The premier annual Chess event is back after a gap of 2 years . Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation in association with G H Raisoni sports and cultural foundation is organizing “2nd G H Raisoni Memorial All India FIDE Rapid and Blitz Rating Tournament” on 4th & 5th December at G H Raisoni Institute of engineering & technology College, Shraddha park, Near MIDC Police Station, Hingna- Wadi Link Road Nagpur.
National Rapid Champion & International Master Anwesh Upadhyaya, International Master Ravi Teja S, FIDE Master Akash Thakur & FIDE Master Sauravh Khherdekar have already Confirmed their entries for is mega Event.Inauguration ceremony to take place on 4th december at 09:00 AM & 1st round to Start at 10AM.The tournament will be conducted in Rapid and Blitz format of Chess .Blitz tournament to start On 5th December followed by Prize distribution ceremony. Prize Fund of the event is Rs. 2lacs.
1st Prize is Rs.50,000 ,2nd Rs.30,000 & 3rd Rs. 20,000. Total 31 Cash Prizes and 70 trophies are on stakes. Last date of registration is 30th November. Mr. Bhushan Shriwas (Secretary) Of Kalpana Prakash Welfare Foundation and Organizing Chairman, promised to make the event bigger and better. “We are committed to raise the bar while constantly improving the playing conditions for our players.
In spite of the rising logistical challenges, we will continue to make value additions in making this event a huge Success”Dr. Vivek R. Kapur, Director of GHRIET” This is a proud moment for GHRIET as some of the best brains across the nation to compete in this event. Mr. Satchidanand Soman ( Member of MCA tournament Committee & Organizing Committee ),Dr. Mrinalini Naik Project Head and Mr. Amit Gandhare of Raisoni group have extended their cooperation for the tournament.
A recognized team of arbiters headed by International Arbiter Mr. Promodraj Moree from Gulbarga, IA Pravin Pantawane, FA Pravin Thakre from Jalgaon, FA Shubham Soni from rajnandgaon, SNA Sheetal Panbude , NA Amit Temburne, Amit bhongare, Prayas ambade will conduct and monitior the tournament.