Mariappan Nadar Memorial International FIDE Rating Tournament

This mega event attracted totally 562 players, out of them 318 rated players and 244 unrated players from various state of India mostly from Tamil Nadu besides Karnataka, West Bengal, Puducherry, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Goa , Kerala and Maharashtra were participated in this 8 round Swiss league event with a time control of 90 minutes plus 30 seconds increment from move no. 1.

International master Ramnathan Balasubramaniam had the privilege of heading the ranking list.

Tournament Started with Inauguration by Mr. Stephen Balasamy P, General Secretary of Tamil Nadu State Chess Association, followed by Player meeting on 21st April 2018. The prize distribution function was held on 24th April 2018 followed by Prize Distribution function facilitated by  Mr. Sundeep Vasu Director of Vedanta Academy CBSE school, Mr. Gopalakrishnan, FIDE Trainer& Former Treasurer of TNSCA, Mr. Subramanian Coordinator of TAMILNADU Open University & Director of NICT Computer Centre, Mr. Radhakrishnan Principal of Rajammal Vidhyalaya School.

Srihari L R of Tamil Nadu emerged as winner, followed by Vinodh Kumar B of Puducherry and Mushini Ajay of Andhra Pradesh. Srihari L R received Rs. 30,000/-, Vinodh Kumar B collected Rs.18,000/- and Rs.12,000/- were awarded to Mushini Ajay.

Final Standing

Rank   Name Club Pts BH. BH. SB Vict
1 AGM Srihari L R TN 42½ 47 43.50 7
2   Vinodh Kumar B. Pon 7 43½ 47½ 40.00 7
3   Mushini Ajay AP 7 42½ 45½ 38.25 6
4   Phoobalan P. TN 7 41½ 45 38.50 6
5   Sanjay Thiruvengadam TN 7 40 44 37.75 6
6   Umashankar A Pon 7 40 44½ 37.50 7
7   Manu David Suthandram R TN 7 38½ 43 37.00 7
8 AGM Rathneesh R TN 41 44½ 34.25 6
9   Krishna Raaju J TN 41 44½ 34.00 6
10   Vinay R Jumani TN 40½ 45 35.50 5
11 AGM Vignesh N TN 40 43½ 33.25 6
12   Aniruddh Chatterjee WES 40 42 32.75 5
13 AGM Vignesh B TN 39½ 44 33.75 6
14   Gunasekaran K. TN 38½ 42 33.50 5
15   Shyaam M TN 38 41½ 31.25 6
16   Rathina Sabapathi A TN 37½ 40½ 31.50 6
17   Srijan J TN 37½ 39 30.00 6
18   Senthil Kumaran R.P. TN 36½ 40½ 31.25 6
19   Arjun Sidharth S PON 36 40 31.50 6
20   Ilamparthi A R TN 6 41½ 44½ 31.00 5

 

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