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Dibyendu Barua comes out of retirement!

by Shahid Ahmed - 13/09/2017

GM Dibyendu Barua comes out of retirement in DBCA Online Blitz Chess Tournament, scheduled to take place on 10th of September 2017 at 6 p.m. on Playchess server. The total count of GMs is 15. 11 IMs and 1 WGM are taking part at this event which has a total prize fund of Rs.50,000 and first prize of Rs.12,500. It's your final chance to play blitz against some of the best players of our country. Don't miss it!

GM Dibyendu Barua decided to come out of retirement in DBCA Online Blitz Chess Tournament. He had already made his over-the-board return early this summer in Xtra Time All India Open Rapid FIDE Rating Chess Tournament 2017


GM Dibyendu Barua decided to come out of retirement in DBCA Online Blitz Chess Tournament

Celebrating 12th anniversary

 

Date: Sunday, 10th September 2017

Time: 6.00 p.m. IST 

Time control: 3+1, 10 rounds

Prize fund: Rs. 50,000

Venue: Playchess

Total 15 GMs , 11 IMs and 1 WGM are participating in a 10-round Blitz Tournament with a time control of 3 mins + 1 sec increment. Total Prize Money is ₹50000 and 1st prize is ₹12500

 


The man who has been unbeaten on Playchess server for online prize money tournaments has confirmed his entry. GM Lalith Babu (Anji). He is the man to beat!

Eight grandmasters including National Challengers champion Deepan Chakkravarthy, national blitz champion Rajaram Laxman, GM Vishnu Prasanna, GM Diptayan Ghosh, GM Debashis Das, GM G.N. Gopal, GM Aravindh Chithambaram, defending champion GM Vaibhav Suri have confirmed their participation

 


Four more Grandmasters have joined and they are Montcada Open 2017 winner GM M Shyam Sundar, Recently Qualified for National Premier 2017, GM Abhijit Kunte, GM Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury and GM Ankit Rajpara

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Webster University student GM Priyadharshan Kannappan has confirmed his participation

 


WGM Soumya Swaminathan is one of the strongest woman chess player of the country has decided to play this tournament

Prizes:

The total prize fund is Rs.50,000

 

Main Prize list:

Place Prize
1st 12,500
2nd 9,000
3rd 7,500
4th 5,000
5th 3,000
6th 2,000
7th 1,750
8th 1,400
9th 1,250
10th 1,000

Special prizes:

There are seven prizes of Rs. 800 each. The condition to claim these prizes is that you have to play all the rounds of the tournament, and cannot leave it half-way.
Place Prize
20th 800
30th 800
40th 800
50th 800
60th 800
70th 800
80th 800
Entry fee:

The entry fee is Rs.500. In this fee you get one month of ChessBase Premium Account worth Rs.125. Before paying the entry fee of the tournament, please ensure that you have a valid Playchess id. You can create one here. The last date to pay entry is 9th of September 2017.

Once you have paid the entry fee, you will receive the one month serial key on the registered email address along with the procedure to extend your account.

Entry fee for students of Dibyendu Barua Chess Academy will be Rs.250 which will be paid directly at the academy.
All GMs, IMs and WGMs get free entry to our tournament. All you have to do is write a mail to us at chessbaseindia@gmail.com along with your name, FIDE ID and the playchess ID. If you do not have a playchess ID please create it from here and share with us.

Contact:

For registration queries contact:

Mr. Shahid Ahmed - 9038139510 email - shahid.chess@gmail.com

The above number (9038139510) can also be used for payment of entry fee via paytm.

Tournament Rules:

  • All the games will be checked by the server engine and by a panel of experts and if any player is found guilty of cheating then the concerned player’s account will be suspended and will not be allowed to participate in any of the future playchess events. The prize in such case will move to the next rank.
  • The provisional standings will be displayed immediately after the end of the tournament but the final standings will be displayed within a week after all the games have been checked.
  • We request all the players to check your internet connection before the tournament. If poor internet connection is detected at the start of the tournament, then the concerned player will not be allowed to participate and the entry fee will be refunded after a minimal amount (around 3-5%) is deducted.

