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Mummana Venkata Ruthvik wins 2nd Sri Chess Academy Rating Open 2024

by Shahid Ahmed - 07/02/2024

Mummana Venkata Ruthvik and Ashutosh Kumar scored an unbeaten 7.5/8 at 2nd Sri Chess Academy Rating Open 2024. The 14-year-old Mummana won the tournament due to better tie-breaks. Ashutosh was placed second. Mohit Kumar Soni, Srivardhan Reddy Devareddy, Hariram Saikrishna Perecharla (USA), Sreetej B and D Lakshmanrao scored 7/8 each. They secured third to seventh place respectively. The total prize fund of the tournament was ₹400000. The top three prizes were ₹40000, ₹30000 and ₹20000 along with a trophy each. Mummana defeated the eventual second runner-up Mohit in the seventh round. The four-day rating tournament was organized by Sri Chess Academy from 25th to 28th January 2024 at S3 Sports Arena in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Photos: V Srikanth/Sri Chess Academy

Mummana's first rating tournament triumph

Mummana Venkata Ruthvik, Ramana Babu B, Ashutosh Kumar and Dhinesh Babu K were the four leaders 6.5/7, before the final round. Ramana and Dhinesh lost to Mummana and Ashutosh respectively in the last round. Mummana and Ashutosh secured first and second place. Mohit defeated Sravyasree Bheemarasetty to finish third. 10-year-old Hariram Saikrishna Perecharla (USA) is the youngest top ten finisher. He scored 7/8 to be placed fifth.

Champion - Mummana Venkata Ruthvik 7.5/8

Runner-up - Ashutosh Kumar 7.5/8

Second Runner-up - Mohit Kumar Soni 7/8

Top 3 (L to R): 2nd Ashutosh Kumar 7.5/8, 1st Mummana Venkata Ruthvik 7.5/8 and 3rd Mohit Kumar Soni 8/9

Mummana Venkata Ruthvik scored an unbeaten 7.5/8 and gained 16.52 Elo rating points

Lighting of the lamp

Inuguration Ceremony

4th Srivardhan Reddy Devareddy 7/8

5th Hariram Saikrishna Perecharla (USA) 7/8

The tournament hall at S3 Sports Arena in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Thanks to V Srikanth for sharing the photos.

 

A total of 413 players took part from various states across the country and one from Australia and USA each. The four-day eight round Rating tournament was organized by Sri Chess Academy at S3 Sports Arena in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 25th to 28th January 2024. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment.

Final standings

Rk.SNo NameTypFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
14
Mummana, Venkata RuthvikU15IND1841VSP7,541,545,542,2507
210
Ashutosh, KumarIND1659Bihar7,538,542,540,5007
39
Mohit, Kumar SoniIND1675Bihar7424638,5007
429
Srivardhan, Reddy DevareddyIND1404AP738,540,534,5007
533
Perecharla, Hariram SaikrishnaU11USA1364USA7384236,0007
628
Sreetej, BU15IND1404TG7384133,0007
73
Lakshmanrao, D.IND1974AP7384032,7506
85
Ramana, Babu B.IND1770VSP6,5434736,2506
912
Naveen, K SIND1629TN6,54145,536,2505
1019
K., Dhinesh BabuIND1532TN6,5414231,2506
1131
Vamsi Krishna, RIND1385VSP6,54042,532,2506
1220
Surada, Yashaswi Satya GangadharU15IND1508AP6,5394334,0005
1323
Aryagopal,IND1483KARNATAKA6,53841,530,5006
1440
AIMChandra, Mouli K R G VIND1317AP6,536,540,532,0006
151
FMSrinivasa Rao, M.IND2067AP6,536,53931,2506
1624
Hriday, Nikshipt AdariU15IND1477VSP641,54632,0006
172
Raghav, Srivathsav VIND2017TG6414531,5006
1811
Samal, AnsumanIND1645Odissa640,544,532,7505
1916
Sameer, Kumar YIND1566TG640,54129,0005
2018
Suresh, KolavapalliIND1557AP64043,528,0006
2117
Vijaya, Kumar A.V.S.IND1564VSP639,541,528,5005
228
AFMGorli, NynaF13IND1713VSP63943,530,0006
23104
Karri, OmkarU15IND1091AP6394229,0006
2439
Kota, Kalpak Harsha KeertanU13IND1319AP6384228,7505
2525
AGMKaryasheel, PIND1476TG637,540,529,7505
2632
Ravikumar, KIND1366VSP6373926,0006
276
Nanda, Kumar T.S.IND1768TN636,54028,5005
2822
Sravyasree, BheemarasettyF13IND1485AP636,539,525,5006
2963
Alok, Singh KshatriIND1202Chhattisgarh6363827,5006
3096
Annipindi, VamsiU11IND1111VSP635,538,527,5006

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