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Mitrabha Guha perfect at 2nd Aamdar Chasak Rapid Rating Open 2024, earns a brand new Honda Shine bike

by Shahid Ahmed - 15/03/2024

GM Mitrabha Guha scored a perfect 9/9 to win 2nd Aamdar Chasak Rapid Rating Open 2024. He finished a half point ahead of the field. GM Laxman R R scored sole 8.5/9 to secure second place. IM Kaustuv Kundu, IM Ravi Teja S and IM Ratnakaran K scored 8/9 each. They secured third, fourth and fifth place according to tie-breaks. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹200000 + bike + 97 trophies. The champion's prize was a brand new Honda Shine motorbike. The runners-up received were ₹20000 and ₹15000 each respectively. The top three winners received a huge trophy. The one-day rapid rating tournament was organized by Kalyan Taluka Buddhibal Sanstha on 3rd March 2024 at Navrang Banquets in Kalyan, Maharashtra. Photos: IA Mohit Ladhe / Kalyan Taluka Buddhibal Sanstha

Mitrabha's sixth tournament victory in 2024

GM Mitrabha Guha and IM Kaustuv Kundu were the coleaders 8/8 heading into the final round. GM Laxman R R was the sole pursuer at 7.5/8. Mitrabha defeated the eventual second runner-up to become the champion. Laxman scored a win against the second seeded GM Karthik Venkataraman to finish second. 15-year-old CM Vedant Nitin Vekhande is the sole teenager to make a top ten finish. He scored 7.5/9 to be placed eighth.

Champion - GM Mitrabha Guha 9/9

Runner-up - GM Laxman R R 8.5/9

Second Runner-up - IM Kaustuv Kundu 8/9

Top 3 (L to R): 3rd IM Kaustuv Kundu 8/9, 1st GM Mitrabha Guha 9/9 and 2nd GM Laxman R R 8.5/9

The guests of the day were - Mr. Suresh Shelar, Adv. Shripad Bhosale and Dr. Bhavesh Chauhan.

GM Mitrabha Guha defeated his statemate IM Kaustuv Kundu in the final round to become the champion

GM Mitrabha Guha scored a perfect 9/9, performed at 2674, finished a half point ahead of the field and gained 6.6 Elo rating points

4th IM Ravi Teja S 8/9

5th IM Ratnakaran K 8/9

6th IM Sammed Jaykumar Shete 7.5/9

7th CM Gaurav Rajesh Zagade 7.5/9

8th Vedant Nitin Vekhande 7.5/9

9th Aakash Sharadchandra Dalvi 7.5/9

11th Mandar Pradip Lad 7.5/9

12th IM Nitin S 7.5/9

13th Arvind Iyer 7.5/9

14th Pushkar Dere 7.5/9

15th IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh 7.5/9

Arbiters team

Players in action

Various prizes for the prize winners

The tournament hall at Navrang Banquets at Kalyan, Maharashtra

Parents and accompanying persons could watch the games live at the waiting area
Replay the entire live stream of the tournament | Video: Vaibhav Bhoir

Thanks to IA Mohit Ladhe for sharing the photos, info and live stream link.

 

A total of 639 players including 3 GMs and 7 IMs took part from all over the country in this one-day nine round Rapid Rating Open tournament. It was organized by Kalyan Taluka Buddhibal Sanstha at Navrang Banquets in Kalyan, Maharashtra on 3rd March 2024. The time control of the event was 10 minutes + 5 seconds increment per move.

Final standings

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgIClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
11GMMitrabha, GuhaIND2466West Bengal9556060,0094
27GMLaxman, R.R.IND2201Integral Coach Factory (Icf)8,552,55753,2584
312Kaustuv, KunduIND2158West Bengal85559,550,5083
46IMRavi, Teja S.IND2252Andhra Pradesh85458,550,5084
58IMRatnakaran, K.IND2186Kerala846,549,543,0084
65IMSammed Jaykumar, SheteIND2262MAH7,556,56148,2574
718CMGaurav, Rajesh ZagadeIND1975MAH7,554,557,545,2573
821CMVedant, Nitin VekhandeU16IND1951MAH7,55357,545,7575
910Aakash Sharadchandra, DalviIND2169MAH7,55357,544,7573
1036AGMSa, KannanIND1818Tamil Nadu7,5535745,7573
1114Lad, Mandar PradipIND2060Goa7,55356,543,7573
124IMNitin, S.IND2266Tamil Nadu7,5525745,2572
1326ACMIyer, ArvindU16IND1894MAH-KB7,5525644,2574
1417Dere, PushkarIND1986MAH7,5505443,5073
153IMMohammad, Nubairshah ShaikhIND2269MAH7,549,55444,2573
1643Bhoir, Paras DilipU16IND1792MAH75254,539,0073
1716Potawad, AnirudhhaIND1998MAH751,55539,7563
1811IMKulkarni, VikramadityaIND2166MAH751,553,539,0075
1920FMKshatriya, Nitin VekhandeU16IND1963MAH7515640,5073
2033Ram, Vishal ParabU14IND1836MAH7505439,5073

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