Last call to register for this Thursday's 2nd Sultan Khan Cup 2021 Online Blitz Open
Five GMs, 13 IMs, two WIMs from India, Canada, Georgia, Sri Lanka and USA have registered for IPS Academy presents 2nd Sultan Khan Cup Online Blitz Open 2021. It will take place this Thursday 26th August from 7:30 p.m. IST at Tornelo. The total prize fund is ₹100,000. The first prize will be ₹20,000. There are 30 main prizes, five prizes for Women and ten for Madhya Pradesh players as well. Total number of prizes is 97. Entry will be FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. For everyone else, entry fee will be ₹500. Registration is CLOSED. Last date has been extended to Wednesday 25th August 7:30 p.m. IST. So hurry up, register now and be a part of this strong event.
2nd Sultan Khan Cup 2021 this Thursday 26th August at 7:30 p.m. IST
On Thursday 26th August 2021, IPS Academy will organize an Open Blitz event which will have a total prize fund of ₹100,000 with the first prize of ₹20000. Total cash prize fund is ₹92500 and the remaining ₹7500 is 50 annual subscription of hindi chess magazine 'Shatranj Samrat'. Entry is FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. Entry fee for others is ₹500. The event is open to players all over the world. 50% of entry fee collected will go to the family of Late Mr. Swatantra Jain and the remaining 50% will go to ChessBase India Foundation.
The proceeds from the entire entry fee collected will go to charity. 50% of the amount will go to to the family of Late Mr. Swatantra Jain while the other 50% will be instituted as a scholarship for a deserving chess player under the ChessBase India Foundation.
I am writing in reference to Late Swatantra Jain who was an active chess player and chess coach for beginner kids. We have been chess mates since childhood and have been playing chess together for more than couple of decade or so, and I have always known him to be a disciplined and sincere person. - IM Akshat Khamparia.
2nd Sultan Khan Cup Online Blitz Open
Details of the online tournament:
31st - 80th Annual subscription of hindi chess magazine - 'Shatranj Samrat'. This will be only for Indian participants.
Best Madhya Pradesh Player
100th and 150th will get ₹750 each.
Standard Rating will be considered for pairings, a player without a standard rating will be considered as an unrated player. To claim a Lucky Prize, a player must play all nine rounds. One player is eligible for one higher prize only. A player without a FIDE ID will be required to produce a photo ID while claiming the prize. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of the prize.
The entry fee for the event is ₹500.
The tournament is FREE for GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs. The last date for entry has been extended to 25th of August 2021, 7:30 p.m. IST. Tornelo link will close at 26th August 11:59:59 a.m. IST. Registration is CLOSED. 50% of the entry fees collected will go to the family of Late Mr. Swatantra Jain and the remaining 50% will go to a deserving candidate for a scholarship launched by the ChessBase India Foundation.
Entry CLOSED. Titled players must write to us at email@example.com with their FIDE and Tornelo ID to confirm their entry.
|1||GM Narayanan S L||2624||M||No|
|2||GM Abhimanyu Puranik||2580||M||No|
|3||GM Diptayan Ghosh||2541||M||No|
|4||GM Harsha Bharathakoti||2509||M||No|
|5||GM M R Venkatesh||2493||M||No|
|6||IM Mitrabha Guha||2467||M||No|
|7||IM Arghyadip Das||2453||M||No|
|8||IM Sankalp Gupta||2433||M||No|
|9||IM Nubairshah Shaikh||2432||M||No|
|10||IM Sayantan Das||2431||M||No|
|11||IM Harikrishnan A Ra||2429||M||No|
|12||IM Bala Chandra Prasad||2425||M||No|
|13||IM Neelash Saha||2418||M||No|
|14||IM Shahil Dey||2414||M||No|
|15||FM Srihari L R||2414||M||No|
|16||IM Sammed Jaykumar Shete||2412||M||No|
|17||GM Laxman Rajaram||2411||M||No|
|18||IM Bhakti Kulkarni||2391||F||No|
|19||IM Souhardo Basak||2382||M||No|
|20||CM Kushagra Mohan||2351||M||No|
|21||IM Anuj Shrivatri||2350||M||No|
|22||IM PDS Girinath||2335||M||No|
|23||FM Nikhil Dixit||2321||M||No|
|25||WIM Savitha Shri B||2281||F||No|
