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First prize: Rs 10,000!

Bobby Fischer Online Tournament
on 12th March, 2017 

 

Date: 12th of March 2017

Time: 6.00 p.m. IST 

Time control: 3+0, 9 rounds

Prize fund: Rs. 31,000

Venue: Playchess

Prizes:

The total prize fund is Rs.31,000

 

Main Prize list:

Place Prize
1st 10,000
2nd 5,000
3rd 3,200
4th 2,000
5th 1,000
6th 1,000
7th 1,000
8th 1,000
9th 1,000
10th 1,000
Special prizes:
There are seven prizes of Rs. 800 each. The condition to claim these prizes are that you have to play all the rounds of the tournament, and cannot leave it half-way. 
Place Prize
20th 800
30th 800
40th 800
50th 800
60th 800
70th 800

Entry fee:

The entry fee to the tournament is Rs.500. In this fee you get one month of ChessBase Premium Account worth Rs.125. Before paying the entry fee of the tournament, please ensure that you have a valid Playchess id. You can create one here. The last date to pay entry is 11th of March 2017.

Once you have paid Rs.500, you will receive the one month serial key on the registered email address along with the procedure to extend your account.
All GMs, IMs and WGMs get free entry to our tournament. All you have to do is write a mail to us at chessbaseindia@gmail.com along with your name, FIDE ID and the playchess ID. If you do not have a playchess ID please create it from here and share with us.

Tournament Rules:

  • All the games will be checked by the server engine and by a panel of experts and if any player is found guilty of cheating then the concerned player’s account will be suspended and will not be allowed to participate in any of the future playchess events. The prize in such case will move to the next rank.
  • The provisional standings will be displayed immediately after the end of the tournament but the final standings will be displayed within a week after all the games have been checked.
  • We request all the players to check your internet connection before the tournament. If poor internet connection is detected at the start of the tournament, then the concerned player will not be allowed to participate and the entry fee will be refunded after a minimal amount (around 3-5%) is deducted.
  •  The Tournament Director will hold the right to reject any entry and entry fee will be refunded (after a minimal amount of around 3-5% is deducted) if the entry is rejected at the start of the tournament. The decision of the Tournament Director will be final.
  • After the tournament has started and your internet is disconnected or you exit the playing room, you will not be paired for the next rounds and your entry fee will not be refunded.

Contact:

For registration queries contact:
Mr. Vishvesh Kochrekar - 9769872031 email: vishykoch@yahoo.com
Mr. Aakash Damle - 9769864473 email: damle.aakash@gmail.com

How to play in the tournament?

1. Download the free windows software of playchess

Firstly you have to download the free native Windows software. You should go to play.chessbase.com and scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click on the Free Download button.

Login or create an account

After you have installed the Playchess client. You must login.

Enter your playchess username and password if you have one. (Note, for all the ChessBase Account Premium members, your login credentials will work). If you do not have a Username, you must click on "Create New Player Name" and create a new account. Alternatively you can also create it from here. This is free of cost and gives you free access to Playchess for a few days. After you pay the entry fee mentioned above you will be given one month serial key on your registered email address along with the steps to make your account premium.

The tournament will take place in the newly created Vishy Anand Arena in the ChessBase India room. Registered players should be online and logged into playchess at least 45 minutes before the start of the tournament to confirm your entries on 12th of March.

Click on the ‘Players’ Tab and then click on ‘Join Event’. The Sysop (Tournament Director) will accept your entry. This is subject to the payment of entry fees.

Note: The Playchess id while paying the entry fee and while entering the playing arena on 12th March, should be the same.

Star participants

 

The youngest IM in the world R. Praggnanandhaa and Nihal Sarin have confirmed their participation for the tournament

GM Lalith Babu, India number ten will be looking take home 10k!

GM Swapnil Dhopade's blitz skills can be gauged from the fact that he beat Loek van Wely at the Thailand Blitz!

V Vishnu Prasanna

GM Vishnu Prasanna (2534) has confirmed his participation for the event. He will be playing the second round at the HD Bank open in Vietnam. His plan is to finish the game quickly and join us at the event!

IM M.S. Thejkumar is a class act. He might not be the strongest of blitz players, but when in good form, it is difficult to stop him!

Deepan wrote to us saying, "I have never played on Playchess before, but I am really excited for this tournament!" All we can say is welcome Deepan! Go for the first prize!"

