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Nawin MS wins Manohar Parrikar GOA GM Below 1600 Online Chess Tournamet 2020

Category C Witnesses participation form 335 players all over the World !

3rd edition of Goa International Grandmaster Chess Tournament has been called off due to COVID 19; it has been transformed as Shri Manohar Parrikar International Open Online Chess Tournament which has been scheduled for 5 individual events starting from 6th September to 2nd October, 2020 with a prize pool of Rs.1.2 lakhs (Approx. $1600).

Time control for the Category - A (above 2000), Category - B (below 2000), Category - C (below 1600) and Category - E (Chess 960) are 3 minutes plus 2 second increment from move no.1. Category D is of bullet event with a time control of 1 minute plus 1 second increment from move no. 1.

The entire Tournament was held on Lichess.org

Under the leadership and guidance of Chief patron and President of Goa Chess Association Shri. Nilesh Cabral, Minister of Power and Resource, Government of Goa, Tournament Director Shri. Kishor M Bandekar, Secretary, Goa Chess Association with his supportive team of Taluk in-charges had successfully concluded the first episode of the 3rd Goa International Grandmaster Chess Tournament for Category C – below 1600 with 333 players from four federations – India, USA, Canada and South Africa on 6th September, 2020 with 13 rounds. Cash prize for this tournament was Rs. 25,000/-.

Goa Chess Association has taken the game of Chess to the next dimension by conducting the chess tournament at online platform. Goa International Grandmaster Chess Tournament is the first Grandmaster Chess Tournament on the online platform and now this torch is carried by our Indian Team who has won the Gold medal recently in FIDE online Olympiad. All this pride goes to Goa Chess Association.

After the end of round 13, The winner is Nawin MS- N031105, Runner up - Mendes Aaron Reeve – Championreeve and 2nd Runnerup is Iyer Arvind-Arvind 1509 carried home Rs.2, 500/- Rs. 1,500/- and Rs.1, 000/- respectively as winner’s purse.

The winners of this online tournament were screened by the Anticheating committee under the supervision of the Chief Arbiter and the Anticheating team under the Zoom. All the prize winners of this tournament are directly eligible for Category “A” for Rating Category above 2000 scheduled on 2nd October, 2020.

The lucky winners of this tournament were selected by Shri. Ashesh Keni, Co-Director of the tournament and Vice President of Goa Chess Association. The luck winners are 29,57,60,97,109,115,116,126,212,276

Final Ranking List for GOA GM Online Category C : Click here

The detailed list of Prize winners is as follows :

Main Prizes :

1 Nawin M S 10½ PtsPrize : Rs. 2500

2 Mendes Aaron Reeve 10½ PtsPrize : Rs. 1500

3 Iyer Arvind 10½ PtsPrize : Rs. 1000

4 Archisman Patra 10 PtsPrize : Rs. 900

5 Piyush Kumar Mishra 10 PtsPrize : Rs. 750

6 Vaz Ethan 10 PtsPrize : Rs. 600

7 Ghorghate Sahil 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 500

8 Abhishek J R 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 400

9 Jadhav Jyotiraditya 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

10 Ankur Khatri 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 250

11 Spandan Srivastava 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

12 Netra P Savaikar 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

13 Harshit Amarnani 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

14 Ranade Mayank 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

15 Snehil Shetty 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

16 Shirodkar Aayush 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

17 Patil Abhishek 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

18 Kakodkar Joy 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

19 Shreshtha Surai 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

20 Mistry Devanshu 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

21 Rishi Sanotra 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

22 Kesavan G 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

23 Pethe Varad 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

24 Gaikwad Dinesh 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

25 Prerak Jayant Darvekar 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

26 Deogade Aryan 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

27 Nirmal L 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

28 Satyabhan Soni 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

29 Nishant Raj 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

30 Thenamudhan B J 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Below ELO 1400 :

1 Darsh Shetty 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Naveen Rajan P 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Tharshan M K 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Sandeep Madhuban M 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Gopichand K 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Below ELO 1300 :

1 Kalkar Anurag 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Pradeepkumar Mithran 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Snehaal Roy 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Karthikeyan Sakthivel 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Premshankar B U 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Below ELO 1200 :

1 Tejas R Shet Verenkar 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Soni Atharv 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Sreeja Varshini 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Mishka Mathur 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Naveed Ahmed N 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Below ELO 1100 :

1 Tiwari Radhika 7½ PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Shetty Ankit 7½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Tanishq Kavlekar 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Saeeja Gunesh Dessai 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Sukirthan Arun 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Unrated Player :

1 Prathamesh Shashikant Deshmukh 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Datta Magnus 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Siddharth Deshpande 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Jaydip Solanki 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 whitepawn3535 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Goan Player :

1 Sairaj Dilip Vernekar 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Aakash Rajan Shetgaonkar 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Ved Narvekar 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Rakshith P Shetty 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Vaz Edrick 7½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Goan Female Player :

1 Srilaxmi Kamat 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Naik Sayuri 7½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Shweta Kamalaksh Sahakari 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Sayyed Maizah 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Gawas Sani 6½ PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Age Category : Under 15 :

1 Athalye Varad 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Sri Harish J 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Prawin K 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Arkya Chatterjee 8½ PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Leelajai Krishna N 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Best Age Category : Under 12 :

1 Vivaan Sunil Ballikar 9½ PtsPrize : Rs. 400

2 Tikam Aradhya 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 300

3 Nihal Swarna 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 230

4 Rajanya Datta 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 200

5 Kakodkar Love 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 150

Lucky Winners - Announced By - Mr. Ashesh Keni - VP - GCA & Co- Director GM GOA Online 2020 :

Rank Name Pts PtsPrize : Rs. Cash Prize

3 Tejas R Shet Verenkar 9 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

1 Mishka Mathur 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

5 Satyabhan Soni 8 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

2 Ganesh S 7½ PtsPrize : Rs. 130

4 Vivaan Sachdev 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

9 Abhi Nayak S 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

7 Bharath Ravikumar 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

8 Nishan M 7 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

6 Pratik Sudhir Malvankar 6 PtsPrize : Rs. 130

10 Bhimwani Vinay Kumar 4½ PtsPrize : Rs. 130

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GOA GM Online Chess Tournament 2020 (Source - Goa Chess Association - Official Press Release)

Date : 10th September 2020; 17.00 Hrs

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  • 10/09/2020
  • GOA GM 2020

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