Moksh Amit Doshi scores GM-norm at Czech Open Pardubice 2022, finishes second
GM Alexander Donchenko (GER) scored an unbeaten 7.5/9. He finished a half point ahead of the field to win the Czech Open Pardubice 2022. Three players scored 7/9 each. IM Moksh Amit Doshi and GM Jiri Stocek (CZE) secured second and third place according to the tie-breaks. They both remained unbeaten. Moksh earned his maiden GM-norm. FM Nikhil Dixit scored his third and Soham Datar first IM-norm respectively. WIM Savitha Shri B secured her second WGM-norm. Her live rating is 2434.8 which makes her now India no.4 among women. GM Harsha Bharathakoti scored 6.5/9 and finished sixth. Photo: Official site
Norms galore for Indians
A total of four Indians scored a GM norms, three IM-noorms and one WGM-norm. The Total prize fund of the tournament was CZK 150000. Top three prizes were CZK 50000, 30000 and 20000 along with a trophy each.
Four Indians scored norms
1st GM-norm - IM Moksh Amit Doshi 7/9
3rd IM-norm - FM Nikhil Dixit 6/9
1st IM-norm - Soham Datar 5.5/9
2nd WGM-norm - WIM Savitha Shri B 5/9
Moksh - Klimakovs, Round 2
39.Ng6+! is such a beautiful move. It spells doom for Black. 33...fxg6 34.Bxg6 Bg5 35.Qxe6 Rc7 36.Rbc1 Qe7 37.Qf5+ Kg8 38.Bxg5 hxg5 39.Rxc7 Nxc7 40.Qc8+ Qf8 41.Qxc7 Black resigned. White's relentless attack gave Black zero chance to save the game.
FM Nikhil Dixit scored his final IM-norm at the same event where he earned his maiden IM-norm three years ago. Now he needs to fulfill the 2400 rating requirement to become the next International Master of India.
Savitha - Bryan, Round 1
White has both her bishop and f1-rook under attack. Black king is stranded at the center of the board. Find out the best way to continue here for White.
A total of 196 players including 9 GMs, 19 IMs and 8 WIMs took part from 29 countries across the world. The event was organized by AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. at Pardubice, Czech Republic from 22nd to 30th July 2022. The time control for the tournament was 90 minutes/40 moves + 30 minutes + 30 seconds increment.
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|2||18||IM||Moksh Amit Doshi||IND||2409||7||48||51||37,75||4|
|3||4||GM||Stocek Jiri||CZE||2548||SK Line||7||44,5||49||37,75||5|
|7||30||FM||Stalmach Richard||CZE||2363||Beskydska sachova skola z.s.||6,5||47||51,5||35,25||4|
|8||20||IM||Tahay Alexis||FRA||2393||Lyon Olympique Echecs||6,5||45||49||33,75||5|