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Siddhant Gawai claims a double at 17th G H Raisoni Memorial Chess Festival 2024

by Shahid Ahmed - 06/07/2024

16-year-old Siddhant Gawai scored an unbeaten 10/11 to win 17th G H Raisoni Memorial Rating Open 2024. IM Anwesh Upadhyaya also scored the same. He secured second place on tie-breaks. Siddhant defeated Anwesh in the sixth round. FM Sauravh Khherdekar scored sole 9/11 to finish third. Sidhant won the Rapid Rating Open scoring 8/9. Four more players - Anwesh, Sauravh, Shaunak Badole and CM Vaibhav Jayant Raut finished with the same score 8/9. They were placed second to fifth respectively according to tie-breaks. Vaibhav became champion in the Blitz Rating Open scoring an unbeaten 8.5/9. He finished a half point ahead of the rest. Teenagers - CM Arush Chitre, Bhaavan Kolla and Ansh Dhanvij scored 8/9 each to be placed second, third and fourth respectively. The total prize fund combining all three tournaments was ₹451000. Top three prizes in the Classical were ₹51000 and a trophy, ₹31000 and ₹26000 each. Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Vaibhav Jayant Raut dominates Blitz Rating Open

Siddhant Gawai won both Classical and Rapid Rating tournaments. Back in 2022, Siddhant won the 15th edition of Blitz Rating Open. Thus, he has now won all three formats at G H Raisoni Memorial Chess Festival. These two are Siddhant's first two rating tournament triumphs of the year. Top three prizes in the Rapid event were ₹31000 and a trophy, ₹20000 and ₹10000 each. Classical and Rapid events witnessed same top three finishers in the exact same order, only the score is different. The top three finishers in the Blitz won a trophy each, the champion won a DGT Clock. It was also CM Vaibhav Jayant Raut's first rating open tournament victory in 2024.

Champion in Classical - Siddhant Gawai 10/11 | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Top five (L to R): 5th Bhaavan Kolla 8.5/11, 4th Nihaan Pohane 8.5/11, 3rd FM Sauravh Khherdekar 9/11, 1st Siddhant Gawai 10/11 and 2nd IM Anwesh Upadhyaya 10/11 | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Siddhant Gawai scored an unbeaten 10/11, won the tournament on tie-breaks and gained 91.6 Elo rating points

Group photo of the prize winners in Classical Rating Open | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Inauguration Ceremony | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Advocate Sandeep Shastri, making the inaugural first move of the Rapid Rating Open | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Champion in Rapid - Siddhant Gawai 8/9 | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

Siddhant Gawai scored 8/9, made no draws, won the tournament on tie-breaks and increased his Elo rating by 20.4 points

Blitz Champion - CM Vaibhav Jayant Raut (fourth from right) 8.5/9 | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

CM Vaibhav Jayant Raut scored 8.5/9, remained undefeated, finished a half point ahead of the rest and gained 24.2 Elo rating points

Group photo of the prize winners | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

The organizing team | Photo: Bhushan Shriwas

A total of 274 players including an IM took part from various parts of the country in this six-day eleven-round Swiss League Rating Open. The tournament was organized by G H Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation at G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology in Nagpur, Maharashtra from 9th to 14th June. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment.

Final standings in Classical

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
13Gawai, SiddhantIND19661082,58879,7509
21IMAnwesh, UpadhyayaIND235410808777,00010
32FMSauravh, KhherdekarIND2030980,58565,0009
410Nihaan, PohaneU13IND17478,5788462,5007
54Kolla, BhaavanU13IND19228,57782,560,2508
66Mishra, SanjeevIND18758,5758161,7507
727Gandhi, SamarthIND16568,571,57554,7508
828Rashmika, MaringantiF18wNagpurIND16498,56872,555,2508
99Borse, VaibhavIND1758878,582,555,2507
1013Badole, ShaunakU13NagpurIND17168768254,5008
1119Shriram, Kailas MhasaneIND167987479,553,0007
1232Ayaan, PhutaneU09IND16358747851,0007
1314Arjun, SinghU09IND169587276,553,5007
1436Shirbhate, SuryanshIND1613870,57347,0007
1518Ehaan, ShaikhU15IND168287074,552,2506
1647Walde, HarshalIND15908707350,0007
1751Nigudkar, AmeyaIND157686871,548,0008
1823Sundar, Divij PU13IND16678677047,7507
1916Aole, SangharshIND16857,572,576,548,5007
2043Pari, TiwariF15wIND15947,57173,545,2507

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A total of 443 players including an IM took part from various locations all over India and one from the Netherlands Antilles in this two-day nine-round Swiss League Rapid Rating Open. The tournament was organized by G H Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation at G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology in Nagpur, Maharashtra on 15th and 16th June. The time control of the event was 15 minutes + 5 seconds increment.

