Sharan Rao wins LJ Slovakia Below 2300 Rating Tournament 2023, Jeet Jain second
FMs - Sharan Rao, Jeet Jain and Martin Zvarik (SVK) scored 6.5/8 each at LJ Slovakia Open Below 2300 Rating Tournament 2023. Sharan became champion due to better tie-breaks. Jeet and Zvarik were placed second and third. Only Sharan suffered one loss out of the top three. His sole defeat was against the eventual runner-up, Jeet. The total prize fund of the tournament was €4300. The top three prizes were €700, €500 and €400 each respectively. This is Sharan's second triumph of the year. He became Karnataka State Rapid 2023 champion on 30th April. After his triumph in Slovakia, Sharan went on to score his final IM-norm at Karel Janeček Open, 5th Prague International Chess Festival 2023.
Top three score 6.5/8
Three players FM Sharan Rao, FM Jeet Jain and FM Martin Zvarik (SVK) were in the lead 6/7 heading into the final round. Sharan drew with Zvarik and Jeet drew his game against Martin Solcan (SVK). Thus, Shara, Jeet and Zvarik were placed first, second and third according to their tie-break scores.
A total of 137 players took part from nine countries across the world in this four-day eight-round Swiss League Below 2300 Rating tournament. The tournament was organized by Slovak Chess Federation at Hotel Sorea in Liptovský Ján, Slovakia from 15th to 18th June 2023. The time control of the event was 60 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.
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|3||13||FM||Zvarik Martin||SVK||2151||0||Sk Visnove||6,5||38,5||0||5||20||28,8|
|4||10||Solcan Martin||SVK||2165||0||Sk Levice||6||39||0||5||20||11,2|
|6||1||FM||Stevik Patrik||U20||SVK||2275||0||Sk Junior Cvc Banska Bystrica||6||37||0||4||20||-8,6|
|8||12||Holly Andrej||U20||RL||SVK||2158||0||Liptovska Sachova Skola||6||36,5||0||4||20||5,2|
|9||7||Gyerpal Adrian||U20||SVK||2190||0||Sk Cebovce||6||36,5||0||4||20||-2|
|10||8||FM||Zetocha Adrian||U20||SVK||2167||0||Sk Slovan Bratislava||6||36||0||5||20||4,8|
|11||3||Fenik Jozef||SVK||2218||0||Msk Vranov Nad Toplou||6||35,5||0||4||20||2|
|12||11||Koval Jakub||SVK||2159||0||Psk Tatran Dason Ism Presov||6||34,5||0||6||20||0,2|
|13||6||Bango Lukas||SVK||2198||0||Tss Trnava Msk Sered||6||34||0||6||20||0,2|
|14||19||Skreno Vladimir||SVK||2088||0||Nitriansky Sachovy Klub Nitra||5,5||35||0||5||20||4,6|
|15||23||Kulich Filip||U20||SVK||2028||0||Sk Povazske Podhradie||5,5||35||0||4||40||3,2|