Swapnil Dhopade wins IIFL chess title

Feb 06, 2016, 08:50 IST | A Correspondent

Grandmaster Swapnill S Dhopade of Maharashtra with an overall tally of eight points emerged as the champion of the IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Open Chess Tournament at Mount Litera School International (Bandra) on Friday.

International Master Stany GA of Karnataka finished a close second with 7.5 points while Chandigarh’s Himal Gusain with 7 points was placed third.

Top seed and GM-elect Shardul Garge of Mahrashtra could only manage a poor joint 4th place finish.

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