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2nd Rail Wheel Factory Bangalore - Invitation

by Rajeev Bhat - 28/09/2016

The 2nd Rail Wheel Factory Fide rating tournament will be held in Bangalore from the 8th to 12th of October 2016. Some of the salient features of the event are: a beautiful brand new playing hall, a first prize of Rs. 70,000, a total prize fund of Rs.5,00,000, in all 260 prizes and special conditions for the visually impaired. The last date for registration to the event is 30th September. Three IMs and one WGM have already confirmed their participation. We have all the details related to the event for you. 

Rail Wheel Factory Sports Association (RWFSA), Yelahanka, Bangalore is organizing its 2nd RWF International Open FIDE Rated Chess Tournament at their newly constructed convention hall “UTSAVA” here in Bangalore from 8th Oct to 12th Oct 2016. One of the major highlights of this event is that RWFSA is encouraging Visually Challenged chess players to participate in this mega event free of cost.

The brand new tournament hall

Apart from that, below are some of the key highlights of this event.

  • To encourage chess players at all levels, RWF Sports Association has come up with a wonderful prize structure (5 Lakhs Cash and 152 trophies) including-

    • PERFECT SCORE BONUS prize for the champion if he wins all the matches of this event,
    • DEMOLISHER BONUS prize for the players who defeat opponent of 250 ELO rating or higher in each round

      The number of prizes are humungous
  • To enhance the skill set of budding chess players, there will be arrangements to analyze their games with expert coaches at free of cost.
  • ChessBase India will hold a workshop showing you how to use computers and softwares to become stronger.
  • More than 600 chess players across India and abroad are expected to participate.
  • Top players like Grand Masters and International Masters are expected to participate.
  • There is an immense support and encouragement for Visually Challenged, Differently Abled and Senior Citizens to participate in this event.
  • RWF convention Hall “UTSAVA” is a newly constructed facility which can accommodate more than 1000 players.

Details of the Tournament:

2nd Rail Wheel Factory International FIDE Rated Chess Tournament will be conducted from 8th to 12th October at UTSAV, Yelahanka.The total Prize Money is 500,000/- and Total Trophies are 152. Entry Fees- For Rated Players: 2000/- and for Unrated Players: 2300/- Last date for registration is 30th September.

While the main prize list is excellent, the category prizes are just so tempting!

Women, veterans, and visually challenged are not to be forgotten

Youngsters will be motivated with trophies 

Starting rank

No.   Name FideID FED Rtg sex Typ Club/City
1 IM Shyaamnikhil P 5024218 IND 2421     TN
2   Pradeep Kumar R A 5023181 IND 2318     TN
3 WGM Kulkarni Bhakti 5019516 IND 2311 w   AI
4 FM Nitish Belurkar 5084768 IND 2311   U15 GOA
5 IM Ramnath Bhuvanesh.R 5026598 IND 2307     TN
6 IM Deshmukh Anup 5000564 IND 2230     MAH
7   Dusthageer Ibrahim M. 5028515 IND 2212     TN
8   Hirthickkesh Pr 25012045 IND 2192   U15 TN
9   Lokesh N. 5025044 IND 2189     TN
10   Dahale Atul 5037794 IND 2184     MAH

Complete list of players who have registered until now

download the entire prospectus

About the Author

Rajeev Bhat works at the Rail Wheel Factory and is the chief co-ordinator for the 2nd RWF International Fide rated tournament. 

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