
Dinesh Rajan M and Sham R scored 8/9 at 29th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival Open B (<2000) Rating Tournament 2023. Dinesh won the tournament due to better tie-breaks, Sham was placed second. Dinesh suffered one loss against Feliks Tokhyan (ARM). Sham remained undefeated. WIM Tejaswini Sagar and Anusweud Sasikumar scored 7.5/9 each. They were placed fourth and sixth respectively according to tie-breaks. Top seed WFM Anusha N L V scored 7/10 to secure tenth place. Total prize fund was US$ 6050. The top three prizes were US$ 1500 + trophy, $1200 and $1000 each respectively. Photos: Aditya Sur Roy
India claims five out of top ten
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A total of 264 players including an IM and a WIM took part from 34 countries across the world in the Open B <2000 category. The tournament was organized by Abu Dhabi Chess Club & Mind Games from 16th to 24th August 2023 at Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort in Abu Dhabi Corniche Abu Dhabi, UAE. The nine-round Swiss league tournament had a time control of 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.
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