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SYNA OPEN 2017

1st to 6th May 2017, Katni, Madhya Pradesh


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Schedule:

 

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Prizes:

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Pay entry fees:

For GMs, IMs, WGMs, WIMs & +2400 Free

 

Rs. 1500 for 2200-2399:

Rs. 3,300 for all other Rated players:

Rs. 3,800 for unrated section:

Rs. 3,000 for Katni players:
Rs. 2,500 for SYNA players:
Rs. 2,000 for accompanying person:

 

The last date of entry: 15th April, 2017

Entries with late fee of Rs. 500/- 16th to 30th April, 2017

Free lodging for first 250 entries.

Food will be provided at the venue, but will have to be paid for separately.

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ChessBase India prizes

Top three: ChessBase 14

 

Best u-8, u-10, u-12, u-14: Three months ChessBase Premium Account

 

34th to 40th place: Three months ChessBase Premium Account (There are cash prizes until 33 places. Hence, we offer these prizes to the players who have just missed out!)

 

Best Female: Strengthen your Chess Foundation by IM Nisha Mohota

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Previous Reports on SYNA Open

Invitation to SYNA Open 2016

Central India is all set to host its biggest Open tournament when the SYNA International School hosts the SYNA Open 2016 at Katni in Madhya Pradesh. The tournament carries, for a reasonable entry fee, features that are only enviable and comparable to the best of chess tournaments in the country. Read this heartfelt invitation by the man behind the event, Niklesh Kumar Jain.

 

SYNA Open 2016: It's a team effort

The tournament with rupees five lakh prize fund, SYNA Open 2016, has already begun in Katni, Madhya Pradesh. After three rounds we have seventeen players with a perfect score of 3.0/3. It will be an intense fight for the top spots as strong players like Swapnil Dhopade, N.Srinath, Himal Gusain, Himanshu Sharma are giving it their all. Thoroughly inspiring is to see the entire staff of the SYNA international school completely dedicated in organizing a top notch event. A pictorial report from Katni.

 

SYNA 04-06: Srinath and Gusain share lead

Central India's richest tournament with Rupees five lakh prize fund, SYNA Open 2016, began in Katni, Madhya Pradesh. It promised to be an intense fight as strong players like Swapnil Dhopade, N.Srinath, Himal Gusain, Himanshu Sharma are in contention for the top prizes. At the end of six rounds, IM Srinath Narayanan and Himal Gusain share the lead with 5.5/6. An illustrated report.

 

SYNA 07-09: The student and the teacher

The SYNA International Open 2016 turned out to be a double delight for Maharashtra as the leading light from the state IM Anup Deshmukh finished second while GM Swapnil Dhopade was first. The leaders after six rounds — Himal Gusain and Srinath Narayanan — stuck to the top tables throughout the event but missed opportunities finishing third and fourth respectively. The shocking news was the untimely death of the visionary Satyendra Pathak, founder of SYNA group, on the last day of the tournament. SYNA Open 2017 will be held in his memory. An illustrated report with games.

Invitational video of SYNA open 2017

 

A video released prior to Syna Open 2016
AICF CEO Bharat Singh Chauhan's speech at SYNA Open 2009!

