Ahead of 44th Chess Olympiad World Record of maximum live games in Open Rapid Chess Tournament created in Chennai


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The Curtain Raiser Rapid Rating Chess tournament was conducted in the same hall on Sunday that will host the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mamallapuram. It attracted 1,414 entries and created a World record by becoming the largest open ever where all the games were played on electronic boards. GM Vishnu Prasanna of Tamil Nadu was the highest-rated player in the fray and justified the top billing by notching a fantastic 9/9 in this Swiss League event.