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Kartavya Anadkat conquers Birat Rating Open 2022, Ram Prakash second

by Shahid Ahmed - 15/10/2022

The former National Amateur champion, Kartavya Anadkat scored 8/9 and finished a full point ahead of the competition. Five players scored 7/9. Ram Prakash and FM Aminul Islam (BAN) were adjudged second and third respectively according to tie-breaks. Kartavya gained 82 Elo rating points. His sole loss was against the eventual runner-up, Ram Prakash. The total prize fund of the tournament was NRS 460000 (approx. ₹287560). The top three prizes were 100000 (approx. ₹62513), 70000 (approx. ₹43759) and 50000 (approx. ₹31256) along with a trophy and a medal each. Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

Kartavya's first Rating Open triumph of the year

Kartavya Anadkat finished 2021 on a high note. In 2022, he won a few non-rated tournaments including Gujarat State Under-19 Open, State Rapid and Blitz 2022 and State Senior 2022. However, this tournament in Morang, Nepal is his first Rating Open first place finish. He went on to win another tournament in Udaipur, Rajasthan which we will mention in detail in a separate report. WIM Chandreyee Hajra was the highest finisher among female participants. She scored 7/9 to finish fifth overall. The youngest finisher among the top ten was 13-year-old Dev Raj. He scored an impressive 7/9 to finish sixth according to tie-breaks and gain a whopping 195.2 Elo rating points.

Champion - Kartavya Anadkat 8/9  | Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

Runner-up - Ram Prakash 7/9  | Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

Second Runner-up - Aminul Islam (BAN) 7/9  | Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

Top 3 (L to R) - 3rd FM Aminul Islam (BAN) 7/9, 1st Kartavya Anadkat 8/9 and 2nd Ram Prakash 7/9  | Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

Kartavya Anadkat scored 8/9 without making any draws and gained 82 Elo rating points

5th - WIM Chandreyee Hajra 7/9 | Photo: CM FT FA Bhupendra Niraula

The tournament hall  | Photo: Birat Chess Club

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A total of 119 players including a WIM took part from Bangladesh, India and Nepal in this five-day nine-round Swiss League Rating tournament. The event was organized by Birat Chess Club at Panas Party Palace in Biratchowk, Morang, Nepal from 20th and 24th September 2022. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.

Final standings

Rk.SNo NameTypFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 
Anadkat KartavyaU18IND19138040,529,5
Prakash RamIND2032704431,5
FMIslam Khandaker AminulBAN2172704129,5
Ashutosh KumarIND18947038,527
WIMChandreyee HajraIND1812703828
Dev RajU14IND1385703223,5
Hriday PanchalU16IND19326,5040,529
Rahul KumarIND18686,503827
Shashi PrakashIND16996,503827
Kishan KumarIND17486,503726,5
AIMAbhay BandewarIND18846,5035,525
CMChaulagain PurushottamNEP20106,5031,522
Sharma HarishIND2055604028,5
Saurav RoopIND1734604028,5
Deep DasIND14216039,528,5
Tamang ThendupIND1970603928
Dahal SushrutNEP18516037,527
AFMChoubey SaurabhIND1949603726,5
Nath RupankarIND1980603726
Shrestha SumanNEP1759603525


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