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Aravindh Chithambaram remains Indian MPL Rapid&Blitz National Champion

Indian MPL Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships 2022 were held from 27th to 30th April 2022 in Nashik, India.

The Rapid event was first on the schedule taking place 27-29 April with participation of 184 players. GM Chithambaram Aravindh successfully retained his National Rapid and Blitz titles after his triumph in both events in 2019. Aravindh scored an unbeaten 8.0/9 in the rapid championship and finished a half point ahead of the competition.

The MPL Blitz National Championship was played in the same venue on 30th April. After a loss in the 5th round, Aravindh stroke back and scored 5.5 out of 6 remaining games. With the final score of 9.5/11 points, Chithambaram clinched the blitz championship.

Read more: MPL India Chess 2022 / MPL India Chess 2022 replay games

Final rankings – Indian MPL Rapid National Championship:

Rk. NameFEDRtgPts. TB1TB2TB3
1GMAravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND25728505446.8
2GMDeepan Chakkravarthy J. IND24747.5505443.5
3IMRaahul V S IND21777.5434635.8
4IMGusain Himal IND23197525641.5
5IMSidhant Mohapatra IND21837495340.3
6GMMitrabha Guha IND22657485338.5
7GMKarthik Venkataraman IND21927485239.8
8IMKrishna C R G IND23787454835.3
9IMRatnakaran K. IND22987444736
10GMNeelotpal Das IND23387434733.5
11GMKarthikeyan Murali IND24196.5495235
12IMMehar Chinna Reddy C.H. IND23056.5485235.8
13GMArjun Kalyan IND23346.5485236.3
14IMSammed Jaykumar Shete IND20866.5475133.3
15GMSriram Jha IND23846.5465137
16 Vaibhav Jayant Raut IND17346.5464933
17IMDhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad IND22656.5465136
18FMWagh Suyog IND19426.5464932.5
19GMVishnu Prasanna. V IND25216535835.8
20FMAradhya Garg IND20746495232.8
21FMAyush Sharma IND19436495232.5
22FMJeet Jain IND18956495232.3
23GMSankalp Gupta IND23626485231
24GMGhosh Diptayan IND24666475130.8
 IMNeelash Saha IND19596475130.8
26 Shaik Sumer Arsh IND16816464829
27IMShyaamnikhil P IND23446464929.5
28GMKarthikeyan P. IND23516454929.3
29GMGopal G.N. IND25236444832
30IMSoumya Swaminathan IND22496444831
31IMRavi Teja S. IND22646444726.5
32 Harsh Suresh IND16276444726
33GMLaxman R.R. IND23436434730.5
34IMDeshmukh Anup IND22406434728
35CMKadam Om Manish IND15276424628
36FMNavalgund Niranjan IND22176414427.5
37IMDas Arghyadip IND23596394325.5
38 Aarav Dengla IND15356394021
39FMShailesh Dravid IND21736384225
40 Krishnan Ritvik IND13466383920.5
41IMAnuj Shrivatri IND21115.5495330
