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Kaustuv Kundu conquers 3rd TTCA Rating Open 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 17/11/2022

Kaustuv Kundu scored an unbeaten 8/9 to win 3rd TTCA Rating Open 2022. He finished a half point ahead of the field. S Prasanna and Arpan Das made 7.5/9 each. They were placed second and third according to tie-breaks. Kaustuv defeated the eventual runner-up in the seventh round. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹360000. The top three prizes were ₹55000, ₹40000 and ₹25000 along with a trophy each. A total of 238 players took part in this event. The organizer Tiswadi Taluka Chess Association took the initiative to popularize chess across the state of Goa by organizing tournaments like these. Photo: IA Arvind Mhamal

Kaustuv's fourth triumph of the year

This is Kaustuv's second Classical Rating Open tournament victory of the year. Previously he won the 4th Bangalore Open 2022 in April. Overall fourth rating tournament first place finish and if non-rated events are considered, then fifth in total.

Champion - Kaustuv Kundu 8/9 | Photo: IA Arvind Mhamal

L to R: IA Arvind Mhamal, Chief Arbiter, Ashok Parab, Member Secretary IMB, Guest of Honor, Shrinivas  Dempo, Chairman Dempo Group of Companies, Chief Guest, Mahesh Candokar, Tournament Director, Dnyaneshwar Naik, Chairman Goa Chess Ad-hoc Committee and Dattaram Pinge, Secretary TTCA.

Runner-up - S Prasanna 7.5/9 | Photo: Shahid Ahmed

Second Runner-up - Arpan Das 7.5/9 | Photo: Shahid Ahmed

Inauguration Ceremony | Photo: IA Arvind Mhamal

Making the inaugural moves on the board: Ms Pallavi Dempo and CM Niraj Saripalli.

 

Standing L to R: IA Arvind Mhamal, Chief Arbiter, Prakash Sawant, Sandesh Amonkar, Dnyaneshwar Naik, Mahesh Candokar, Gorakh Mandrekar, Dattaram Pinge, Atish Angle and FA Nandhini Saripalli.

 

A special thanks to IA Arvind Mhamal, Chief Arbiter of the tournament for sharing photos and info about the tournament.

 

A total of 238 players including 2 IMs took part from various parts of the country and one from Hungary. The five-day nine-round Swiss league Rating tournament was organized by Tiswadi Taluka Chess Association at Institute Menezes Braganza Hall in Panaji, Goa from 30th October to 3rd November 2022. The time control of the tournament was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.

Final standings

Rk.SNo NameTypsexRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 wwew-weKrtg+/-
12
Kaustuv Kundu2308W B851,55447,2577,28-0,2820-5,6
23
Prasannaa.S2191T N7,55254,543,256,56,64-0,1420-2,8
38
Arpan Das2052W B7,5495141,006,57,20-0,7020-14
410
Sharsha Backer2010Kerala7525540,2565,710,29205,8
520
Roneet Das1751Nagpur, Mah751,55641,7553,791,212024,2
622
Kishore Kumar Jaganathan1686T N7505338,2563,652,352047
79
IMRamnathan Balasubramaniam2048T N7465037,7567,76-1,7610-17,6
815
Anilkumar O.T.1898Kerala744,548,537,5067,76-1,7620-35,2
918
Joy Lazar M.A.1778Kerala7414432,5066,66-0,6620-13,2
1014
Chandar Raju1934Kerala6,55355,536,755,54,640,862017,2
117
FMSauravh Khherdekar2154Mumbai-Mah6,550,55538,255,57,78-2,2820-45,6
126
FMMaheswaran P.2156T N6,548,55336,755,57,66-2,1620-43,2
1313
Marthandan K U1967Kerala6,547,550,534,255,56,78-1,2820-25,6
141
IMKulkarni Vikramaditya2310Mumbai-Mah6,547,549,534,255,56,80-1,3010-13
1511
Hemanth Raam1987T N6,5475135,505,57,66-2,1620-43,2
1626
Pednekar Ayush1618Salcete-Goa6,54749,531,755,54,191,312026,2
1736
Guru PrakashU151508Mumbai-Mah6,546,550,534,005,52,982,5240100,8
1828
Pranav K PU131585T N6,5465033,505,54,980,524020,8
1932
Vivaan Sunil BallikarU151536Salcete-Goa6,5464931,755,53,691,814072,4
2057
Atharv Nitin NarayanU131319Tiswadi6,5464831,753,52,061,444057,6
2119
Lad Mandar Pradip1754Bardez-Goa6,54548,531,755,56,17-0,6740-26,8
2223
Aadithya Pradeep1678Kerala6,544,54933,255,54,790,714028,4
2342
Gaude Sachin1450Ponda-Goa6,544,548,531,754,52,781,722034,4
2421
Ajay Santhosh ParvathareddyU131725U P6,544,54833,255,55,65-0,1540-6
2527
Aryan Shamrao Raikar1614Salcete-Goa6,543,546,532,505,54,990,512010,2
2612
Sanjay Thakurel1974Mumbai-Mah6,5414431,254,55,75-1,2520-25
2746
Raghav VU131429T N6525635,5051,633,3740134,8
2838
Sandeep Santhosh1495Kerala6495333,0052,852,152043
2954
Parab Rishikesh1344Mormugao-Goa6485130,5052,152,8540114
304
CMNiraj Saripalli2169Salcete-Goa647,55131,0046,69-2,6920-53,8

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