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Ramnathan Balasubramaniam wins 1st SSS All India Rating Open 2022

by Shahid Ahmed - 16/05/2022

Second seed of the tournament, IM Ramnathan Balasubramaniam (TN) scored an unbeaten 7.5/8 to win 1st SSS All India Open Rating 2022. He finished a half point ahead of the field. Umashankar A (PUD) and Sa Kannan (TN) scored 7.0/8 each. They were placed second and third according to tie-breaks. The total prize fund for the tournament was ₹300000. Top three prizes in were ₹50000, ₹30000 and ₹20000 cash along with a trophy for the winner. Total 94 prizes were up for grabs. The tournament was organized by Sri Sai Saravanaa Academy at Sudharshan College of Arts and Science, Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu from 5th to 8th May 2022. Photo: Aditya Sur Roy

Balasubramaniam wins his first tournament of 2022

IM Ramnathan Balasubramaniam (2119) scored seven consecutive victories. He was a full point ahead of the field heading into the final round. A draw was enough for him to win the tournament. That is exactly what he did against the top seed of the tournament, Prasannaa S (TN, 2164) in the final round.

Champion - IM Ramnathan Balasubramaniam 7.5/8 | Photo: Sa Kannan

IM Ramnathan Balasubramaniam scored an unbeaten 7.5/8 and finished a half point ahead of the competition

Runner-up - Umashankar A 7.0/8 | Photo: Sa Kannan

Second Runner-up - Sa Kannan 7.0/8

A total of 272 players including an IM participated in this four-day Rating tournament. The tournament was organized by Sri Sai Saravanaa Academy from 5th to 8th May at Sudarshan College of Arts and Science, Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu. The time control for the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment from move no.1.

Final Standings

Rk.SNo NameGrFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 
12
IMRamnathan BalasubramaniamIND2119Tamil Nadu7,540,543,039,75
27
Umashankar ACCIND1864Pondicherry7,038,042,536,00
36
AGMSa KannanIND1933Tamil Nadu7,037,542,036,25
48
Mishra SanjeevIND1749Maharashtra6,542,045,534,75
51
Prasannaa.SIND2164Tamil Nadu6,541,044,534,75
615
Vengatesh Krishnan CIND1581Tamil Nadu6,539,043,032,75
75
Selvamurugan BIND1953Tamil Nadu6,537,541,032,25
814
Sathyanarayanan S.IND1595Tamil Nadu6,537,040,530,25
920
Siddhesh B UIND1511Tamil Nadu6,040,544,531,25
103
Arnav MaheshwariIND2093Tamil Nadu6,040,044,031,00
1122
Balakowshi D SIND1492Tamil Nadu6,039,042,528,50
1212
Paramasivam M.IND1649Tamil Nadu6,038,542,530,00
1329
Bharanidharan NedunchezhianIND1446Tamil Nadu6,036,038,026,75
1410
Ashvin Venkat GIND1704Tamil Nadu6,035,539,528,75
1525
Yogesh SelvamIND1478Tamii Nadu6,035,539,527,50
1630
Vignesh Kannan PIND1444Tamil Nadu6,035,537,025,00
1724
Darshan Sasthaa MIND1479Tamil Nadu6,035,039,027,50
1832
Rishi RIND1384Tamil Nadu6,034,538,528,50
1961
Srinish Udhayan MIND1254Tamil Nadu6,034,034,022,50
209
Sri Sakthivel Murugan CIND1727Pondicherry6,033,537,527,50
2135
Kannan.VIND1345Tamil Nadu6,033,535,524,50
2241
Nigash GIND1312Tamil Nadu6,033,035,525,75
2313
Subramanian VVTIND1610Tamil Nadu6,032,536,526,75
244
Sridhar JIND2090Tamil Nadu6,032,035,526,00
2568
Marikani KandasamyIND1233Tamil Nadu6,032,033,523,25

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