The SIB – CMS 52nd National Premier Championship 2014 is taking place on 5-18th December 2014 in CMS College, Kottayam, a city in the Indian state of Kerala.
The event is a 12-player round-robin tournament with an average ELO 2487, sponsored by the South Indian Bank (SIB) and the CMS College.
The participants are: GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2625, GM Sethuraman S.P. IND 2622, GM Sengupta Deep IND 2566, GM Lalith Babu M.R. IND 2547, GM Grover Sahaj IND 2505, IM Swayams Mishra IND 2491, GM Deepan Chakkravarthy J. IND 2489, GM Kunte Abhijit IND 2480, IM Shyam Nikil P. IND 2454, GM Laxman R.R. IND 2408, IM Rajesh V A V IND 2408, IM Karthikeyan P. IND 2400 and IM Girinath P.D.S. IND 2333.