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GM Dmitry Kokarev takes Mumbai Mayor’s Cup

Organised by Venus Chess Academy and conducted by the Bombay Chess Association

The third edition of the Mumbai Mayor’s Cup chess tournament started on 2nd June and continued over eleven rounds of Swiss system until 10th June. The event, organised by Venus Chess Academy and conducted by the Bombay Chess Association, took place at the Goregaon Sports Club.

Russian Grandmaster Dmitry Kokarev won the exhausting tournament by collecting nine points from eleven games. He took up the sole lead in round seven, after beating Argentinian GM Anton Kovalyov, and rebuffed all attacks of his opponents in the remaining games.

With all top matches of the final round finishing in ties, the suspects mentioned in the round ten report, joined by GM Dmitry Bocharov who scored a victory, are sharing the 2nd place with 8.5 points each.

Women’s world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk reports that young Indian chess player Aditya Udeshi (ELO 2316) completed his third IM norm while two other Indian players – Rakesh Kulkarni (ELO 2149) and Yashas D (ELO 2204) – secured their maiden IM norms.

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Dmitry Kokarev, photo courtesy of Alexandra Kosteniuk blog

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Parimarjan Negi, top seeded Indian player in the tournament, was stunned in the last round by IM Debashis Das

This was the third huge open tournament in India in recent weeks, following the Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2010 and 2nd SCS International Grandmaster Chess tournament.

Round 11 top results:

GM Kokarev Dmitry 2612 – GM Luther Thomas 2541 ½ – ½

GM Aleksandrov Aleksej 2604 – GM Dreev Alexey 2655 ½ – ½

GM Fier Alexandr 2581 – GM Maletin Pavel 2584 ½ – ½

GM Hera Imre Jr 2558 – GM Turov Maxim 2624 ½ – ½

GM Khusnutdinov Rustam 2525 – GM Kovalyov Anton 2615 ½ – ½

GM Harutjunyan Gevorg 2460 – GM Bocharov Dmitry 2592 0 – 1

GM Negi Parimarjan 2636 – IM Debashis Das 2400 0 – 1

IM Narayanan Srinath 2393 – GM Vorobiov Evgeny E 2612 ½ – ½

IM Rathnakaran K 2397 – GM Greenfeld Alon 2561 0 – 1

IM Praveen Kumar C 2391 – GM Kravtsiv Martyn 2546 0 – 1

GM Ismagambetov Anuar 2524 – IM Girinath P D S 2389 ½ – ½

Palit Somak 2385 – GM Kunte Abhijit 2523 0 – 1

GM Ovetchkin Roman 2519 – Thakur Akash 2361 1 – 0

IM Tirto 2358 – GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J 2488 1 – 0

GM Varga Zoltan 2479 – IM Shyam Nikil P 2385 1 – 0

Ankit R Rajpara 2350 – IM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi 2473 ½ – ½

IM Ashwin Jayaram 2457 – IM Shyam Sundar M 2372 1 – 0

GM Pogorelov Ruslan 2454 – WGM Gara Ticia 2357 1 – 0

Final standings:

1. GM Kokarev Dmitry RUS 2612 – 9.0

2-7. GM Maletin Pavel RUS 2584, GM Dreev Alexey RUS 2655, GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2604, GM Bocharov Dmitry RUS 2592, GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2581 and GM Luther Thomas GER 2541 – 8.5

8-21. GM Kovalyov Anton ARG 2615, GM Khusnutdinov Rustam KAZ 2525, GM Varga Zoltan HUN 2479, GM Hera Imre Jr HUN 2558, GM Turov Maxim RUS 2624, GM Kunte Abhijit IND 2523, GM Greenfeld Alon ISR 2561, GM Kravtsiv Martyn UKR 2546, IM Himanshu Sharma IND 2440, IM Ashwin Jayaram IND 2457, GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2454, GM Ovetchkin Roman RUS 2519, IM Tirto INA 2358 and IM Debashis Das IND 2400 – 8.0

22-41. GM Harutjunyan Gevorg ARM 2460, GM Vorobiov Evgeny E RUS 2612, IM Venkatesh M R IND 2452, GM Temirbayev Serikbay KAZ 2455, IM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi IND 2473, GM Lafuente Pablo ARG 2587, IM Narayanan Srinath IND 2393, GM Ismagambetov Anuar KAZ 2524, Ankit R Rajpara IND 2350, IM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2504, FM Joshi Pankaj IND 2291, GM Iuldachev Saidali UZB 2511, IM Konguvel Ponnuswamy IND 2412, GM Neelotpal Das IND 2453, GM Vokarev Sergey RUS 2501, IM Karthikeyan P IND 2411, IM Girinath P D S IND 2389, Stany G A IND 2330, Tiwari Arjun IND 2274 and FM Girish A Koushik IND 2276 – 7.5 etc (354 players)

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