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Chhattisgarh CM Trophy GM Masters R4: Ayush Sharma superb against Shyam Sundar

by Shahid Ahmed - 23/09/2022

Top seed of the tournament, GM Levan Pantsulaia (GEO) has emerged as the sole leader 4/4 at Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Trophy GM Masters 2022. Chidvilash Sai Surapaneni held the legendary Polish GM Michal Krasenkow to a draw. Ten players are trailing by a half point at 3.5/4 each. Six of them are Indians - Chidvilash, IM Aronyak Ghosh, IM Himal Gusain, GM Laxman R R, GM Mitrabha Guha and IM Harshavardhan G B. FM Ayush Sharma scored the biggest win of the round as he scored a thumping victory over GM Shyam Sundar M. Praloy Sahoo scored an impressive win against IM Avinash Ramesh. Round 5 starts today at 3 p.m. IST. Photo: Mukesh Tandi

Levan Pantsulaia gains sole lead

FM Vedant Panesar, Srihari L, FM Aaryan Varshney, Gaurav Rajesh Zagade, CM Mayank Chakraborty, Harshit Pawar, CM Vinod Kumar Sharma and Indrajeet Mahindrakar drew with IM Nubairshah Shaikh, IM Neelash Saha, GM Luka Paichadze, IM Rajesh Vav, IM Srinath Rao S V, IM Kushagra Mohan, IM Ratnakaran K and WGM Srija Seshadri. Utsab Chatterjee defeated IM Nisha Mohota

FM Ayush Sharma scored a smashing victory over GM Shyam Sundar | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

GM Michal Krasenkow (POL) - Chidvilash Sai Surapaneni: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

Ayush - Shyam: 1-0

GM Shyam Sundar M (2526) went wrong early in the opening against FM Ayush Sharma (2200).

Position after 10.Nb6

Black neglected the development of his pieces with moves like 8...Rc8 and 9...b5. White immediately struck 10.Nb6 Rb8 11.a4 bxa4 12.Rxa4 Nd4 13.Nbd5 Rxb2 14.Bxd4 exd4 15.Qxd4 White is in complete control. Ayush converted his decisive advantage into a win comfortably.

Srihari L - IM Neelash Saha: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

GM Luka Paichadze (GEO) - FM Aaryan Varshney: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

Utsab Chatterjee - IM Nisha Mohota: 1-0 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

Gaurav Rajesh Zagade - IM Rajesh Vav: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

IM Srinath Rao S V - CM Mayank Chakraborty: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

IM Kushagra Mohan - Harshit Pawar: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

CM Vinod Kumar Sharma - IM Ratnakaran K: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

Praloy - Avinash: 1-0

Praloy Sahoo (2117) defeated IM Avinash Ramesh (2328) after the latter made a bigger mistake trying to correct his first one.

Position after 19...Nd5

18...Nxe4 was not a good idea in the first place. 18...Qb6 was a better option. 19.Qg4 Nxd5 20.Qxe4 Ra4 21.a3 Nxb4 22.b3

Position after 22.b3

Despite both rook and knight being under attack, Black can still save the game 22...Rd8 23.bxa4 Rd4 24.Qb1 Qc7 the position is very sharp and finding this line was certainly not an easy task. 22...Qc7 23.Bc4 Qa5 24.0-0 and White won the game in another five moves.

Praloy Sahoo - IM Avinash Ramesh: 1-0 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

WGM Srija Seshadri - Indrajeet Mahindrakar: 0.5-0.5 | Photo: Mukesh Tandi

For more Round 4 photos, please click here.

 

A total of 127 players including 15 GMs, 23 IMs, 3 WGMs and 11 WIMs are taking part from 14 countries across the world including India in the Masters section. The tournament is organized by Chhattisgarh Pradesh Shatranj Sangh from 19th to 28th September 2022 at Hotel Grand Imperia in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The ten-round Swiss league tournament has a time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes with 30 seconds increment from move 1.

