Ukrainian Grandmaster Andrey Baryshpolets won the 13th Parsvanth International Grandmasters Chess Tournament on 16 January 2015. He defeated Deepan Chakkravarthy of India in the 10th and final round of the Tournament that was held in New Delhi.
Baryshpolets went home richer by winning 300000 rupees in the 3000000 rupees prize money festival. Baryshpolets was followed by Ivan Popov of Russia who finished second and Alberto David of Italy who finished third. All the three got 8 points each.
Apart from this, the C category of the Tournament was won by Vardan Nagpal who won a cash prize of 1.25 lakhs rupees for his efforts. The second place in this section was won by Rishabh Jain who won 100000 rupees.
India’s performance at 13th Parsvanth International Grandmasters Chess Tournament
• Deepan Challravarthy finished as the best performing Indian as he finished tenth on seven points despite losing the last round game.
• Abhijeet Gupta won his last round game against Himal Gusain to end 11th on seven points.
• As many as five International Master Norms were secured in the tournament. These were C R G Krishna, Aniruddha Deshpandey, Abhishek Kelkar, M Kunal and S Ravi Teja.
Who: Andrey Baryshpolets
When: 16 January 2015