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 Confirm Players list on 25/04/2017 at 11am
SNo.   Name IRtg
1 IM Krishna C R G 2393
2 IM Ravi Teja S. 2380
3   Hemant Sharma (del) 2375
4 FM Srinath Rao S.V. 2312
5   Dodeja Pawan 2235
6 IM Chakravarthi Reddy M 2189
7   Vinod Kumar Sharma 2182
8   Joshi Govind Ballabh 2107
9   Singh Arvinder Preet 2099
10   Joshi Manish 2030
11   Mishra Manoj 1996
12   Anusha N L V 1963
13   Sumit Grover 1933
14   Negi Virender Singh 1916
15   Awadh Chaitanya 1889
16   Ayush Pattanaik 1886
17   Nasir Ali Syed 1883
18   Anuj Shrivatri 1874
19   Mahitosh Dey 1841
20   Pandey Srishti 1829
21   Vaibhav Jayant Raut 1791
22   Shah Jeet 1762
23   Sohanlal 1760
24   Shah Asif 1723
25   Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay 1721
26   Swapnil Raj 1715
27   Rahul Bharadwaj B 1704
28   Ayush Bhai Mehta 1693
29   Saurabh Lokhande 1690
30   Patil Rohit R 1682
31   Yadav Prem Gopal 1671
32   Roneet Das 1653
33   Kasar Prashant 1645
34   Mckenzie Lionel Joseph 1638
35   Jagdish Narang 1618
36   Adane Narayani 1615
37   Pardeshi Ajay 1593
38   Kewat Subham Kumar 1585
39   Ankur Khatri 1580
40   Rishi Sonker 1576
41   Tiwari O P 1568
42   Bhat Siddharth K 1550
43   Utkarsh Agrawal 1539
44   Karankar Padmakar 1533
45   Deepak Soni 1501
46   Thakur Ankur Singh 1499
47   Mishra Kamad 1495
48   Ayush Sharma 1485
49   Sharma Vicky 1478
50   Chourasia Yogendra 1458
51   Arora Honi 1448
52   Tiwari Shivansh 1445
53   Thakare Seeya 1441
54   Bahadur Singh Lic 1434
55   Bharadia Madhav 1433
56   Kasar Gunvant 1425
57   Krishnan Ritvik 1411
58   Subramanian T.V. 1391
59   Gourav Nigam 1385
60   Shamim Ahmad 1374
61   Dhanvij Ansh 1366
62   Ranade Mayank 1358
63   Pimpale Akash 1353
64   Rambabu Sachan 1341
65   Tayade Vivek 1340
66   Eshaan Chandrol 1328
67   Dadwani Sahil 1312
68   Prakash Banskar 1296
69   Singh Shivesh 1294
70   Manodhya Prakrati 1290
71   Bharadia Yash 1285
72   Sharanya Vinayak Adane 1263
73   Shivam Pandro 1260
74   Ashar Parth 1239
75   Lonkar Parth 1229
76   Lakshyesh Mohan Gupta 1211
77   Jindal Aabhas 1210
78   Chhattani Shourya 1202
79   Pandey Saurabh 1189
80   Aryan Jaiswal 1177
81   Yash Pyasi 1174
82   Bajaj Prakhar 1172
83   Agrawal Aaryan 1167
84   Bodkhe Aditya 1166
85   Akshat Pathak 1165
86   Paridhi Shrivastava 1147
87   Garvnit Shrivastava 1126
88   Tare Mukul 1118
89   Ketki Karsa 1112
90   Mandakani Mishra 1111
91   Manish Kumar Singh 1110
92   Abhishek Sudhakar Jadhav 1109
93   Pandey Divya 1078
94   Prakhar Chaturvedi 1073
95   Shaw Sidhant 1062
96   Sompurkar Shreyash 1045
97   Chaudhari Pragalbh 1027
98   Jaiswal Abhishek 1027
99   Samarth Singh 1026
100   Jain Omi 1023
101   Jaiswal Kritika 1019
102   Grover Rudraksh 1017
103   AGRAWAL  MEHUL 0
104   Agrawal Aisha 0
105   Agrawal Ashutosh 0
106   Anugya Gugalia 0
107   Aryan Motwani 0
108   Awasthi Madura 0
109   Bajaj Ishita 0
110   Bajpai Vanshika 0
111   Bulani Vansh 0
112   Deepansh Biallaiya 0
113   Devanshi Rawat 0
114   Dodwani Hoshiko 0
115   Dushyant Gurjar 0
116   G Mahadevan 0
117   Gai Arindam 0
118   Gai Yog 0
119   Golchha Yashvardhan 0
120   Goyal Lakshya 0
121   Gugalia Aaryaman 0
122   Gujrathi Aayush 0
123   Harshit Singour 0
124   Ishaan Singh Khanuja 0
125   Jain Anumit 0
126   Jain Swatantra 0
127   Jain Yuv 0
128   Joshi Purva 0
129   Kachhap Abhijoy 0
130   Kapoor Kritika 0
131   Krishnan Trisha 0
132   Kushagra Khare 0
133   Lalit Kumar Kaser 0
134   Manav Punjabi 0
135   Modi Erya 0
136   Monga Harsh 0
137   Muskan Karsa 0
138   Nishkalan T 0
139   Pandey Swapnil 0
140   Pandey Vedanshi 0
141   Parihar Harsh Singh 0
142   Parmar Ranveer Raj Singh 0
143   Patil Anurag Anil 0
144   Prithvi Motwani 0
145   Punni Prabhadeep 0
146   Rajika Agrawal 0
147   SINGH SHAURYA PRATAP 0
148   Saket  Atul Kumar 0
149   Sanchay Kumar 0
150   Shreyansh Bansal 0
151   Shrivas Rishija 0
152   Siddhant 0
153   Singh  Rishi 0
154   Singh Dushyant 0
155   Singh Yash 0
156   Tiwari Shirsha 0
157   Tongia Vihaan 0
158   Vedansh Mittal 0
159   Verma Rajendra 0
160   Wadhwa Vishaal 0

Until now two editions of Syna Open have taken place. The first one was in 2009 and the second in 2016. 2017 will witness the third edition.Past winners 

GM Sriram Jha was the champion in 2009 
GM Swapnil Dhopade was the winner in 2016

Final Standings of SYNA 2016:

Rk. No.Ini.   Players FED Elo State Pts.  Des 1   Des 2   Des 3 
1 1 GM Swapnil S. Dhopade IND 2499 Mah 7,5 50,5 46,0 44,75
2 11 IM Deshmukh Anup IND 2213 Lic 7,5 46,5 41,5 41,00
3 3   Gusain Himal IND 2429 Chnd 7,0 51,0 45,5 42,00
4 2 IM Narayanan Srinath IND 2469 Air India 7,0 50,5 45,0 42,25
5 8 IM Murali Krishnan B T IND 2255 Railway 7,0 47,5 43,0 38,75
6 19   Dahale Atul IND 2112 Mah 7,0 47,5 43,0 37,00
7 9   Debarshi Mukherjee IND 2245 Wb 7,0 46,0 41,0 38,50
8 21   Wagh Suyog IND 2081 Mah 7,0 43,0 38,5 35,75
9 10   Abhishek Das IND 2241 Railway 6,5 50,0 45,0 37,75
10 22   Dhananjay IND 2076 Cg 6,5 48,5 43,5 35,00

Check the complete final standings here.

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Image Gallery

The beautiful Syna hostle where the tournament will take place along with accommodation
The spacious playing hall
The top boards in the playing hall
Organizing secretary of SYNA Open Niklesh Jain giving a ChessBase Workshop 
Born in 2010 Lakshyesh Gupta has a rating of 1042, and was at one point the youngest rated player in the world!
Satyendra Pathak, the man in whose memory the 3rd SYNA Open is being held, passed away during the last round of the SYNA Open 2016. A huge procession was witnessed in the city of Katni

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