Final standings in Rapid

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
16Gawai, SiddhantNagpurIND1937Maharashtra8545952,0008
21IMAnwesh, UpadhyayaIND2309Orissa85456,549,0007
34FMSauravh, KhherdekarIND1961Maharashtra849,553,548,0008
413Badole, ShaunakU13NagpurIND1835Maharashtra8495448,0008
52CMVaibhav, Jayant RautNagpurIND2104Maharashtra8495347,0008
612CMChitre, ArushU15NagpurIND1840Maharashtra7,552,556,544,5007
710Dishank, Sachin BajajNagpIND1867Maharashtra7,55155,544,0007
83FMThakur, AkashNagpurIND2082Maharashtra7,550,555,545,5007
955Pal, VedikaF11wIND1615Rajasthan7,546,55040,5007
1057Bajaj, ShraddhaF15wNagpurIND1608Maharashtra753,557,541,5007
1118Kolla, BhaavanU13IND1803Andhra Pradesh75356,540,5007
125Aishwin, DanielIND1939Madhya Pradesh7525642,2506
1326Prerak, Jayant DarvekarNagpurIND1698Maharashtra7525640,0007
1448Gaikwad, SantoshIND1636749,552,537,7506
1515Mishra, SanjeevIND1825Maharashtra749,551,536,5007
1621Wairagade, KhushNagpurIND1772Maharashtra748,552,540,0007
1734Maras, Sahejveer SinghU11NagpurIND1666Maharashtra74851,536,7506
1829AFMVandan, Alankar SawaiU13IND1688New Delhi7475036,5007
1924Thakur, AaritU13NagpurIND1726Maharashtra74749,535,5007
2020Aadish, ShahU15IND1774Gujarat746,550,537,5007

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A total of 345 players including an IM took part from various places all over the country and one from the Netherlands Antilles in this one-day nine-round Swiss League Blitz Rating Open. The tournament was organized by G H Raisoni Sports and Cultural Foundation and Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation at G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology in Nagpur, Maharashtra on 16th June. The time control of the event was 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment.

Final standings in Blitz

Rk.SNoNameTypsexGrFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3  TB4  TB5 
12CMVaibhav, Jayant RautNagpIND2106Maharashtra8,553,55854,0008
23CMChitre, ArushU15NagpIND2064Maharashtra853,55648,0007
312Kolla, BhaavanU15IND1776Andhra Pradesh8505446,5008
411Dhanvij, AnshU18NagpIND1804Maharashtra849,554,547,5008
51IMAnwesh, UpadhyayaIND2337Orissa7,555,56148,5007
69Mishra, SanjeevIND18357,5505546,0007
77AIMAbhay, BandewarIND1902Madhya Pradesh7,548,55141,7507
828Sai, Shravan RIND1657Tamilnadu7,5475140,7507
965Aadish, ShahU15IND1551Gujarat7566043,5007
1026AFMVandan, Alankar SawaiU15IND1688New Delhi7545944,5007
114Gawai, SiddhantU18NagpIND2005Maharashtra751,55642,0007
1248Gaigore, SanskarU15NagpIND1580Maharashtra75153,539,5007
1320Nihaan, PohaneU15IND1713Maharashtra7505338,0007
14118Palaash, Suyog MaparaU11IND1486Maharashtra749,553,540,0007
1518Prerak, Jayant DarvekarU18IND1725Maharashtra748,552,540,0007
1629Spandan, P SethNagpIND1654Maharashtra748,552,538,5007
1740Chirag, LahotiU11NagpIND1612Maharashtra747,55238,0007
1884Gupta, Pratham ArpitU18IND1522Maharashtra745,548,535,0007
1931Mudliyar, KshitijNagpIND1650Maharashtra (Aicf & Mca Due)7454733,0007
2088Ansh, KabraU11IND1520Uttar Pradesh744,54834,5007

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