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
The total prize fund is Rs.31,000
Main Prize list:
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.
- 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.
For registration queries contact:
Mr. Vishvesh Kochrekar - 9769872031 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Aakash Damle - 9769864473 email: email@example.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.
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!
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|
|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|
|14||IM CRG Krishna||2394||crg|
|15||FM Nihal Sarin||2386||nihalsarin|
|16||IM Anwesh Upadhyay||2385||Anwesh|
|17||IM Ravi Teja||2377||RaviTejaS|
|22||Sai Krishna G.V.||2339||Pennkrishna|
|23||Rajesh VAV||2324||Rajesh VAV|
|24||IM Navin Kanna||2317||Titanboa|
|26||Srinath Rao S V||2312||Mega_Charizard|
|28||IM C Praveen Kumar||2294||Cholzan|
|29||WIM N. Raghavi||2290||Raghavi281|
|30||WGM Bhakti Kulkarni||2286||bestluck|
|32||S Arjun Kalyan||2280||chesscounter|
|34||Sankalp Gupta||2265||Junior Tyson|
|41||IM Chakravarthi Reddy||2195||Chakravarthi|
|46||WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty||2160||Rojalin|
|48||Likhit Chilukuri||2125||Jon Targaryen|
|54||Manigandan S S||2091||shansub94|
|56||Priyanka Nutakki||2084||Chess Queen|
|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|
|66||Anuj Shivratri||1980||Anuj shivratri|
|71||L R Srihari||1922||lsr|
|86||BENJAMIN VARGHESE ISAAC||1768||Benisaac|
|95||Kashish Manoj Jain||1679||King144|
|108||Vijaykumar reddy mallepalli||1481||Vijayreddy29|
|113||Arhan Chethan Anand||1422||LegacyPlayer|
|114||Dilip kumar kaushik||1414||deepukaushik|
|115||Badri Narayan B||1411||Indianmvl|
|122||Shivakumar D M||1332||dmshivakumar|
|123||Harshavardhini M S||1330||harshams|
|128||Narayan Sahu||1277||Narayan Sahu|
|133||Saouhridya pran kashyap||1138||sanu 365|
|135||Prahathi Mohan Raj||1108||PrahathiMohanRaj|
|139||Tejas Keswani||1013||Deadpool Tejas|
|146||Sankarshana G||0||sankarshana G|
*Entries have now been closed.