Shiva S wins Bangalore Blitz with 7.5/9 score
A blitz tournament for a few hours, consisting of nine rounds, was held at Malleswaram, Banglore. One International master took part. However, it was untitled Shiva S who won the event with 7.5/9. He beat top players and was the deserving winner of the event. Our correspondent Dipika Joshi was at the venue and sent us pictures which can be found in the report.
Rainbow Club Kidz Library and Universal Chess Academy organized a nine-round blitz event at Malleswaram, Bangalore. The time control was 3 minutes + 2 seconds increment. Forty-five players participated, including an international master, to fight for the first prize of INR 5,000/- + Trophy.
[White "Gahan M G"]
[Black "Nikhil Joshi"]
1. e4 e6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 dxe4 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. g4 h6 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. Nxe4 Be7 8. Qe2
Nd4 9. Qd3 c5 10. O-O-O Nd5 11. Nxc5 Bxc5 12. Bxd4 Ba3+ 13. Bb2 Qf6 14. c3
Bxb2+ 15. Kxb2 O-O 16. Nh3 a5 17. Qe4 Bd7 18. f4 Bc6 19. g5 hxg5 20. fxg5 Qe7
21. g6 fxg6 22. Qxg6 a4 23. Ng5 Nf6 24. Bxc6 axb3 25. axb3 Qa3+ 26. Kc2 Qa2+
27. Kd3 bxc6 28. Nxe6 Rf7 29. Nc5 Rd8+ 30. Ke2 1-0
Final Ranking after 9 Rounds
|4||3||Gahan M G||IND||2260||7,0||0,0||49,0||38,0|
|7||5||Joshi Nikhil C.||IND||2153||6,0||0,0||50,5||39,0|
|9||1||IM||Viani Antonio Dcunha||IND||2320||6,0||0,0||46,0||35,0|
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About the author
Dipika Vaidya-Joshi is a chess player's wife! Her husband Nikhil Joshi is passionate about the game, and she travels along with him to tournaments. Rather than just waiting for the event to end Dipika immerses herself in the environment and sends us her reports. She is an excellent singer and likes to indulge in things which are artistic and creative.