VELAMMAL’S GUKESH WINS MENORCA OPEN CHESS TOURNEY
Grandmaster Gukesh D, Std X of Velammal Vidyalaya, Mel Aynambakkam has won the First Prize, his second title in eight days at the Menorca Open Chess Tourney and earned 1,600 Euros as prize money held in Menorca, Spain, on Sunday.
GM Gukesh, winner of the La Roda Open scored a title-clinching victory over his senior compatriot B. Adhiban to finish with six points from seven rounds.
He gained 13.4 ELO points and raised his live rating to around 2660 and climbed into the top 80 of the world rankings.
The School Management extols his impressive performance.