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#IIFLW: Meet your hero Vishy Anand in Mumbai!

by Priyadarshan Banjan - 21/12/2016

The second edition of the #IIFLW Mumbai International Open is slated to begin soon and we cannot help but share our excitement with you! For starters, it is by far the best event in terms of quality of organization in India. IIFL Wealth co-founder Karan Bhagat's dream to provide the best infrastructure to promote chess is taking shape in a remarkable manner. We bring you some of the notable stories.

 

#IIFLW: Meet your hero Vishy Anand in Mumbai!

 

We had announced the arrival of the best Indian tournament in the Indian chess circuit and we now bring you some of the stories that you may have missed.

Your favourite player, the five-time world champion Vishy Anand will be in Mumbai to felicitate the winners of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Tournament. Don't miss this chance to meet him!

Find out how to meet Vishy, here!

Did you know that our hero Praggnanandhaa's rise to the IM title began just after he competed in the IIFL Wealth tournament?

Read the full story of how he became an international master, here!

Six-year-old Kush Bhagat was one of the young talents who played the first edition of the IIFL Wealth tournament.

Know about his progress since then, here!

Now, you can stay comfortably in OYO Rooms and rest assured!

Click here to know the COUPON CODE and learn how exactly to avail 25% discount on your bookings and also get a generous cashback!

Why is Dr. Annasaheb Gagare crying?

Read about the moment when his son Shardul Gagare became the second grandmaster of India. Click here!

Let the games begin!

The 2nd edition of IIFL Wealth is a now a norm event with a fabulous prize fund of INR 12 Lakhs or the US $ 18,500 approx., with IM and GM norm opportunities. The junior (U-13) event has once again raised the benchmark. With a prize fund of US $ 12500, it continues to be billed as 'World's Richest' tournament for kids.

The top fifteen boards will be played on DGT boards and will be adorned by the DGT 3000 clocks. The first edition earlier this year was the first Indian Open to use these beautifully built clocks!

It's truly a global event

16 grandmasters have already registered!

 

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