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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 Ravi Teja S. 2380
2   Hemant Sharma (del) 2375
3 FM Srinath Rao S.V. 2312
4   Dodeja Pawan 2235
5 IM Chakravarthi Reddy M 2189
6   Vinod Kumar Sharma 2182
7   Dhananjay S 2167
8 IM Ramnathan Balasubramaniam 2164
9   Joshi Govind Ballabh 2107
10   Singh Arvinder Preet 2099
11   Mishra Manoj 1996
12   Anusha N L V 1963
13   Sumit Grover 1933
14   Rishabh Nishad 1923
15   Negi Virender Singh 1916
16   Sudhanshu Ranjan 1895
17   Awadh Chaitanya 1889
18   Ayush Pattanaik 1886
19   Nasir Ali Syed 1883
20   Anuj Shrivatri 1874
21   Pandey Srishti 1829
22   Himanshu Ranjan 1824
23   Vaibhav Jayant Raut 1791
24   Sohanlal 1760
25   Shah Asif 1723
26   Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay 1721
27   Swapnil Raj 1715
28   Rahul Bharadwaj B 1704
29   Ayush Bhai Mehta 1693
30   Saurabh Lokhande 1690
31   Patil Rohit R 1682
32   Yadav Prem Gopal 1671
33   Roneet Das 1653
34   Kasar Prashant 1645
35   Mckenzie Lionel Joseph 1638
36   Jagdish Narang 1618
37   Adane Narayani 1615
38   Pardeshi Ajay 1593
39   Mathew Sunny 1592
40   Sharma Suyash 1589
41   Kewat Subham Kumar 1585
42   Ankur Khatri 1580
43   Rishi Sonker 1576
44   Tiwari O P 1568
45   Bhat Siddharth K 1550
46   Utkarsh Agrawal 1539
47   Karankar Padmakar 1533
48   Umer S.M 1531
49   Deepak Soni 1501
50   Thakur Ankur Singh 1499
51   Mishra Kamad 1495
52   Ayush Sharma 1485
53   Chourasia Yogendra 1458
54   Arora Honi 1448
55   Tiwari Shivansh 1445
56   Thakare Seeya 1441
57   Bahadur Singh Lic 1434
58   Bharadia Madhav 1433
59   Krishnan Ritvik 1411
60   Subramanian T.V. 1391
61   Sirsikar Shivam 1386
62   Gourav Nigam 1385
63   Dhanvij Ansh 1366
64   Ranade Mayank 1358
65   Pimpale Akash 1353
66   Tayade Vivek 1340
67   Eshaan Chandrol 1328
68   Dadwani Sahil 1312
69   Prakash Banskar 1296
70   Singh Shivesh 1294
71   Manodhya Prakrati 1290
72   Bharadia Yash 1285
73   Sharanya Vinayak Adane 1263
74   Shivam Pandro 1260
75   Ashar Parth 1239
76   Lonkar Parth 1229
77   Lakshyesh Mohan Gupta 1211
78   Jindal Aabhas 1210
79   Chhattani Shourya 1202
80   Panchal Sahil 1200
81   Pandey Saurabh 1189
82   Aryan Jaiswal 1177
83   Sidak Chhabra 1177
84   Yash Pyasi 1174
85   Bajaj Prakhar 1172
86   Agrawal Aaryan 1167
87   Bodkhe Aditya 1166
88   Akshat Pathak 1165
89   Paridhi Shrivastava 1147
90   Garvnit Shrivastava 1126
91   Tare Mukul 1118
92   Ketki Karsa 1112
93   Mandakani Mishra 1111
94   Manish Kumar Singh 1110
95   Abhishek Sudhakar Jadhav 1109
96   Pandey Divya 1078
97   Prakhar Chaturvedi 1073
98   Shaw Sidhant 1062
99   Sompurkar Shreyash 1045
100   Jaiswal Abhishek 1027
101   Samarth Singh 1026
102   Jain Omi 1023
103   Jaiswal Kritika 1019
104   Grover Rudraksh 1017
105   AGRAWAL  MEHUL 0
106   Agrawal Aisha 0
107   Agrawal Ashutosh 0
108   Ahmed Imtiyaz 0
109   Anugya Gugalia 0
110   Awasthi Madura 0
111   Bajaj Ishita 0
112   Bajpai Vanshika 0
113   Bhartiya Suhani 0
114   Bulani Vansh 0
115   Deepansh Biallaiya 0
116   Devanshi Rawat 0
117   Dodwani Hoshiko 0
118   Dushyant Gurjar 0
119   G Mahadevan 0
120   Gai Arindam 0
121   Golchha Yashvardhan 0
122   Goyal Lakshya 0
123   Gugalia Aaryaman 0
124   Harshit Singour 0
125   Ishaan Singh Khanuja 0
126   Jain Anumit 0
127   Jain Swatantra 0
128   Jain Yuv 0
129   Joshi Purva 0
130   Kachhap Abhijoy 0
131   Kapoor Kritika 0
132   Keshri Akshat 0
133   Khan Rizwan 0
134   Krishnan Trisha 0
135   Kushagra Khare 0
136   Lalit Kumar Kaser 0
137   Modi Erya 0
138   Monga Harsh 0
139   Mouli Batham 0
140   Muskan Karsa 0
141   Nishkalan T 0
142   Pandey Swapnil 0
143   Pandey Vedanshi 0
144   Parihar Harsh Singh 0
145   Parmar Ranveer Raj Singh 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

GM Sriram Jha was the champion in 2009 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 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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