An explosive line-up for Vishy Anand 49 online blitz 2018
When was the last time you saw Adhiban, Karthikeyan Murali, Aravindh Chithambaram, Vaibhav Suri, Deepan Chakkravarthy, R. Praggnanandhaa, Arjun Erigaisi, Abhimanyu Puranik, Diptayan Ghosh, Swapnil Dhopade, Thejkumar, Laxman, Gukesh, Raunak Sadhwani and many more playing in the same tournament? That's right, it's not easy to recall. They will all be seen in action on Tuesday 25th December at Playchess server in Vishy Anand 49 online blitz tournament. So far 11 GMs and 6 IMs have confirmed in what is shaping up to be the strongest online blitz tournament in the final week of 2018. The first prize is ₹12500 and the total prize fund is ₹49000. That's not all. Best Junior and best woman player will receive signed copies of Anand's ChessBase DVDs. The last date for the registration of the tournament is 24th December 2018. What are you waiting for? It's your chance to fight against the best players of our country!
Play India's best from the comfort of your home
It's a chance to play against the best in India and this is the main reason why we do these blitz tournaments. People who never get to play against IMs and GMs can now play against the absolute best in Indian chess from the comfort of their home. The Vishy Anand 49 blitz tournament has a tremendous line-up with players like Adhiban, national champion Aravindh, Karthikeyan, Praggnanandhaa and many more joining to fight for the first place and Rs.12,500.
Celebrating 49th Birthday of the Legend
The final ChessBase India Online Blitz tournament of 2018 will take place on 25th December 2018 at 8 p.m. IST. It will be a star-studded and strong event as there are already 11 GMs and 6 IMs who have confirmed. Besides the main prize, there is also signed copies Anand's My Career ChessBase DVD for Best female player and Best junior player of the tournament.
Date: Tuesday, 25th December 2018
Time: 8.00 p.m. IST (tournament will get over by 9.30 p.m.)
Time control: 3+0,
Prize fund: Rs. 49,000
Registered players list:
|Serial No.||Full name||Rating||Playchess ID|
|1||GM Adhiban Baskaran||2695||phoenix92|
|2||GM Karthikeyan Murali||2591||fighter64|
|3||GM Aravindh Chithambaram||2584||Refresh|
|4||GM Deepan Chakkravarthy||2550||Dchakkravarthy|
|5||GM Abhimanyu Puranik||2544||pabh|
|6||GM Diptayan Ghosh||2541||diptayan|
|7||GM Erigaisi Arjun||2531||Indian-Lion|
|8||GM R Praggnanandhaa||2530||Chessworld1|
|9||GM Swapnil Dhopade||2490||simandhar90|
|10||GM Thejkumar M S||2470||msthej|
|11||IM Gukesh D||2466||gk06|
|12||IM S Nitin||2450||snitin|
|13||GM R R Laxman||2436||LAXMAN|
|14||IM Raunak Sadhwani||2434||devil1234|
|15||IM S Ravi Teja||2396||Ravi Teja S|
|16||FM Anand Nadar||2373||Anand_Nadar|
|17||IM Rathnakaran K||2366||Rathnakaran|
|18||FM Mitrabha Guha||2351||babysnake|
|20||CM Aronyak Ghosh||2343||STRANGE|
|21||FM L R Srihari||2316||lsr|
|23||CM Aditya Mittal||2251||vinniethepooh|
|24||IM Rakesh Kulkarni||2298||Pheonix02|
|27||FM Suyog Wagh||2240||suyu28|
|28||FM Ramu K||2136||Agasthya|
|31||Bommini Mounika Akshaya||2030||Cutequeen|
|35||Karthik Sai Ch||1899||rockstar2059|
|36||Thaga Sheriff M||1879||Thaga Sheriff|
|39||Tanmay Ajmera||1700||get the feel|
|45||Ankur Singh Thakur||1533||stuart1988|
|47||Tejas Cavale||1419||Kakashi Hatake|
|48||Swaralakshmi S Nair||1415||Sureknair|
|51||Subba Rao M||1397||MSUBBU|
|53||Kushal Jani||1348||Kushal Jani|
|56||Mitul K H||1105||mitulkh|
As it is Anand's 49th birthday we have kept the total prize fund as Rs.49,000/-
Main Prize list:
In order to win a special prize you need to play all the rounds.
Autographed DVDs for best female and junior player:
Note: Each player will get only one prize. So if you are in the main prize list, you cannot claim the best female or junior prize.
Players at the Bhopal GM Open 2018 can easily participate in this online blitz tournament as 25th of December is a single round day and our blitz tournament begins at 8 p.m. It will go on for around one and a half hour and so you can go to bed by 9.30 p.m!
The entry fee is
Rs.500 for non premium members of ChessBase Account (includes one month of ChessBase Account Premium serial key)
Rs.300 for premium members of ChessBase Account
Pay the Entry Fee
Before paying the entry fee of the tournament, please ensure that you have a valid Playchess id. You can create one here. The last date to pay entry is 24th of December 2018.
All GMs, IMs, WGMs and WIMs get free entry to our tournament. All you have to do is write a mail to us at email@example.com along with your name, FIDE ID and the playchess ID. If you do not have a playchess ID please create it from here and share with us.
Once you have registered, read further details on how to download the free Playchess software and play in the online tournament. All details can be found here: