India’s Surya Shekhar Wins Belt and Road China International Chess Open 2019

India’s Surya Shekhar Wins Belt and Road China International Chess Open 2019

  • Kolkata based Surya Shekhar Ganguly made India proud, as he won the 2019 Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open held at Hunan Province, China from 28 July to 7 August 2019.
  • The 36-year-old ONGC staffer, finished unbeaten with seven points from nine rounds (five wins and four draws) to collect 27.5 Elo points and $50,000 at the tournament regarded as one of the richest chess events globally.
  • The second seed Yu Yangyi of China and 5th seed Amin Bassem of Egypt scored 6 points each to be placed second.

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