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CHESS #1363

Suryasekhar Ganguly won the prestigious One Belt One Road Open in Hunan, China, with 7 points from 9 games to bag $50,000

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Suryasekhar Ganguly won the prestigious One Belt One Road Open in Hunan, China, with 7 points from 9 games to bag $50,000. His wins included one incredible 16-mover against Wei Yi.  Yu Yangyi and Amin Bassem (both 6.5) tied for second-third. SSG’s performance rating was an amazing 2876 Elo, with a gain of 27-28 Elo, from a baseline rating of 2638. In other good news, the World Cup will have a contingent of 11 Indians in the field of 128. The WC will be on the usual Knockout format, running from September 9 to October 4 in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. The two finalists qualify ...