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University of Missouri convincingly clinches President's Cup 2024

by Shahid Ahmed - 30/04/2024

University of Missouri won President's Cup 2024 with a clean sweep. They won all three matches, beating the remaining three teams in the final stage. This was their first triumph of this event. winning team scored 5.5/6. Mizzou scored 8.5/12, finishing a half point ahead of the runner-up - Webster University 8/12. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley scored 4.5/12 to finish third and University of Texas at Dallas secured fourth place scoring 3/12. GM Harshit Raja contributed a valuable unbeaten 1.5/3. GM Grigoriy Oparin and GM Mikhail Antipov scored 2.5/3 each. GM Luka Budisavljevic (SRB) scored 2/3. GM Harsha Bharathakoti made 2/3 for Webster University. Photos: University of Texas at Dallas

Harshit Raja's team makes another first-ever first place finish

Two months after winning Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Championship 2024, GM Harshit Raja's team, University of Missouri won another championship for the first time ever.

Champion - University of Missouri - Team A 8.5/12

4th - University of Texas at Dallas 3/12

Giant pieces at the hall

A total of 18 players including 13 GMs and 5 IMs represented four qualified teams all across the USA. The two-day three round Swiss League team tournament was held at University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas, USA on 30th and 31st March 2024. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move.

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Final standings

Rk.SNoTeamGames  +   =   -  TB1 
34UT RGV30124,5
42UT Dallas30123



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