42IMSharma Dinesh K. IND23705.5465027.5
43 Ojas Kulkarni IND20465.5454926.8
44FMSamant Aditya S IND15845.5444825.3
45AGMSa Kannan IND18565.5434624.8
46IMSaravana Krishnan P. IND22535.5434623.5
47 Wagh Varun IND13825.5414525.8
48 Gawai Siddhant IND14635.5414322.3
49 Gokhale Rishabh Chandrashekhar IND14675.5414424.8
50IMNitin S. IND23825.5404426.8
51 Shah Vishwa IND16805.5394221.8
52 Pimpalkhare Vedant IND18665.5384119.8
53 Vedant Nitin Vekhande IND13965.5374124
54 Patil Harshal IND14655.5374021.3
55FMGajwa Ankit IND22555495426.5
56 Kumar Gaurav IND18875475125.5
57WGMDivya Deshmukh IND17755464922
58 Darsh Kansal IND16445464823
59FMJain Kashish Manoj IND15795464722.5
60 Sharma Vivek IND17775464721.8
61 Nagare Kaivalya Sandip IND15375454925.3
62IMSaksham Rautela IND17405454822
63FMDixit Nikhil IND20665434621.5
64 Agarwal Mukund H IND11875434521
65 Gandhi Anish IND19285424622
66IMSangma Rahul IND23275424522.5
67 Yogesh Swami IND17255424520.5
68 Sahil Tickoo IND19055424522.8
69AIMMd Imran IND18665414421.3
70AIMNagarkatte Vedant IND12755414422.8
71 Karthik K IND17575414421.3
72WIMParnali S Dharia IND18685404320.5
73 Gyaneshwar B IND13185404319.5
74 Md Bashiq Imrose IND14515394320.5
75 Ishant Kumar IND13015394218
76 Sanjiv Kumar IND17755394219.3
77 Ankit Kumar Singh IND16865394218.5
78 Daksh Goyal IND11345394220.5
79 Vivek N Vala IND14425394220
80 Dakshraj Shadanan Bole IND13625394218
81 Chitre Arush IND11755373917.8
82 Vishal Sharma IND13695363918.5
83 Kshatriya Nitin Vekhande IND12925363918
84 Maahir Aggarwal IND11395343718
85 Bakshi Mandar IND14455343514.5
86 Joy Pankaj Shah IND15234.5454921.3
87CMBorgaonkar Akshay IND15394.5424417.5
88 Rajith V. IND17084.5414317.3
89 Kartik Kumar Singh IND15814.5414315.5
90 Mishra Rahul IND13754.5394216.8
91 Rishabh Pawar IND13564.5384217
92 Amulya Guruprasad IND11314.5384118
93 Nigash G IND12874.5384117.5
94WFMBhagyashree Patil IND16944.5374118
95 Chaudhary Bhavik IND11244.5373814.3
96 Aadish Shah IND13134.5373915.3
97 Harshvardhan Swami IND12724.5363713.8
98 Ranka Srushti IND11124.5363916.8
99 Vasudeva Varun IND11234.5363713.5
100 Gopalakrishnan G IND12084.5343512.8
101 Padmawar Amey IND11334.5333411.5
102 Vageesh Swaminathan IND11164.5333514.3
103FMGoswami Vedant IND21354444719
104 Madkar Atharva IND17054444818
105WFMToshali V IND17934444716.5
106CMEbenezer Joseph IND18614414415
107 Nagare Akhilesh IND15874404315.5
108AIMKanwar Raj Singh Sodhi IND10414404114
109 Boramanikar Tanisha S IND14364384115
110AIMSheikh Jahan IND14994384115
111 Sanjay Ramkrishna Deo IND12424384012
112 Wairagade Khush IND12124363912.5
113 Pratik Prabhakar More  IND04363913.8
114 Jathar Rishabh IND11014363913.5
115 Jathar Soham IND04353915.5
116 Malode Niranjan IND14774353814
117 Jain Hitansh IND10364353813.5
118 Anshul Nanwani IND12704353714
119 Thakur Anuj IND10444353610
120 Aditya Sandeep Wagh IND04333614.3
121 Shriram Kailas Mhasane IND04333613.5
122 Gajendra Singh IND19144333613
  Aditya Jain IND12314333613
124 Vishal Govind Kale IND10724333612
125 Vinod Yashwant Salve  IND04323512.5
126 Aakash Mundel IND04323411
127 Adithya Sakthimani IND14764323310.8
128 Neer Pravin Madhuri IND04303110.5
129 Lokhande Samyak IND10074283010
130 Akshay Rajendra Kulkarni  IND0428309
131 Bhagare Abhishek IND14663.5394212.5
132 Raja Sree Virinchi Vadali IND13313.5384113
133 Chhallani Abhishek IND14593.5383911
134 Bopardikar Veer IND11983.5373810.8
135 Salvi Saurabh IND10853.535378.75
136 Giridharan M IND12713.535379.75
137 Swayam Pramod Ubale  IND03.5343711
138 Mahajan Malay IND10133.5343610.3
139AFMDahale Rajas IND03.533358.25
140 Bahalkar Aarya IND11163.532348.25
141 Bhise Adinath IND10323.532349.5
142 Aryaman Manish Kumar Chopade  IND03.532339.5
143 Ishaan Subodh Patil IND03.529308.75
144 Bhise Akanksha IND03.526277.25
145 Gupta Anay V IND03363911
146 Mali Nilesh IND14793363910.5
147 Bodke Atharva IND11443343810.8
148 Kulkarni Siya Jayant IND1082334378
149 Aditya Arun Kamlapurkar  IND0333347
150 Anagha Yardi IND1136332347.5
151 Afaha Parveen IND0332337
152 Pushkar Vijaykumar Bhandari  IND0332348.5
153 Sharma Mohit IND1033332348.5
154 Amitoj Singh Sabharwal  IND0332338
155 Ashish Bramhane IND1038331335.5
156 Arnav Avinash Pawar  IND0331328
157 Anitya Akash Tayade  IND0328296
158ACMShirin Bhattacharyya IND1039327284.5
159 Harshada Prafull Kadwane IND0327283.5
160 Atharav Vijay Nikam  IND0326275.5
161 Siddhi Shamkant Musale IND0326263
162 Siddhant Kesaria  IND0324244.5
163 Sriram Sundar V IND12132.534377.75
164 Bhargav Laad  IND02.529315.25
165 Kadwane Shubham Prafull IND02.526274.25
166 Saket Sampatkumar Sabbineni  IND02.524242.5
167 Atharva Soni IND0232334.5
168 Khandare Kuber Bharat IND0231325
169 Gamini Sourya Jaya Chandra  IND0229325.5
170 Mukesh Kumar  IND0228293
171 Sandeep Malik  IND0227284.25
172 Hardeep Kumar IND0227283.75
173 Deepak S Ghodke  IND0227282
174 Rugved Sachin Vadgaokar  IND0226272.5
175 Ravi Dutt  IND0225263.5
176 Amandeep  IND01.529313.75
177 Sanjay Kumar IND01.526284
178 Pawan Kumar  IND0129291
179 Shubham  IND00.526270.5
180 Bharti  IND0026270
  Preeti  IND0026270
  Pushap Lata  IND0026270
  Rahul Goutam  IND0026270
  Sachin Kumar Meena  IND0026270

Final rankings – Indian MPL National Blitz Championship 2022:

Rk. NameFEDRtgPts. TB1TB2TB3
1GMAravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND25619.5768269
2GMKarthik Venkataraman IND23629737963.5
3GMMitrabha Guha IND24688.5808763.8
4GMGhosh Diptayan IND25348.5788361
5IMRavi Teja S. IND24128.5748058.8
6GMVishnu Prasanna. V IND25108.5737858.5
7GMSankalp Gupta IND23958.5727655
8IMAnuj Shrivatri IND20388.5697253.5
9IMRatnakaran K. IND24078.5667152.8
10IMSharma Dinesh K. IND23728778256
11GMArjun Kalyan IND23218768256.5
12FMNavalgund Niranjan IND22908707550
13IMSammed Jaykumar Shete IND22538697450
14WGMDivya Deshmukh IND22918677147.3
15GMKarthikeyan P. IND23667.5737749.3
16IMKrishna C R G IND23327.5727747.8
17FMAradhya Garg IND21697.5717650.5
18 Vaibhav Jayant Raut IND19097.5697343.3
19GMGopal G.N. IND25597.5687450
20 Nagare Kaivalya Sandip IND14607.5677247.3
21GMDeepan Chakkravarthy J. IND24907.5667143.8
22CMKadam Om Manish IND17297.5656944.3
23 Harsh Suresh IND20207.5636743
24IMNitin S. IND24097727745
25GMNeelotpal Das IND24057727745
26IMSidhant Mohapatra IND21777717643
27FMJeet Jain IND20857717543.3
28GMSriram Jha IND22537697441
29IMSaravana Krishnan P. IND22107687340
30IMDhulipalla Bala Chandra Prasad IND23367687242
31AGMSa Kannan IND20407677238
32 Daksh Goyal IND17957677040.5
33FMSamant Aditya S IND19167656939.5
34 Joy Pankaj Shah IND15957646841.5
35IMSoumya Swaminathan IND21157636739.5
36FMWagh Suyog IND21817636738
37WFMChandratreya Prachiti IND17377636737.5
38FMAyush Sharma IND19477636636.5
39IMNeelash Saha IND20327616535.5
40 Nigash G IND13127616436.5
41 Aarav Dengla IND18917586235
42IMShyaamnikhil P IND23296.5737842.3
43GMLaxman R.R. IND24766.5707542.5
44FMDixit Nikhil IND22236.5677137.8
45IMDas Arghyadip IND23826.5656938.3
46 Ojas Kulkarni IND20706.5656937.3
47 Gandhi Anish IND18926.5646834.5
48FMShailesh Dravid IND22056.5646937.8
49 Shaik Sumer Arsh IND17126.5646837.3
50 Sahil Tickoo IND20996.5636837.3
51 Gokhale Rishabh Chandrashekhar IND17226.5636634.3
52FMGajwa Ankit IND20986.5626738
53 Kshatriya Nitin Vekhande IND13526.5626634.8
54 Dakshraj Shadanan Bole IND13516.5626634.5
55IMGusain Himal IND22946.5576132.5
56IMRaahul V S IND21856707536.5
57IMSaksham Rautela IND19906697333.5
58IMSangma Rahul IND22306687233.3
59 Gawai Siddhant IND17716656730
60 Vishal Sharma IND14166657033
61AIMBhavik Ahuja IND15496646733
62 Madkar Atharva IND17166636630
63 Sharma Vivek IND18276636628.5
64CMBorgaonkar Akshay IND16246626631
65 Pimpalkhare Vedant IND18056626531
66 Md Bashiq Imrose IND16536616329
67 Gyaneshwar B IND14236596327.5
68AIMNagarkatte Vedant IND14856586129
69 Yogesh Swami IND18756586128
70FMGoswami Vedant IND21076576229.5
71FMJain Kashish Manoj IND16816575928
72 Vedant Nitin Vekhande IND15056566029.3
73 Manish Sharma IND17106565927.5
74 Raja Bose IND12696555825
75 Nirvan Bhamidi IND06555829.5
76 Bopardikar Veer IND12276545724.5
77 Rohith N IND12376545829.5
78 Shimpi Rushikesh IND14226535725.5
79 Adithya Sakthimani IND06535625.5
80IMDeshmukh Anup IND20875.5707431.8
81 Chitre Arush IND11325.5616629
82 Krishnan Ritvik IND15655.5616325.3
83 Agarwal Mukund H IND13495.5606428.3
84 Patil Harshal IND16125.5596327.3
85 Shah Vishwa IND16885.5586124.8
86WIMParnali S Dharia IND19625.5566026.3
87 Kartik Kumar Singh IND15815.5555722.3
88WFMToshali V IND17545.5545721.8
89 Wairagade Khush IND13115.5525521.5
90 Shriram Kailas Mhasane IND05657028
91CMEbenezer Joseph IND18615626625.5
92 Nagare Akhilesh IND18765606424
93 Karthik K IND18225606424
94AFMDahale Rajas IND05586223
95 Stanley Samson P. IND19515586123.3
96 Harshvardhan Swami IND12725576120
97 Rajith V. IND17085565921.5
98 Ishant Kumar IND16745566024.8
99 Sanjiv Kumar IND16735555923
100 Jathar Rishabh IND10905555720.5
101 Ranka Srushti IND12375555820.5
102 Sharma Mohit IND10335545721.5
103 Sriram Sundar V IND11585545619
104 Bahalkar Aarya IND12375535621
105 Raja Sree Virinchi Vadali IND13315535619.5
106 Bakshi Mandar IND14275535722
107 Mehendale Sanket IND13535535620.5
108 Gopalakrishnan G IND12085535620.5
109 Chaudhary Bhavik IND10945525520.5
110 Amulya Guruprasad IND11545525418
111 Ishaan Vinay Bele  IND05515318.5
112 Jathar Soham IND12855515419
113 Gajendra Singh IND18265495322
114 Vivek Virendra Ahire  IND05495219.5
115 Ishaan Subodh Patil IND05475019
116 Madhav Purohit IND05444819.5
117 Anshul Nanwani IND14735444718
118 Salvi Saurabh IND05414314
119AIMKanwar Raj Singh Sodhi IND11164.5566021
120 Padmawar Amey IND11124.5535618.8
121AIMSheikh Jahan IND14674.5535619.3
122 Mishra Rahul IND14134.5525415
123 Maahir Aggarwal IND11394.5515417.8
124 Atharva Aloni IND13714.5515317.3
125 Bodke Atharva IND11444.5505418.3
126 Jain Hitansh IND11504.5464712.3
127 Swayam Pramod Ubale  IND04.5454816.3
128GMKarthikeyan Murali IND25794646925
129 Kulkarni Siya Jayant IND12314586216.5
130 Aadish Shah IND11744586220.5
131 Aakash Mundel IND04535718.5
132 Vishal Govind Kale IND10724525515.5
133 Aditya Jain IND12314515416.5
134 Sanjay Ramkrishna Deo IND12534515314
135 Aditya Sandeep Wagh IND04515417
136 Arnav Avinash Pawar  IND04505315
137ACMShirin Bhattacharyya IND10244505215.5
138 Giridharan M IND12714495214.5
139 Amey Yatin Muke  IND04485010.5
140 Bhise Akanksha IND04474915
141 Anuj Anant Joshi IND04474913.5
142 Rathi Vrinda IND10684454710
143 Ashish Naryan Ahire  IND04434612.5
144 Maske Sushant Ashroba IND14834394111
145 Shubham  IND04373910
146 Aryaman Manish Kumar Chopade  IND03.5515312.8
147 Jayvardhan Kaigaonkar  IND03.5495212.8
148 Amitoj Singh Sabharwal  IND03.5495111.8
149 Arnav Suhas Bidwai  IND03.5474911
150 Rishi Rajendra Mishra  IND03.5454812.3
151 Jivhesh Manish Shekatkar  IND03.5424511.3
152 Afsha Parveen  IND03.540418.25
153 Bhargav Sunil Laad  IND0345477.5
154 Gamini Sourya Jaya Chandra  IND0342447
155 Shivank Pathak  IND0342448
156 Dhere Mahesh IND0341426
157 Haridas Shubham IND0339416.5
158 Amandeep  IND0339416
159 Tatavarthy S N V Satya Vennela  IND0339407.5
160 Bhise Adinath IND10322.552569.75
161 Mukesh Kumar  IND02.538406
162 Sanjay Kumar IND02.534364.25
163 Vageesh Swaminathan IND0246498
164 Pawan Kumar  IND0237393.5
165 Ravi Dutt  IND0235362.5
166 Hardeep Kumar IND0235363
167 Sandeep Malik  IND0231323.5
168 Yash Vijay Pariyani  IND0146485
169 Tata Keerthi Rana IND2029038390
 AIMPorwal Dhruv IND1191038390
  Kulkarni Pawan IND1154038390
  Rathi Ram IND1055038390
  Bharti  IND0038390
  Lokesh GS  IND0038390
  Preeti  IND0038390
  Pushap Lata  IND0038390
  Sachin Kumar Meena  IND0038390

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