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Play at the Olympiad Torch Run International Open Rapid Chess Tournament 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 12/06/2022

For the first ever in Chess Olympiad history, there will be a torch relay. Next Sunday, on 19th June 2022, Olympiad Torch Run International Rapid Open Chess Tournament will take place at Indira Gandhi International Stadium in New Delhi. Total ₹1000000 prize fund is up for grabs. That's not all. Vishy Anand himself will be present there. Entry fee is only ₹200. Over 500 players have already registered for the event. A maximum of 1500 number of entries will be accepted. It is a one-day non-rating Rapid Chess Tournament. Check out the article for more details about the tournament and do not miss this fantastic opportunity. Photo: Tournament Circular

Olympiad Torch Run International Rapid Open has a total prize fund of ₹1000000

A maximum of 1500 players will be allowed to participate | Photo: Tournament Circular

Vishy Anand has confirmed that he will be there | Photo: Tournament Circular

Schedule

The one-day Rapid Open tournament will have nine rounds which will be played on Sunday 19th June 2022. Reporting time is 8:30 a.m. IST.

Venue: Indira Gandhi International Stadium, New Delhi | Photo: Tournament Circular

Prizes

Olympiad Torch Run International Rapid Open has a total prize fund of ₹1000000. Top three prizes are: ₹100000, ₹60000 and ₹40000 respectively. Top 20 prizes are there for five rating categories, which includes Unrated players too. Five age groups, Best Female (Above 15) category prizes are also there. A total of 252 prizes in total up for grabs.

Lots of prizes are there in multitude of categories | Photo: Tournament Circular

Time Control

Time control is 10 minutes + 5 seconds increment.

Venue

Indira Gandhi International Stadium, New Delhi

Where to register?

Google form

 

For more details, please refer to the tournament circular.

Players list

No. NameFideIDFEDRtgsexTypClub/City
1
FMDushyant Sharma25065130IND2416Punjab
2
IMHemant Sharma5025842IND2374Delhi
3
IMSharma Dinesh K.5004110IND2252Uttar Pradesh
4
Sahil Tickoo5019710IND2186Haryana
5
Wajih Nassir5000173IND2140Delhi
6
Sharma Harish5006813IND2102Delhi
7
Raghav Bansal25033743IND2079Punjab
8
Santu Mondal5025354IND2075West Bengal
9
CMGarv Gaur45030839IND2062U15Haryana
10
Hriday Panchal33332053IND2020U15Delhi
11
Bharadia Yash45087822IND1997U13Rajasthan
12
Atul Kumar5018510IND1874J&k
13
Soni Krishan5008395IND1872
14
Chandan Mandal5031109IND1858Delhi
15
Aryan Ranjan25072870IND1821Delhi
16
Gursimar Singh Arneja35010557IND1808Uttar Pradesh
17
Aashman Gupta45022500IND1776U15Delhi
18
Mayank Sharma Nandkishore25650092IND1762
19
Meenal Gupta25070479IND1757wSJ&k
20
Ishvi Aggarwal25728890IND1744wSHaryana

Complete list