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95th Hastings International Chess Title

Current context: India's P Magesh Chandran lifted the title in the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress.
95th Hastings International Chess Title 
  • The 95th Hastings International Chess Congress was held at Hastings in England.
  • Chandran remained unbeaten in all the nine rounds.
  • P Magesh Chandran has a FIDE rating of 2479, finished in clear first place with 7.5 points from nine games and won against compatriot G A Stany in the finals.
  • He beat fellow Indian GM Deep Sengupta in the eighth round.
  • The 2nd spot of the tournament was taken by France's Romain Edouard.

Question: 

Q.1 Who has recently lifted the title in the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress?
a. GM Deep Sengupta
b. Romain Edouard
c. P Magesh Chandran
d. G A Stany
95th Hastings International Chess Title 95th Hastings International Chess Title Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 07, 2020 Rating: 5

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