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Gukesh D wins Menorca Open and becomes the youngest Indian ever to break into World Top 100

15-year-old Indian Grandmaster Gukesh D won the 1st Chess Menorca Open which was played from 20th to 24th April 2022 at Hotel Princesa Playa, Menorca, Spain.

Gukesh scored 6 points to be the sole winner of the event and the outstanding performance brought him 13.4 rating points. With live rating of 2660, Gukesh leaped to the 80th position on the world live rating list, thus becoming the youngest Indian to break into World Top 100 in the live ratings.

1st Chess Menorca Open 2022 final rankings:

1GMGukesh D IND26376302426
2GMAryan Chopra IND25925.5312525
3GMSargsyan Shant ARM26395.5312524
4GMMartirosyan Haik M. ARM26335.5302424
5GMSethuraman S.P. IND26105.5302424
6GMSantos Latasa Jaime ESP26565.5292424
7GMSadhwani Raunak IND26285.5292324
8GMNihal Sarin IND26485.5282323
9GMErigaisi Arjun IND26755302523
10GMAdhiban B. IND26335302423
11GMSantos Ruiz Miguel ESP25975292323
12GMVasquez Schroeder Rodrigo CHI25005272221
13IMIermito Sebastian ARG25255272122
14FMGarcia Ramos Daniel ESP24295272121
15GMBudisavljevic Luka SRB25095252020
16WIMAlinasab Mobina IRI23555241919
17GMHeimann Andreas GER25834.5292321
18GMAlonso Rosell Alvar ESP25644.5282222
19IMBaskin Robert GER23934.5282221
20GMBatsiashvili Nino GEO24634.5282220
21IMGrigorian Spartak GER24704.5272220
22GMDe La Riva Aguado Oscar AND24294.5272219
23GMCuenca Jimenez Jose Fernando ESP25584.5272220
24IMPeng Li Min UKR25174.5272121
25WIMChumpitaz Ann PER22444.5272120
26IMRahal Michael A ESP23294.5262119
27FMDubkov Andrej GER23324.5262019
28FMMartin Barcelo Carles ESP22284.5262118
29IMKosakowski Jakub POL24524.5262119
30IMSosa Tomas ARG25544.5262020
31IMGarriga Cazorla Pere ESP25044.5262020
32GMNasuta Grzegorz POL25184.5252120
33 Brown Thomas WLS21734.5252119
34IMMinzer Claudio Javier ARG24274.5252019
35FMAlonso Garcia Aaron ESP23614.5252019
36WFMGalvan Cipriani Viviana ESP19374.5242016
37FMBarzen Pascal GER23244.5231717
38 Campins Machado Francesc ESP21634.5221817
39FMJimenez Ruano Adrian ESP22454272118
40WGMNandhidhaa P V IND22914262118
41 Martinez Piqueras Carlos ESP21934262118
42 Aguado Doncel Pablo Luis ESP21234262116
43GMNarciso Dublan Marc ESP24774252019
44 Laux Dominik GER22604252018
45FMSchenderowitsch Michael GER23354252018
46 Frederic Clement FRA22104242017
47FMCubas Pons Juan Miguel ESP21254241917
48CMKett Tim WLS21684241916
49 Alvarez Albiol Victor ESP23664231917
50 Van Der Valk Niklas GER21884231817
51 Kardoeus David GER21444231815
52IMPilaj Herwig AUT23334231817
53FMKoskinen Henri FIN22154231817
54IMDamia Angelo ITA22334231817
55 Aniruddh Chatterjee IND21954231816
56 Amengual Perello Jordi ESP21644221716
57 Ribera Veganzones Serni AND21594211616
58 Cornelisse John NED21794211615
59 Raptis Filippos BEL19154201512
60 Pousada Garcia Daniel ESP19244191512
61GMRomanishin Oleg M UKR24153.5282319
62 Hagner Bennet GER21513.5252017
63 Ermachenko Manuel ESP21253.5231915
64 Gonzalvez Tamarit Ruben ESP20763.5231813
65 Comellas Martos Lidia ESP21033.5231813
66 Morros Faura Ricard ESP22333.5231814
67 Queirolo Perez Manuel ESP21203.5231714
