Somak Palit wins Grihapravesh Open

International Master Somak Palit of Railways won the Grihapravesh Open FIDE Rated Chess Tournament at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex, New Delhi on Independence day. ┬áSomak along with International Master Navin Kanna T U of Tamilnadu and Anwesh Upadhyaya of Odisha tied for the winner’s trophy with 8 points but better tie break score helped Somak┬áto clinch the title and pocketed a cash prize of Rs. 61000/- while Navin and Anwesh finished as first and second runner up respectively.

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Badrinath S of Puducherry become first among below 1999 elo category while Habib Qureshi Raaz of Madhya Pradesh finished as winner in elo 1599 section.

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Shri. SK Singh, Income Tax Commissioner and Shri. Bharat Singh, CEO All India Chess Federation along with Shri. AK Verma, Secretary Delhi Chess Association gave away the prizes.

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