 

  • The Tournament Director will hold the right to reject any entry and entry fee will be refunded (after a minimal amount of around 3-5% is deducted) if the entry is rejected at the start of the tournament. The decision of the Tournament Director will be final.

 

  • After the tournament has started and your internet is disconnected or you exit the playing room, you will not be paired for the next rounds and your entry fee will not be refunded.

How to play in the tournament?

1. Download the free windows software of playchess

 

Firstly you have to download the free native Windows software from here.

Login or create an account

After you have installed the Playchess client. You must login.

Enter your playchess username and password if you have one. (Note, for all the ChessBase Account Premium members, your login credentials will work). If you do not have a Username, you must click on "Create New Player Name" and create a new account. Alternatively you can also create it from here. This is free of cost and gives you free access to Playchess for a few days. After you pay the entry fee mentioned above you will be given one month serial key on your registered email address along with the steps to make your account premium.

The tournament will take place in the newly created Vishy Anand Arena in the ChessBase India room. Registered players should be online and logged into playchess at least 45 minutes before the start of the tournament to confirm your entries on 10th of September.

Click on the ‘Players’ Tab and then click on ‘Join Event’. The Sysop (Tournament Director) will accept your entry. This is subject to the payment of entry fees.

Note: The Playchess id while paying the entry fee and while entering the playing arena on 10th September, should be the same.

 

Official homepage of Dibyendu Barua Chess Academy

 

Check out how the first ChessBase India prize money tournament was conducted.

 

Vaibhav Suri wins second ChessBase India online prize money tournament

Player's list:

