Arjun Arigasi : Indian Grandmaster Wins Chess Tournament In Portugal, Gukesh Finishes Second
Indian Grandmaster Arjun Arigasi has won the 2nd Terras de Tres-os-Montes Chess Open title. The 17-year-old Agassi made a stellar performance to clinch the trophy on Tuesday. While his compatriot D Gukesh finished second.
Origami (ELO rating 2597) emerged as the clear winner with 8.5 points in nine rounds of the 140-plus player tournament. They recorded eight victories during this period and drew one match. Origami defeated 15-year-old Gukesh and India's international master Moksh Amit Doshi during this period. It was Netherlands international master Thomas Beardsson who was able to stop them on the draw.
Origami earned an 18.7 ELO rating from this win, taking their total rating points to 2822. Fourth seed Gukesh won eight matches but lost to Arigasi. The Chennai player took the advantage of 17.7 ELO points. Five players from India took part in the tournament, with Doshi finishing 15th with six points.