chessbase india logo

Vikramaditya Kulkarni dominates 8th Kurukshetra Rating Open 2023

by Shahid Ahmed - 12/12/2023

IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni scored an unbeaten 8.5/9 to win 8th Kurukshetra Rating Open 2023. He finished a staggering one and a half points ahead of the field. Six players - Dangmei Bosco, Silkam Sangma, Soram Rahul Singh, Cheniram Pegu, Neelabh Jyoti Borthakur and Abhash Roimya Saikia scored 7/9 each. They were placed second and seventh respectively. Abhash was the youngest finisher among the top ten.  The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹359500. The top three prizes were ₹40000, ₹30000 and ₹22000 along with a trophy each respectively. This was Vikramaditya's seventh overall, second rating tournament triumph of the year. He went on to win Bijnor Rating Open 2023 immediately after this event. Photos: IA Arun Singh

Vikramaditya's seventh tournament triumph of the year

IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni had a full point lead 7.5/8 heading into the final round. He defeated Projit Phukon in the final round to become a clear champion and finish 1.5 points ahead of the field.

Top 3 (L to R): 3rd Silkam Sangma 7/9, 2nd Dangmei Bosco 7/9 and 1st IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni 8.5/9

IM Vikramaditya Kulkarni scored an unbeaten 8.5/9, including a double hat-trick in his last six games

Arbiters' team (L to R): SNA Rajneesh Verma, IA Asit Baran Choudhury, SNA Rajkumar Baruah and FA Golap Chandra Gogoi

A total of 158 players including two IMs took part from various states across the country in this five-day nine round Rating Open tournament. It was organized by Guardians of Greater Dibrugarh Chess Players in association with D H S K College, Dibrugarh and Dibrugarh District Chess Association at D H S K College in Nepal from 23rd to 27th November 2023. The time control of the event was 90 minutes  + 30 seconds increment per move.

Final standings

Rk.SNoNameTypsexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12IMKulkarni VikramadityaIND2209MAH8,55053,551,0008
23Dangmei BoscoIND1904MANI75559,544,2506
311Silkam SangmaIND1676MEGH751,555,542,5005
45Singh Soram RahulIND1839ASM7515538,0006
57Cheniram PeguIND1725DBRG750,55439,2506
68Neelabh Jyoti BorthakurIND1722ASM750,55339,0006
74Abhash Roimya SaikiaU15IND1885DBRG748,553,539,5007
86Projit PhukonIND1758ASM6,551,553,534,5006
918Saurabh KumarIND1484BIH6,549,553,536,2506
1010Subhajit DharIND1701ASM6,547,551,534,5005
111IMMishra Neeraj-KumarS50IND2232JHAR6,546,550,535,2504
129Iftikar Alom MazumdarIND1703ASM6,5465034,0006
1324Mani SarbarthoU07IND1418WB6,545,549,533,7506
1413Swapnaneel DowerahIND1612DBRG6,5444833,7505
1517Abinash P GogoiIND1485ASM6,542,545,529,2506
1615Anuraag SaikiaIND1531ASM648,553,533,0006
17153Swarnava RoyIND0WB646,551,533,2505
1820Chiraranjan BhuyanS50IND1474ASM646,549,529,5006
1929Purnananda BuragohainS50IND1347ASM645,548,527,0006
2021AFMAbhigyan GoswamiU15IND1459ASM645,54727,5006


Related news:
Iftikar Alom Mazumdar convincingly clinches 2nd Lt. Diloo Dhar Memorial Rating Open 2024

@ 14/04/2024 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Kumar Gaurav superb at 1st Sakatam Rating Open 2024

@ 09/04/2024 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Kumar Gaurav triumphs at South Point School Guwahati Rating Open 2023

@ 07/01/2024 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Samyak Dharewa sensational at All India School Rating Open 2023 with a perfect 9/9

@ 26/11/2023 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Kartavya Anadkat dominates 5th Ayodhana Rating Open 2023 with a perfect 9/9

@ 25/07/2023 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Khumukcham Sanjoy Singh dominates 7th Kurukshetra Rating Open 2022

@ 11/01/2023 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Mayank Chakraborty wins 20th North East India Chess Championship 2022

@ 09/01/2023 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Rohit Gurung wins 1st Abja Suresh Memorial Rating Open 2022

@ 06/01/2023 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Kishore Kumar Jaganathan conquers 1st Karimganj Rating Open 2022 with a round to spare

@ 22/12/2022 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Mohit Kumar Soni clinches 4th CPPA Rating Open 2022

@ 29/11/2022 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Mayank Chakraborty dominates 1st All Assam Rapid and Blitz Rating 2022

@ 15/09/2022 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Kumar Gaurav triumphs at 1st Juii Bora Rating Open 2022

@ 12/08/2022 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Arpan Das wins 4th Ayodhana International Rating Open 2022

@ 04/08/2022 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
The star from Assam, Shahil Dey scores his first GM norm

@ 16/06/2022 by Himank Ghosh (en)
Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury wins 1st ONGC Jorhat Open 2020

@ 15/02/2020 by Shahid Ahmed (en)
Silchar Open 2018: Barua held and Sayantan stunned in round 4

@ 29/09/2018 by Nongsha Angom (en)
1st ever FIDE rated tournament in Silchar begins!

@ 27/09/2018 by Nongsha Angom (en)

Contact Us