68 Perea Fruet Lorenzo ESP22393.5221816
69FMPaasikangas Johanna FIN21643.5221815
70 Ponseti Lluch Joan ESP19413.5221713
71 Barranco Cara Francisco Javier ESP21883.5211615
72 Vinent Juanico Marc ESP18273.5211613
73 Sureda Gonzalez Miquel ESP17293.5201613
74 Gomila Benejam Teodoro ESP19813.5191512
75 Krauchi Romero Martin ESP14233.5191513
76 Nieto Foresti Julian ESP15563.5181410
77 Prill Gerhard GER19093.5181410
78 Follana Albelda Lucia ESP18983.518148.5
79 Perez Bolanos Joel ESP21203252014
80 Martinez Rubi Alberto ESP20783252013
81 Marin Ferragut Pau ESP21203251913
82 Prill Daniel GER22143231814
83 Van De Lagemaat Arend NED19823231813
84 Ribeiro Bruno POR20723231712
85 Garcia Feore Daniel James ESP17603221813
86 Yuste Valenzuela Alejandro ESP19993221712
87 Jukes Sam WLS18503211710
88 Shearsby Jude ENG18143211712
89 Vinuesa Sorli Ruben ESP2068321169.5
90 Perkampus Laurin GER20613211611
91 Fraga Pons Albert Borja ESP20193201612
92 Moll Pons Jana ESP17313201611
93 Perez Bolanos David ESP19433201511
94 Aledo Yanguas David ESP19263201511
95WFMLorente Serrano Rosa Adela ESP1923319149
96IMMannion Stephen R SCO22452.5231813
97 Masip Tressera Oriol ESP21562.5231814
98 Zubizarreta Landera Amets ESP18552.5231813
99 Faverey Eddy NED16232.522189.5
100 Salord Guillen Joan ESP15862.521179.5
101 Rossello Sanchez Bartolome ESP16232.5211611
102 Umaran Del Campo Enrique ESP17072.521169.5
103 Stichlberger Tim AUT18482.520169.5
104 Dias Savin ENG19682.5201510
105 Bland David I ENG20212.520159
106 Ribon Calabia Mariano ESP17722.519157
107 Camison Zornoza Cesar ESP18922.5191510
108 Altieri Danilo Mario ITA19062.519148
109 Mercadal Benejam Josep ESP18072.519159.5
110 Sureda Gonzalez Cristina ESP17622.518149
111 Clotet Mas Dan ESP19102.518148.5
112 Moll Gener Joan ESP19292.518148.5
113 Arroyo Arellano Antonio ESP19442.518136.5
114WFMSamaganova Alexandra KGZ19172.518139.5
115 Hansen Anders Bork DEN19912.518139
116 Coll Fullana Pau ESP17872.518135.5
117 Moerwald Magdalena AUT19092.517137
118 Gerona Maura Jesus ESP17432.517136.5
119 Attinger Roman NED16812.517135.5
120 Fabregas Oliver GER19352.516118
121 Fauland Peter AUT21862252013
122WFMRodriguez Redondo Adhara ESP2086223179.5
123 Pichler Gerhard AUT17312211710
124 Roig Roig Marc ESP1789220167.5
125 Bagur Moll Guillem Uriel ESP1700219157.5
126 Ormerod Stephen ENG1763217135.5
127 Van Staden Mildo NED1941215114.5
128 Caliz Morales Felipe ESP16651.519156.5
129 Marin Badenas Vicente ESP17021.518145
130 Ferenczi Robert Frank ESP18721.518135.5
131 Coll Pons Damian ESP18821.518135
132 Oliver Amengual Adria ESP18941.517134.5
133 Tourino Muxi Juan Francisco ESP17081.517135.5
134 Bagur Bosch Maria ESP1768119156
135 Najar Arrieta Oriol ESP1805119155
136 Ramirez Ramirez Oscar ESP1232118146
137 Kollmann Christoph AUT20530.520153

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The 1st Chess Menorca Open was a 7-round Swiss tournament taking place from 20–24 April 2022 in Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain. 137 players from 25 countries fought for the total prize fund of 8.000 euros.

Read more: Arjun Erigaisi is top seeded in Menorca

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