Good Knight Chess Club is a fairly known organization for it's audacious free chess coaching and online activities. It's not unfair to enunciate that Good Knight Chess is the only such club in India who is flamboyant enough to give free chess coaching besides being a purely non profit organization.
Apart from providing professional quality video chess lessons through it's Facebook Page, the club is also responsible for popularising lichess (& Google Pay up to some extent) in India.
It's the first organization in India who initiated online cash prize chess tournaments in lichess.org a year ago, before this, some big shots of the country tried the same in other platforms but with limited success.
It is also appropriate to note that this club is also the first ever to conduct free entry Online Chess tournaments in lichess with cash prizes. On the verge of completing 100 successful chess tournaments, Good Knight Chess Club & Associates jointly conducted an International Online Chess Tournament on 15th May 2020 in the name & style of Clash of the 100 Knights.
The tournament took place amongst the members of lichess Team Good Knight Chess Club which is coincidentally the biggest Indian lichess team with more than 1150 strong players throughout the world.
An average lichess rating of 1900 and 92 titled players makes this one of the strongest online chess team available on lichess. With a giant participation of 661 players including 56 FIDE Titled players,
Clash of the 100 Knights has been recognized as one of the strongest online chess tournament ever by many lichess team leaders and Grandmasters/ International Masters & Fide Masters of the participating countries. Coincidentally Clash of the 100 Knights has also become the biggest and strongest online chess tournament initiated from North East India.
Huge success demands huge closure, that is why Good Knight Chess has decided to present the closure report in the form of chronicles, showcasing every winner of the tournament & to highlight them individually. This tedious effort has been endeavoured so that the event be remembered & cherished for years to come.
Top 20 Standings of the Tournament (OPEN)
IN ASCENDING ORDER
IM G. NAGY, FIDE 2502, HUNGARY (IMG N/A)
GM S VOKHIDOV, FIDE 2512, UZBEKISTAN (IMG N/A)
IM A ABDISALIMOV, FIDE 2397, UZBEKISTAN (IMG N/A)
GM ASESINO, FIDE 2542, CUBA (WANTS TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS)
Ritviz is the current Goa State Chess Champion and has already completed 2 IM norms. He also represented India in the U16 Chess Olympiad held in the year 2015 and won silver.
IM D SHAHINYAN, FIDE 2456, ARMENIA (IMG N/A)
SUREN GREGORYAN, FIDE 1823, ARMENIA (IMG N/A)
JASPER ROM, FIDE 2202, PHILLIPINES
BEST WOMEN : RUCHIKA GUPTA, DELHI
BEST GIRLS (OPEN)
BEST U9 (OPEN)
TANMOY MISHRA, JORHAT (IMG N/A)
BEST GIRL U13:
BEST U15 OPEN
SAMARITAN DUTTA, FIDE 1602, JORHAT. A VERY TALENTED YOUNG PLAYER WITH LOT OF POTENTIAL. SAMARITAN IS A 4 TIMES JORHAT DISTRICT CHESS CHAMPION OF DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS
BEST U18 OPEN
BEST YOUNG PLAYERS FROM TINSUKIA
ASSAM TOP 20 OPEN
MOINAMEL WHICH SHOWCASES YOUNG TALENTS OF DIVERSE FIELDS
RITURAJ SAIKIA, SIVSAGAR (DET N/A)
KHALIL AHMED, SIVSAGAR (DET N/A)