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Friday, December 26, 2014

GM SP Sethuraman is India National Chess Champion 2014

Hello chess blog friends, the Indian national chess championship 2014 concluded recently with GM SP Sethuraman becoming the new champion. He drew his last game to take the title 1/2 ppoint clear of the field. 

GM Deep Sengupta IM P Karthikeyan scored 8 points, but the former was second on better tiebreak score. 

This was Sethuraman's third try at the Indian national chess championship and he remained undefeated in the event. 

Final Standings

1 Sethuraman S.P. (PSPB) 8½ 
2 Sengupta Deep (PSPB) 8
3 Karthikeyan P. (Rlys) 8
4 Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (PSPB) 7
5 Grover Sahaj 7
6 Kunte Abhijit (PSPB) 6½
7 Lalith Babu M.R. (PSPB) 6
8 Shyam Nikil P. (TN) 5½
9 Deepan Chakkravarthy J. (Rlys) 5½
10 Swayams Mishra (ORI) 5
11 Laxman R.R. (Rlys) 4
12 Rajesh V A V (TN) 3½
13 Girinath P.D.S. (Rlys) 3½

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