The speed king of Indian chess R.R. Laxman will try his best to win the event!

Better known as Mr.Bh6 on Playchess, IM Swayams Mishra is a very strong blitz player

Will the current Asian Women's Champion be able to defeat all her male opponents and win the title?!

Confirmed list of players

Serial No. Name Fide rating Playchess ID
1 GM Lalith Babu 2593 Anji
2 GM Swapnil Dhopade 2542 SwapnilSD
3 GM Vishnu Prasanna 2534 Fidodido
4 IM P. Karthikeyan 2507 Chennaikramnik
5 IM Thejkumar 2482 msthej
6 GM Deepan Chakravarthy 2480 j2d
7 IM N. Srinath 2472 NSRINATH
8 IM R. Praggnanandhaa 2455 rprag2005
9 IM Swayams Mishra 2450 Mr.bh6
10 IM Arghyadip Das 2418 casillas
11 GM R.R. Laxman 2409 LAXMAN
12 IM Nubairshah Shaikh 2408 NubairshahShaikh
13 GM M.R.Venkatesh 2396 Sivaji
14 IM CRG Krishna 2394 crg
15 FM Nihal Sarin 2386 nihalsarin
16 IM Anwesh Upadhyay 2385 Anwesh
17 IM Ravi Teja 2377 RaviTejaS
18 Niranjan Navalgund 2375 Twentrythreewins
19 Akash Thakur 2363 Maharana
20 Mitrabha Guha 2348 Babysnake
21 Rakesh Kulkarni 2344 phoenix02
22 Sai Krishna G.V. 2339 Pennkrishna
23 Rajesh VAV 2324 Rajesh VAV
24 IM Navin Kanna 2317 Titanboa
25 Aradhya Garg 2315 Aradhya
26 Srinath Rao S V 2312 Mega_Charizard
27 Rahul Shrivastav 2303 Rahulsrivathsav
28 IM C Praveen Kumar 2294 Cholzan
29 WIM N. Raghavi 2290 Raghavi281
30 WGM Bhakti Kulkarni 2286 bestluck
31 Saurabh Anand 2284 Saurabh19
32 S Arjun Kalyan 2280 chesscounter
33 Rajdeep Sarkar 2273 Duh_backbencher
34 Sankalp Gupta 2265 Junior Tyson
35 Sammed Shete 2263 dabbang111
36 Fenil Shah 2252 fenil_shah95
37 Ritviz Parab 2235 TheNGUKnight
38 Raunak Sadhwani 2218 devil1234
39 Snehal Bhosale 2211 BurninggIce
40 Arvind CJ 2198 Junosource
41 IM Chakravarthi Reddy 2195 Chakravarthi
42 Aditya Mittal 2183 vinniethepooh
43 Fahad Rahman 2182 FahadRahman
44 Sriram Sarja 2175 Indianquant
45 Kumar Gaurav 2172 Kumar2017
46 WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty 2160 Rojalin
47 Pranav V 2149 pranav_vip
48 Likhit Chilukuri 2125 Jon Targaryen
49 Niraj Saripalli 2125 gogolman96
50 Sreeshwan Maralakhsikari 2109 Dmc39
51 Amithpal Singh 2107 amithpal15
52 Nikhil Joshi 2103 NikhilJoshi2
53 Nikhil Dixit 2101 nikhildixit98
54 Manigandan S S 2091 shansub94
55 Kannan Sa 2085 NextWC
56 Priyanka Nutakki 2084 Chess Queen
57 Ameya Kamli 2081 Ameya2189
58 Vaibhav Saxena 2080 vaibhavsaxena
59 Nikhil Magizhnan 2077 Nikhilchess4
60 Sreejith G S 2077 THRILLER
61 Kiran Panditrao 2049 Kiran Panditrao
62 Ganesh Babu S 2044 Lord Aragorn
63 Subhranshu Mohan Satpathy 2039 Subbu_57
64 Swayangsu Satyakam 2033 FUTGEN
65 Dushyant Sharma 2013 Dushu2930
66 Anuj Shivratri 1980 Anuj shivratri
67 K.Sai Nirupama 1978 saraswathii
68 Kushager Krishnater 1953 kushu_attack
69 Rahul Verma 1946 Rvlc
70 Sonakshi Rathore 1933 Sonakshi
