Indian Grandmaster Magesh Panchanathan wins recently concluded Hastings Masters chess events. After final 9 rounds, he scored impressive 7.5 points and remains unbeaten. Thanks to this score, he was clear winner of this event.
In 9 rounds, he won 6 matches and shares 3 point with opponents in other 3 matches. In his 6 wins, he defeated 3 Grandmasters. In 4th round, he shocked local favorite, top seed Howell David W.L .
In 6th round, he scored another superb victory over higher ranked GM Van Den Doel Erik. Panchanathan Magesh Chandran scored another superb victory over compatriot Grandmaster Deep sengupta.
He started Hastings Masters chess events campaign as 10th seed. But thanks to his consistent performance he won the title. Another Indian GM Stany G.A. finished 3rd place along with 3 players.