O T Anilkumar won 7th Chennai Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament (Category B)
Kerala’s O T Anilkumar bagged title of Chennai Open FIDE Rating Tournament (Category B) played at Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
O T Anilkumar of Kerala won the 7th Chennai Open FIDE Rating Chess Tournament (Category B) at Nehru Stadium, Chennai on 3 January 2015. He won the title after scoring 8.5 points from nine rounds and pocketed the winner's purse of 30000 rupees.
During the tournament, he saw a draw during third round and won rest of the games.
The second place was shared by Dusthageer Ibrahim M of Tamil Nadu, Toshali V of NAdhra Pradesh and Harshini A of Tamil Nadu at 7.5 points.
The nine round Swiss event saw participation of 372 players, including two FIDE titleholders. During the tournament, total cash prizes of 2 lakh rupees were distributed.