71 L R Srihari 1922 lsr
72 Amogh Kamli 1920 Amogh3091
73 Rajababu Gajengi 1907 PRAJAT
74 Sanjeev Nair 1899 Attacker_97
75 Ranjith 1882 Mike Ross
76 Shahid Ahmed 1862 dnumber23
77 Tarun Kanyamarla 1860 username12345
78 Abhijith Pran  1847 pranabhijith
79 Gopal Rathod 1842 chessworld36
80 Mahitosh Dey 1841 Mahitosh
81 Jay Pradhan 1840 jptheking
82 Shanya Mishra 1821 shanya
83 Ambarish Sharma 1808 Ambar768
84 Akhilesh Nagare 1807 Nagareakhilesh
85 Shahil Dey 1774 shahildey
86 BENJAMIN VARGHESE ISAAC 1768 Benisaac
87 Raees Ahmed 1759 Raeesaq99
88 Kiran A 1753 creativedevil
89 R.Rathneesh 1735 rathu
90 Ishan Bansal 1729 ishu98
91 Thangraj Nadar 1728 e-player
92 Raahil Mullick 1710 raahi07
93 K.Krithigga 1708 krithiggakasi
94 Falgun Purohit 1705 falgun_chess4192
95 Kashish Manoj Jain 1679 King144
96 Nityata Jain 1654 IGM210104
97 Trisha Kanyamarala 1649 trishakan
98 Vignesh.N 1639 vicky18
99 Aditya S 1637 adityass
100 Ankit Bhattacharya 1615 ANKIT2002
101 Debarghya Samanta 1592 debarghya1972
102 S.Rohit 1589 rohit_arjun
103 Atharva Jaeel 1568 atharvajaeel
104 Jatin Deshpande 1515 JATIN45
105 Shubham Malani 1510 Mad
106 Raghav Bansal 1508 raghu_chess
107 Abhinav Shetty 1491 ahs1992
108 Vijaykumar reddy mallepalli 1481 Vijayreddy29
109 Aashna Makhija 1477 neversaynever
110 Jitendra Varma 1476 jitendravarma1738
111 Krish Butala 1476 india_chess
112 Jaiswalprince 1468 Ganpatibappa
113 Arhan Chethan Anand 1422 LegacyPlayer
114 Dilip kumar kaushik 1414 deepukaushik
115 Badri Narayan B 1411 Indianmvl
116 Aarav Sindhwad 1403 Aaravs
117 Yash Watarkar 1396 ing3112
118 Tanisha Boramanikar 1393 tanu2
119 Vikrant Malvankar 1388 digupagal
120 Avathanshu Bhat 1361 sans360
121 Badri Narayanan 1343 badri0102
122 Shivakumar D M 1332 dmshivakumar
123 Harshavardhini M S 1330 harshams
124 Yuvraj Punia 1313 yuvraj111
125 Rohnit Amin 1304 ROHNITAMIN
126 Ashwin Sairam 1291 ASHWIN123
127 Vedant Swamy 1288 VedantTheGreat
128 Narayan Sahu 1277 Narayan Sahu
129 sparsh shah 1277 sparsh2004
130 Arnav Nehete 1261 ANN212
131 Hriday Bhuta 1196 hridaybhuta
132 Prakhar Bajaj 1172 Gaurav306
133 Saouhridya pran kashyap 1138 sanu 365
134 Nithin Maghiznan 1122 nithinmagizhnan
135 Prahathi Mohan Raj 1108 PrahathiMohanRaj
136 Vamsi Krishna 1065 Zenex#123
137 Madhav Menon 1042 makku2000
138 Vikraanth s 1022 vikraanth
139 Tejas Keswani 1013 Deadpool Tejas
140 Kshaunish Harsha 0 kshaunish
141 Parth Thakkar 0 plawliet9
142 Piyush Bothra 0 piyushbothra250
143 Praveen B 0 mickeymouse1982
144 Purva Kulkarni 0 purvachess
145 Ravi Pal 0 ravi_pal
146 Sankarshana G 0 sankarshana G
147 Shreejana Dash 0 sreejana
148 Siya Kulkarni 0 siyamitra


*Entries have now been closed.
**The FIDE Elo is for registration purpose. During the event your Playchess elo will be used for pairings.