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Indian GM Raunak Sadhwani wins the 2022 Tiger Cup Blitz tournament

Among 100 participants, Sadhwani was the only Indian chess player to compete in the tournament in Russia.

Indian GM Raunak Sadhwani being presented with the 2022 Tiger Cup Blitz Title (Source: ChessKid India/Twitter)
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Indian GM Raunak Sadhwani being presented with the 2022 Tiger Cup Blitz Title (Source: ChessKid India/Twitter)

By

Soumya Bontra

Updated: 31 Jan 2022 3:07 PM GMT

Indian GM Ranauk Sadhwani has won the Tiger Cup Blitz event in Vladivostok, Russia. The Indian ChessKid scored a total of 10.5 points in 12 matches to win the title.

The 16-year-old chess player dominated the event by winning 10 matches, while he drew and lost only one match.

Amongst 100 players, Sadhwani was the only Indian Grandmaster to compete in the event. In his Twitter post, Sadhwani said, "Glad that I played my part in 'Save Tigers' Awareness campaign!"

Sadhwani also finished third in the Rapid chess event where he scored 4.5 points. He won four matches, drew one and lost two matches at the event.

The Tiger Cup chess tournament is held every year to create awareness about saving tigers around the world.

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