|26||FM Jeet Jain||2279||M||No|
|27||IM Maka Purtseladze||2274||F||No|
|28||WIM Priyanka Nutakki||2263||F||No|
|29||CM Prraneeth Vuppala||2253||M||No|
|31||WGM Srija Seshadri||2219||F||No|
|32||WIM Priyanka K||2218||F||No|
|33||WIM Arpita Mukherjee||2206||F||No|
|34||IM Suvrajit Saha||2198||M||No|
|35||WIM P Michelle Catherina||2176||F||No|
|36||Namitbir Singh Walia||2093||M||No|
|37||Aditya Vikram Paul||2080||M||No|
|39||WIM Krithikha Pon Namasivayam||2052||F||No|
|40||WFM Srishti Pandey||2026||F||No|
|41||Ilamparthi A R||2000||M||No|
|42||WFM Nityata Jain||1993||F||Yes|
|44||Subramanian A/L Sivanesan||1977||M||No|
|47||Arhan Chethan Anand||1915||M||No|
|56||Krishna Karthik N||1721||M||No|
|58||Hruthik Lokesh Puppala||1677||M||No|
|59||Swayham P Das||1675||M||No|
|63||Riyan Amit Shah||1555||M||No|
|65||Thirunarayanan Sampath Kumar||1518||M||No|
|82||Paras Dilip Bhoir||1236||M||No|
|87||Pranav A J||1188||M||No|
|101||R Mithun Ramalingam||1037||M||No|
|102||Aneesh Krishna S||1032||M||No|
|104||Abhishek Kumar Shrivastava||0||M||No|
|114||Arav Milind Surve||0||M||No|
|115||Archan Dharmendra Pathak||0||M||Yes|
|118||Arya Das Mahapatra||0||M||No|
|122||B M Yishaanth Mukilan||0||M||No|
|123||Bhabnish Kumar Bohidar||0||M||No|
|124||Biswa Kalyan Rath||0||M||No|
|126||Chaitanya Yashwant Bansod||0||M||No|
|132||Gopinath B L||0||M||No|
|141||Kishore Kumar V||0||M||Yes|
|148||Narayan Dutt Purohit||0||M||No|
|149||Narendra Tumbekodige Manappa||0||M||No|
|151||Ohm Tejas Trivedi||0||M||No|
|156||Rahul Anil Bhagwat||0||M||No|
Note: The Tornelo id, while registering and playing the tournament should be the same.
How to play the tournament
Please check the following video by IA Vivek Sohani to learn how to create an account on Tornelo and how to register for a tournament
No draw before 30th move
In all events organized by us, 'Draw offer' before the completion of 30th move is not allowed. If a draw is agreed before the completion of 30th move, the player who offered the draw will be given a loss in that round irrespective of tournament situation. This rule has been enforced to see fighting games on all boards.
Mandatory Zoom Video Call and Screen Sharing
All players must remain on Zoom Video Call throughout the tournament from 7:00 p.m. IST till the end of the tournament. Players without having their camera turned on during all the games will NOT be eligible for a prize. All players must mention their full name on the Zoom display ID and share their entire screen since the start of Zoom call (not just window only). No player will be allowed to enter the room if they do not use the registered player's name. Tornelo and Zoom link will be sent a day before the tournament, once the entry closes, which means after 7:30 p.m. IST on 25th August 2021.
Players are not allowed to spam the chat in Zoom during and before tournament. Queries must be sent via direct message to the Arbiters. Players who disturb others during the tournament in chat will be removed from the tournament without any warning and will not be allowed in future tournaments.
Use of engines is strictly prohibited. All games are being scanned, players are checked through video call. Anyone found adapting any unfair means will be removed from the tournament and all points scored in the tournament will be forfeited. We also have your details and hence you would not be allowed to participate in any future events organized by us.
Contact and registration queries for the tournament:
Mr. Shahid Ahmed (Tournament director) - 9038139510 (Entry confirmations will be done via site only, no whatsapp/phone call confirmation of entries)
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
• We request all players to check their internet connection before the tournament. Minimum requirement is at least 2 mbps broadband. No phone calls/messages will be entertained once the tournament starts from 7:30 p.m. IST onwards. All queries must be resolved before the tournament. Each player is responsible for their internet connection, organizers will not be held responsible for any players connectivity issues.