IIT Madras to host the 6th Shaastra Rapid FIDE Rated Chess Tournament

IIT Madras to host the 6th Shaastra Rapid FIDE Rated Chess Tournament

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Category : Sports Published on: April 02 2024

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  • IIT Madras is hosting the 6th Shaastra Rapid FIDE Rated Chess Tournament from March 30 to March 31, 2024, making it the only IIT in the country to conduct an Open Rapid Rating Tournament annually.
  • The tournament features participation from over 35 players from IIT Madras, alongside players from various countries including Australia, England, America, and Singapore.
  • With a total prize money of ₹5,00,000 and prominent players like grandmasters, International Masters, and female grandmasters, the tournament not only offers substantial rewards but also serves as a platform for chess enthusiasts to hone their skills and contribute to the development of chess culture within and outside the institute.
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