Vijay Anand 1st International FIDE Rated chess tournament 2017 being organized by Vijay Anand Chess Academy in Leo Matrict School Air-conditional hall from August 24th to 27th August, 2017. Totally 308 Players from US, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Pondicherry, Telengana, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Host Tamil Nadu have participated in this prestigious tournament with the 6,00,000/- Lakh. Cash prize.
Vijay Anand 1st International FIDE Rated chess tournament 2017 was inaugurated by Chief Guest by Mr. Senthil, Director of Revature PVT Ltd in presence of Chief Arbiter Mr. S.Balaraman I A and the organizer, Vijay Anand.M
All players have shown their brilliance with true game sprit. The Chief Guests, current National Challenger Champion GM.Deepan Chakkravarthy, L.B.Senthil Kumar, M.D. of V Square Finance PVT Ltd, Mr.P.Prabhakaran, Country Director, Philfer India was jointly distributed the prizes to the winners of the tournament.
C.Praveen Kumar of ICF emerged winner at the end of final round in the Vijay Anand 1st FIDE Rated Chess tournament here at Leo Matriculation School, Anna Nagar, Chennai.
1)C.Praveen Kumar, ICF (7/8); 2) P.Phoobalan, ICF (7); 3) Ramnathan Balasubramaniam, ICF (7); 4) P.Maheswaran,Postal (6½); 5) R.Manu David Suthandram, TN (6½); 6) K.Aravind, TN (6½); 7) O.T.Anilkumar, KER (6½); 8) T.H.Senthil Kumaran, TN (6½); 9) Ravichandran Siddharth, TN(6); 10) P.Bala Kannamma, TN (6); 11) M.Vinoth Kumar, TN (6); 12) M.A.Joy Lazar, KER (6); 13)S.Vigneshwaran, TN (6); 14) T.Selvabharathy, TN (6); 15) S.Yogit, TN (6).