Mitrabha Guha wins Badal Bhattacharjee Memorial
West Bengal chess has a new star and he's 16-year-old Mitrabha Guha. He is the reigning national sub junior champion and now adds another feather to his cap. The 2nd Badal Bhattacharjee Memorial chess tournament was held from 6th to the 10th of August 2017 in Siliguri. Mitrabha was the top seed and stayed true to his billing and won the tournament. Another youngster, Aronyak Ghosh, about whom we recently reported on our newspage, finished second. Santu Mondal and Tamal Chakrabarti finished third and fourth respectively. We have pictures from the event.
The tournament took place in Uttar Banga Marwari Bhawan in Siliguri, West Bengal from 6th – 11th August 2017 in which 146 players participated across various states of India.
|5||5||Bhattacharya Niladri Shekhar||2062||7,0||0,0||48,0||52,5||38,00||6,0|
|17||23||Meher Rudranshu Kumar||1626||6,5||0,0||38,0||42,0||30,00||6,0|
The tournament was organized by Marwari Yuva Manch Siliguri Branch in association with Darjeeling District Chess Association.
Photographs by: Joint Secretary of AICF, IM Atanu Lahiri and FA Mrinal Ghosh
Mitrabha Guha - the rising talent of West Bengal
Just to give you an idea of his style of play we present to you his win against Jayakumaar with annotations by Mitrabha himself: