Chess GM Abhijeet Gupta won Cannes International OpenFebruary 26, 2019
Cannes International Open won by Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta on Monday. He won the tournament by 7.5 points. In beginning he play well won the 1st four rounds and then did not look back as two more wins and three draws happened on the way to his first solo International tournament victory. In the beginning of year, he had also tied for the 1st place at the Delhi International open tournament in January. Abhijeet said it was not easy to single out one game. I was generally playing decently and was able to find my form. Things moved at expected pace and general atmosphere in the tournament helped. Yes, I like the place and have enjoyed each of my visits here, hope to be back in future.