Serial No. Name Rating Playchess ID
1 GM G.N.Gopal 2589 ilusionist60
2 GM Aravindh Chithambaram 2579 Refresh
3 GM Diptayan Ghosh 2562 diptayan
4 GM Vaibhav Suri 2560 irus1997
5 GM M Shyam Sundar 2547 kereslover
6 GM Lalith Babu 2525 Anji
7 GM Kannappan Priyadharshan 2515 slogger
8 GM Vishnu Prasanna 2538 Fidodido
9 IM Abhimanyu Puranik 2509 pabh
10 GM Abhijit Kunte 2505 Abhijit Kunte
11 IM P Karthikeyan 2497 Chennaikramnik
12 GM Debashis Das 2493 debashis das
13 IM Nihal Sarin 2485 nihalsarin
14 GM Deepan Chakkravarthy 2466 j2d
15 GM Ankit Rajpara 2465 twentyseven
16 GM Dibyendu Barua 2448  
17 IM Swayams Mishra 2444 Mr bh6
18 IM Sayantan Das 2436 Ambitious
19 IM P.Shyaamnikhil 2434 Pshyaamnikhil
20 IM Nitin S 2423 snitin
21 IM Abhishek Kelkar 2403 livestrong_6
22 GM Rajaram Laxman 2397 Laxman
23 Akash PC Iyer 2390 Jaggi2106
24 IM S Ravi Teja 2383 Ravi Teja S
25 Rahul Srivathsav P 2373 rahulsrivathsav
26 FM Sai Krishna G.V 2369 Pennkrishna
27 FM Fenil Shah 2362 fenil_shah95
28 FM Raunak Sadhwani 2339 devil1234
29 IM M Chakravarthi Reddy 2329 Chakravarthi
30 IM Rathnakaran K 2326 RATHNAKARAN
31 FM Mitrabha Guha 2321 Babysnake
32 WGM Soumya Swaminathan 2320 Travellingknight
33 GM Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury 2317 Sevenstar
34 Niranjan Navalgund 2312 Twentythreewins
35 IM Rahul Sangma 2311 bittu
36 IM VAV Rajesh 2309 rajeshvav
37 CM Aditya Mittal 2289 vinniethepooh
38 FM Ankit Gajwa 2282 Ab de villiers
39 Gahan M G 2281 karnatakangahan
40 IM D.K. Sharma 2279 kakdela
41 R Ashwath 2258 csk
42 Pranav V 2248 pranav_vip
43 Dushyant Sharma 2222 Dushu2930
44 Snehal Vilas Bhosale 2211 BurninggIce
45 Moksh Amit Doshi 2197 MokCa2003
46 Amithpal Singh 2175 Amithpal15
47 Girish B Chandanani 2169 sanjanachandanani
48 FM C J Arvind 2156 junosource
49 Kushager Krishnater 2137 kushu_attack
50 Kavitha JE 2134 jekavitha
51 Priyanka Nutakki 2115 Chess Queen
52 Shantanu Bhambure 2052 Defence1234
53 S.Harini 2047 Hasaka
54 Aditya Samant 2046 adityass
55 Soham Datar 2037 sohamchess64
56 Aakash Dalvi 1969 aakash-dalvi
57 Sa Kannan 1960 NextWC
58 L R Srihari 1959 lsr
59 Kotepalli Sai Nirupama 1949 saraswathii
60 Sayan Bose 1948 bosesayan28
61 Panesar Vedant 1942 Brainboy123
62 Sanjeev Nair 1903 Attacker_97
63 Sandeep Chitkara 1878 sandy42
64 Madhusudan Iyer 1865 Hallabol
65 CM Shahil Dey 1810 Shahildey
66 Vaibhav Jayant Raut 1805 Chessmaster10
67 Rohan Nag Chowdhury 1708 rohannc
68 Sumit Roy 1723 Sumit19
69 Arunachalam 1699 Arunachalam m
70 Suganthan S 1697 sugananand
71 Spandan Seth 1634 Best Angel
72 Samrat Nandi 1631 Samratnandi
73 Debarghya Samanta 1563 tapa1964
74 Yukash Ram E 1553 Iceguardian_005
75 Mohit Swami 1549 mohitswami1022
76 Sanchit Mukherjee 1450 Sanchit
77 Aayush Bhattacherjee 1420 AAYUSH
78 Arnav Nehete 1392 ANN212
79 Aniruddh Chatterjee 1348 Omaniruddh
80 Aadrito Datta 1344 Aadrito
81 Shivam Garg 1309 mindhurter
82 Dhawal Arora 1226 dhawalarora15
83 Rakesh Kulkarni 1217 rakeshkul
84 Soham Mitra 1193 soham_hriddhi
85 K Venkatakrishna 1150 venkatakrishna
86 Antik Kumar 1067 antik2018
87 Abir Dhar Chowdhury 0 dcabir
88 Akbar Amir Ali Pirani 0 akbar_sh_007
89 Anshuman Chatterjee 0 Anshuman
90 Arinjoy Saha 0 Arinjoy
91 Kalpan Bhattacharya 0 Kalpan
92 Natarajan Raja Swaminathan 0 raja3652016
93 Maheshkumar Kudre 0 MDKUDRE
94 Oishik Mondal 0 Oishik
95 Pamir Dhar Chowdhury 0 IvantheTerrible
96 Prachurjo Dutta Roy 0 Prachurjo
97 Ritabrataa Roy 0 Ritabrataa
98 Sagnik Nandi 0 sagnik nandi
99 Satyaki Seth 0 Satyaki2005
100 Vishal Parbari 0 VISHALPABARI
101 Yashwardhan Agarwal 0 yash_a2k

 

Feedback for previous ChessBase India prize money tournaments:

Great management....First time played a tmt with no problems...This was my first online tournament.....And had a great experience hope you all organise this type of tournaments quite frequently.....Would love to participate in your future tournaments

-Ambarish Sharma

 

Thank you. It was really a nice and enjoyable tournament. Hope in future also ... If this kind of tournament once in a month happen it will be brilliant... 
-Mithu Dey (on behalf of Shahil)

 

Although the tournament was organized well,I felt that that referee 1 was somehow inactive. Other than that everything was fine.

