Rilton Cup: GM Aravindh best among Indians

Rilton Cup: GM Aravindh best among Indians

Photo Credits: Lars OA Hedlund

Tamil Nadu’s Aravindh Chidambaram has upped his ante by delivering back to back performance. A week after his staggering first place finish in Sunway Sitges International Open, he played in the strong Rilton Cup. The nine-day event which was held in Sweden saw a strong line-up of grandmasters.

The 18-year-old ended up with five victories from the nine rounds and added almost 10.4 rating points to his tally to close in on the sixth place. He won 6000 SEK in cash prize.

GM Sasikiran Krishnan faced a surprising loss against IM Ippolito Dean of USA in the first round. Nevertheless, Sasikiran had a solid run, his last round victory against GM Tiger Hillarp Persson fetched him ninth place.

IM Nihal Sarin finished 13th with 6.0/9 points.

IM Praggnanadhaa R. scored 5.0/9 points.

 

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

Rk. SNo Name Gr FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3 Rp n w we w-we K rtg+/-
1 9 GM Alekseenko Kirill RUS 2590 7,5 43,5 48,0 36,0 2738 9 7,5 5,97 1,53 10 15,3
2 15 GM Chigaev Maksim RUS 2555 7,0 43,5 47,0 34,5 2677 9 7 5,63 1,37 10 13,7
3 11 GM Antipov Mikhail Al. RUS 2588 7,0 41,0 44,5 34,5 2681 9 7 5,97 1,03 10 10,3
4 16 GM Rasmussen Allan Stig DEN 2543 7,0 40,5 44,5 34,0 2641 9 7 5,89 1,11 10 11,1
5 29 GM Salomon Johan NOR 2475 6,5 47,0 50,5 34,5 2654 9 6,5 4,30 2,20 10 22,0
6 12 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND 2586 6,5 46,0 49,5 34,5 2668 9 6,5 5,46 1,04 10 10,4
7 7 GM Gledura Benjamin HUN 2613 6,5 45,0 49,5 35,0 2666 9 6,5 5,80 0,70 10 7,0
8 6 GM Hammer Jon Ludvig NOR 2620 6,5 43,5 47,5 31,5 2621 9 6,5 6,39 0,11 10 1,1
9 1 GM Sasikiran Krishnan IND 2680 6,5 42,0 45,5 28,5 2549 9 6,5 7,44 -0,94 10 -9,4
10 3 GM Piorun Kacper POL 2651 6,0 46,5 51,0 36,5 2671 9 6 5,72 0,28 10 2,8
11 8 GM Tari Aryan NOR 2593 6,0 46,0 49,0 34,0 2586 9 6 5,95 0,05 10 0,5
12 4 GM Grandelius Nils SWE 2647 6,0 45,5 49,0 34,5 2636 9 6 6,08 -0,08 10 -0,8
13 25 IM Nihal Sarin IND 2507 6,0 43,5 47,5 29,5 2574 9 6 5,16 0,84 10 8,4
14 37 IM Lobanov Sergei RUS 2441 6,0 43,5 47,0 30,5 2591 9 6 4,14 1,86 10 18,6
15 45 IM Eggleston David J ENG 2389 6,0 39,0 42,0 27,0 2508 9 6 4,56 1,44 10 14,4
16 24 IM Santos Ruiz Miguel ESP 2509 6,0 38,0 40,5 28,0 2454 9 6 6,54 -0,54 10 -5,4
17 17 GM Ivanov Sergey RUS 2540 6,0 36,5 40,0 28,5 2467 9 6 6,74 -0,74 10 -7,4
18 26 IM Valsecchi Alessio ITA 2501 6,0 35,5 39,0 27,5 2456 9 6 6,43 -0,43 10 -4,3
19 2 GM Krasenkow Michal POL 2671 5,5 46,5 50,5 33,5 2591 9 5,5 6,31 -0,81 10 -8,1
20 19 IM Santos Latasa Jaime ESP 2536 5,5 46,5 50,0 33,5 2581 9 5,5 4,89 0,61 10 6,1

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