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Last call to register for this Monday's ChessBase India Originals Rapid Open Tournament

by Shahid Ahmed - 19/07/2022

44th Chess Olympiad is now less than ten days away. What if we tell you that we are giving you the opportunity to face two of the Olympians before they start their campaign? That's right, World no.10 and Dutch no.1 Anish Giri and World no.28 and India no.3 Vidit Gujrathi will play a Death Match on 26th July. Before that, there is an Open Rapid tournament we are organizing at Phoenix Marketcity Kurla on 25th July. Top 10 finishers and ten more selected by us will get to play against both of them in a tandem-simul. Total prize fund ₹50000 is up for grabs. If you have not registered for the tournament yet, then do it right away. Last date for the registration - 22nd July. So hurry up and register now!

ChessBase India Originals Rapid Open is just six days away

On Monday 25th July 2022, we, ChessBase India will organize our first-ever over-the-board Rapid tournament which will have a total prize fund of ₹50,000 with the first prize of ₹10000. Entry is FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. Entry fee for others is ₹799 which includes a ticket to the Death Match between Anish Giri and Vidit Gujrathi on 26th July. The event is open to players all over the world.

ChessBase India presents ChessBase India Rapid Tournament with a total prize fund of ₹50000

Apart from the prizes, the top ten players of this tournament will be selected, and ten more spots will be decided by the organizers for a 20-player tandem clock simul with Anish Giri and Vidit Gujrathi on 25th of July 2022 at 5 p.m.

20-players willl get to play a clock simul with Anish Giri and Vidit Gujrathi

Anish and Vidit will get 45 minutes and their opponents also will get 45 minutes to play a tandem clock simul. What does a tandem-simul mean? It means Anish and Vidit, either can play a move on any board of their choosing.


We have tied up with PayTM Insider for you to get a smooth experience regarding the tickets for the Death Match and the Rapid tournament. If you just want to attend the death match, the cost of the ticket is ₹499 and if you would like to attend the death match and play the rapid tournament, the cost of it will be ₹799. You can get it from here.

ChessBase India Open Rapid Tournament

Date: Monday 25th July 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. IST

Time control: 10 minutes + 2 seconds increment each

Number of rounds: 9

Total Prize fund: ₹50000

Venue: Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla, Mumbai

Last date: Friday 22nd July 2022

Details of the online tournament

Details of the tournament

Players list

No. NameFideIDFEDRtgsexTypGr
IMMohammad Nubairshah Shaikh5053196IND2240
IMKrishnater Kushager25041142IND1987
Nadkarni Ishan5021162IND1968
Bartakke Amardeep S.5003288IND1929
WIMParnali S Dharia5043131IND1848w
Boricha Ketan5008719IND1779
Subramanian Pl25012177IND1775
FMPanesar Vedant35033018IND1771
Gautam Santosh12301655NEP1770
Jenil Shah25049445IND1710
Patil Ketan5035040IND1653
Godbole Amar5085764IND1604
Aansh Nandan Nerurkar25922491IND1582U11
Potawad Anirudhha45081506IND1542U17
Shah Jeet45012954IND1540U17
Prabhakar Aariv33428395IND1538U11
Rallabandi Vamsi Kiran25657011IND1526
Suthar Pradip25632272IND1494
Pandey Prashant45018936IND1487
Aryan Gupta35011804IND1476

Complete list

Please Note:

As they will be going to the Chess Olympiad after this match, we will be following the strict Covid protocols when it comes to the safety of the players.


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