-Rahul Shrivatshav

 

The Fischer online blitz event on 12th March was organised in an exemplary manner. Hope we have more tournaments of this stature in future.

-GM R.R. Laxman

 

It was an awesome tournament. I look forward to playing more in such events.
-Snehal Bhosale

 

Thank you ChessBase India for arranging strongest online Fischer blitz event. I have played against high rated players including IMs and increased Playchess ELO from 1953 to 2008! There is nothing better than this a chess player can ask for. Seating at the home on perfect Sunday evening, sipping coffee and playing against famous players in India. Thank you so much for everything!
- Nikhil Joshi

 

I must congratulate ChessBase India for promoting events like this to encourage chess players on Online. Hope all the participants were able to enjoy playing this tournament without any glitch. The opportunity provided by ChessBase India is a welcome move.

- N.V.Nagesh (father of Badri Naryanan)

 

The tournament was very well conducted. I enjoyed playing the tournament. Maybe if possible next time you can use fide rating instead of the playchess rating as many new players started with low ratings. On the whole it was a very good tournament.
- Arjun Kalyan

 

Loved the tournament. Was fun playing against such a strong field without leaving the house. Everything went smoothly and there were no real problems once it began. The only issue I had was the 20 minute delay to start the round. But I guess it's OK since it's the first time. Overall, great experience and would definitely play again. Great work guys. 
P. S-The bonus prizes are a nice incentive for players like me. :P
-Likhit Chilukuri

 

The tournament was well organised. I had a blast playing in this tournament :) It was a good experience playing without time increment. 
-Aashna Makhija

 

Excellent start.  Hope to play more events like this in future.
With warm regards...
-Nihal Sarin

 

The tournament was organized pretty well.. I liked this concept of online blitz tournament. Thank you for organizing this event.
-Akhilesh Nagare

 

I was very fascinated to play in an online blitz tournament for the first time! I did not play my best but I hope that from the next time, I expect more online tournaments from my own country, Chessbase India! I like everything of this tournament! But one thing the time control was without any increment. It ruined the quality of some games. But I hope Chessbase India will look after it and I am already excited to play in the next online blitz tournament!
-Rajdeep Sarkar

 

Thank you for your hard work!. Everything is just perfect for me. 
-Priyanka Nutakki

 

It was a great initiative on the part of Chess base India. Hope you are able to do on a regular basis. It was a great opportunity n looking forward to many more.
-Hriday Bhuta

 

It's a pleasure to play in the ChessBase India online tournament. I never played on board match with an International Master in a tournament but here I got a chance to play against Ratnakaran sir.
What ChessBase India is doing to Indian chess  is superb. Hope one day Anand also gets the same recognition like Sachin and Kohli .
My best wishes always with you.
-Harsh Kanoje, Nagpur

 

First of all I would like to say congratulations for organizing such a mammoth event smoothly without any delays/disturbances. It is really a great platform for the budding chess players and chess enthusiasts (who can't travel more often for the tournaments as players I'm one among them) Playing these tournaments with such a strong field always been a great experience. Especially when you are paired against titled players (one of the best players in the country) it gives lots of encouragement and inspiration! I really enjoyed my tournament session (played with GM Vaibhav Suri in the first round and he became the champion in the end also played with IM Padmini Rout in the 9th round and I drew with her) also lost some games because of time pressure etc. ChessBase India is doing a great job and looking forward to hear from you about the future events like 3rd online blitz and many more (I believe you won't stop this journey for sure.)
-Pavan BNB, Mumbai

Team DBCA welcomes you to take part in this online tournament and celebrate the occasion of their 12th anniversary!

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