The tournament was scheduled for 11 pm IST. The tournament was held in arena format for 1 hour, and the time control was 5 minutes + 2 seconds increment.
The academy event was held in the Lichess team – Chess Gaja Academy, an exclusive group for the academy students. We will be having all our academy activities in this Lichess team in the future.
The winner of the tournament was Awakeprize, who never lost a game and scored 12 points. kspd scored 7 points and took second place. He was followed by Unknown_Master, who scored 7 points.
Below is the detailed result of the tournament for the top 10 players:
These events are held generally on the 2nd Saturday of a month, and our academy students from 12+ countries get to test their knowledge by competing among themselves, and GM Priyadharshan also joins these events most of the time to give the students a chance to play against a Grandmaster!
Congrats to all the winners and participants of our January academy tournament! If you are taking classes in the academy and would like to participate in these activities, please fill out this form – https://forms.gle/qzgB6pyakpZnwdcB7 and then send a JOIN request on the Chess Gaja Academy Lichess page.