IM Rahul Srivasthav clinches Telangana State Senior convincingly 8.0/8
Top seed IM Rahul Srivasthav P scored 8.0/8 to win Telangana State Senior FIDE Rated Open. He finished a full point ahead of the competition. Second seeded Bharat Kumar Reddy Potluri scored 7.0/8 to finish second. Seven players finished at 6.5/9, Aditya Varun Gampa secured the third position as he had the best tie-break. A total of 216 players took part from various districts across Telangana in this four-day eight round Swiss league event. Telangana State Chess Association provided financial aid worth ₹20000 each to former National Rapid champion G V Srinivas Rao and M Y Raju. Photo: FA Chandra Mouli
Rahul finishes a full point ahead
Western Asian Youth & Junior Blitz U20 Gold medalist and top seed of the tournament - IM Rahul Srivasthav P won the Telangana State Senior FIDE Rated Open for the first time on 3rd April 2021. He won all his games and made a 100% score of 8.0/8. He finished a full point ahead of the runner-up Bharat Kumar Reddy Potluri 7.0/8. Seven players scored 6.5/8, out of them 14-year-old Aditya Varun Gampa was placed third according to the tie-breaks
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Chief Guest of the prize distribution ceremony was former cricketer Mr. Abdul Azeem (He was the first player from the South Zone and the seventh Indian to score a triple century in Ranji Trophy). Along with him, Mr. K V V Sharma, President, Andhra Pradesh State Chess Association. Mr. K S Prasad, President, Telangana State Chess Association, Mr. A Jayachandra, General Secretary, Telangana State Chess Association and Mr. Ch Ravindra Patel, Treasurer, Telangana State Chess Association were present. Telangana State Chess Association provided financial aid worth ₹20000 each to former National Rapid Champion G V Srinivas Rao and M Y Raju.
A total of 216 players participated from various districts across Telangana in this four-day eight-round Swiss league event. The tournament was organized by Telangana State Chess Association from 31st March to 3rd April 2021.
A special thanks to Chief Arbiter of the tournament FA Chandra Mouli for sharing wonderful photos, info and games from the event.
|1||1||IM||Rahul Srivatshav P||IND||2457||8,0||41,5||46,0||46,00||0,0||8|
|2||2||Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri||IND||2272||7,0||39,0||42,0||36,50||0,0||7|
|3||4||Aditya Varun Gampa||U15||IND||1937||6,5||43,5||46,5||35,75||0,0||6|
|6||3||Raghav Srivathsav V||IND||2099||6,5||39,0||42,0||33,25||0,0||6|
|7||11||Sarath Chandra K||IND||1685||6,5||38,0||40,5||32,00||0,0||6|
|8||10||Krishna Karthik N||IND||1713||6,5||36,5||39,5||30,25||0,0||6|
|9||18||Chidvilash Sai Surapaneni||U13||IND||1624||6,5||34,0||37,5||29,25||0,0||6|
|10||13||Sai Mahati A||F15||w||IND||1659||6,0||40,0||43,0||28,00||0,0||6|
|13||6||Sreehith Reddy R||U15||IND||1744||6,0||37,0||41,0||26,00||0,0||6|
|16||70||AFM||Pavan Karthikeya Varma Gunturi||U09||IND||0||6,0||34,0||35,5||24,50||0,0||6|
|20||41||Sri Charan Sandipagu||U13||IND||1172||6,0||27,5||29,5||21,00||0,0||6|