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Abhijeet retakes title in style


Student and guide: Abhijeet Gupta, with coach Vishal Sareen, after winning the Delhi International Open Grandmasters chess tournament.

Raising the bar when he needed to, Abhijeet Gupta pulled off a clinical win over Aleksej Aleksandrov to regain the title in the Delhi International Open Grandmasters chess tournament here on Thursday.

Winner in 2008 and 2014, Abhijeet tallied 8.5 points from 10 rounds to end the drought of an Indian champion since his last triumph in the richest prize-money event in the country. He ensured ₹6.50 lakh and a big-made trophy for his efforts.

Abhijeet scripted a dream comeback ...


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