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Aradhya Garg dominates Nurtr DCA Open Rapid Rating

by Shahid Ahmed - 10/10/2019

Third seeded Aradhya Garg of Delhi scored an unbeaten 8.5/9 to win Nurtr DCA Open Rapid Rating 2019. He finished a full point ahead of the pack of nine other players who finished at 7.5/9. Athul Krishna S and Harshit Pawar also scored 7.5/9 each and they were placed second and third respectively according to their tie-break scores. Total 374 players participated from all over the country including a player from Nepal and a ten-year-old kid from Turkey. The tournament was jointly organized by Delhi Chess Association and Nurtr. Entry fee was only ₹500. Total Cash Prize ₹101000 was distributed among the prize winners. Photo: IA Kaviraj Sawant

Aradhya's awesome unbeaten run

Delhi State Blitz 2019 runner-up Aradhya Garg wins his first tournament of the year by scoring an unbeaten 8.5/9 and gaining 13 Elo rating points in the process.

Champion Aradhya Garg receives his champion's trophy, ₹11000 cash and a shining new trophy | Photo: Kaviraj Sawant

The prizes were distributed by Parth Narang of Nurtr and Ajeet Kumar Verma, Secretary of Delhi Chess Association.

Aradhya's unbeaten run

Top boards in action | Photo: Kaviraj Sawant

The tournament hall | Photo: Kaviraj Sawant

The tournament witnessed a total participation of 374 players from all over the country along with a player from Nepal and a ten-year-old kid from Turkey. The event was jointly organized by Delhi Chess Association and Nurtr on 5th and 6th October 2019 at Arya Samaj Bhawan, New Delhi.

Final Standings

Rk.SNo NameFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
13
Aradhya GargIND20158,50,049,054,051,008
25
Athul Krishna SIND18927,50,053,558,546,757
322
AFMPawar HarshitIND16797,50,052,056,546,506
430
Aaditya DhingraIND16227,50,051,554,544,006
528
Bhandari Jitendra SinghIND16367,50,050,054,043,257
616
Yatin KumarIND17137,50,048,051,041,757
749
Vikas SainiIND14547,50,047,550,039,257
831
Rohan GuptaIND16107,50,047,051,041,256
921
Aansh GuptaIND16827,50,047,050,041,007
1014
Vibhor SharmaIND17307,00,052,557,042,007
114
Mraduhas TripathiIND18997,00,052,056,542,256
1220
Gursimar Singh ArnejaIND16847,00,050,554,539,507
138
Herschelle GuptaIND18187,00,050,054,039,507
1415
Samarth MittalIND17137,00,050,054,039,506
157
AIMBaig AkramIND18317,00,049,551,537,507
169
Gautam SantoshNEP17997,00,049,053,037,507
1734
Daaevik WadhawanIND15797,00,048,552,538,256
1813
Adarsh TripathiIND17477,00,048,052,538,507
1910
Sanchit AnandIND17717,00,047,551,038,007
20137
Satya NarayanIND11417,00,045,049,537,507

Complete standings


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