Replay Round 4 games

Round 4 results

Bo.No. NameRtgClub/CityPts.ResultPts.NameRtgClub/City No.PGN
114
GMDeepan Chakkravarthy J.2439RLYS30 - 13GMPantsulaia Levan2596GEO
1PGN
215
IMTahbaz Arash2437IRI3½ - ½3GMSavchenko Boris2547RUS
3PGN
34
GMKrasenkow Michal2545POL3½ - ½3Chidvilash Sai Surapaneni2000TEL
107PGN
46
IMAronyak Ghosh2519WB1 - 03IMAjay Karthikeyan2422TN
19PGN
527
IMGusain Himal2359RLYS1 - 0IMKoustav Chatterjee2513WB
7PGN
631
IMRaahul V S2345TN0 - 1GMBatchuluun Tsegmed2478MGL
9PGN
710
GMMitrabha Guha2471WB1 - 0IMViani Antonio Dcunha2348KAR
30PGN
832
FMPanesar Vedant2336MAH½ - ½IMMohammad Nubairshah Shaikh2461MAH
11PGN
958
Srihari L2214PON½ - ½IMNeelash Saha2454WB
13PGN
1018
IMHarshavardhan G B2429TN1 - 0FMAradhya Garg2332DEL
33PGN
1122
GMLaxman R.R.2388ICF1 - 0Tiwari Arjun2034RLYS
103PGN
122
GMPaichadze Luka2560GEO2½ - ½2FMAaryan Varshney2263DEL
48PGN
1360
FMAyush Sharma2200MP21 - 02GMShyam Sundar M.2526TN
5PGN
1462
Masango Spencer2192ZIM20 - 12GMNeverov Valeriy2430UKR
17PGN
1520
IMNitish Belurkar2419GOA21 - 02IMSaravana Krishnan P.2261TN
49PGN
1621
IMNitin S.2416TN21 - 02FMMohamed Anees M2204TN
59PGN
1767
WFMPandey Srishti2173MAH20 - 12GMSaptarshi Roy2388WB
23PGN
1826
FMPanda Sambit2363ODI21 - 02Dhananjay S2197CG
61PGN
1928
Kaustuv Kundu2358WB21 - 02FMMahitosh Dey2176ODI
66PGN
2034
Utsab Chatterjee2332WB21 - 02IMMohota Nisha2166PSPB
68PGN

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Round 5 pairings

Bo.No. NameRtgClub/CityPts.ResultPts.NameRtgClub/City No.
11
GMPantsulaia Levan2596GEO4GMKrasenkow Michal2545POL
4
23
GMSavchenko Boris2547RUSIMHarshavardhan G B2429TN
18
36
IMAronyak Ghosh2519WBIMTahbaz Arash2437IRI
15
49
GMBatchuluun Tsegmed2478MGLGMLaxman R.R.2388ICF
22
5107
Chidvilash Sai Surapaneni2000TELGMMitrabha Guha2471WB
10
611
IMMohammad Nubairshah Shaikh2461MAH3IMGusain Himal2359RLYS
27
713
IMNeelash Saha2454WB33FMPanda Sambit2363ODI
26
828
Kaustuv Kundu2358WB33GMDeepan Chakkravarthy J.2439RLYS
14
917
GMNeverov Valeriy2430UKR33FMPanesar Vedant2336MAH
32
1019
IMAjay Karthikeyan2422TN33Utsab Chatterjee2332WB
34
1136
WGMDivya Deshmukh2330MAH33IMNitish Belurkar2419GOA
20
1221
IMNitin S.2416TN33IMChakravarthi Reddy M2306TEL
42
1323
GMSaptarshi Roy2388WB33Srihari L2214PON
58
147
IMKoustav Chatterjee2513WB3FMAyush Sharma2200MP
60
1553
WIMChitlange Sakshi2252MAHGMPaichadze Luka2560GEO
2
1648
FMAaryan Varshney2263DELGMVenkatesh M.R.2481TN
8
1764
IMDeshmukh Anup2176MAHIMSammed Jaykumar Shete2387MAH
24
1825
GMNguyen Duc Hoa2365VIEWIMMrudul Dehankar2256MAH
50
1930
IMViani Antonio Dcunha2348KARGaurav Rajesh Zagade2160MAH
69
2088
Bharadia Yash2085RAJIMRaahul V S2345TN
31

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