D Gukesh Won the 34th Cannes Open

Published on February 23, 2020
Current context: India's 13-year old Chess Grandmaster D Gukesh emerged champion in the 34th Cannes Open that was held in Cannes, France on 22nd February 2020.
D Gukesh Won the 34th Cannes Open 
  • Gukesh defeated Harutyun Bargseghyan of France in the final round to end with 7.5 points.
  • In 2019, he became the world's second youngest Grandmaster ever.
  • Gukesh won his first open tournament last week, bagging top honors in the Hillerod 110th Anniversary Open event in Denmark.
  • Siva Mahadevan was the next best Indian performer after Gukesh, taking the 10th place with six points.
  • He remained unbeaten in the tournament and posted wins over Chongsheng Zeng of China and Bargseghyan among others.


Q.1 Which Chess player has won the 34th Cannes Open 2020?
a. D Gukesh

b. Harutyun Bargseghyan
c. Siva Mahadevan
d. Chongsheng Zeng

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