Unbeaten all through the event, Indian Grandmaster P Iniyan received the Noisiel Worldwide Open 2023 held right here, amassing seven factors from 9 rounds.
The 20-year previous participant from India completed some extent away from the sector, scoring 5 wins aside from 4 attracts. He remained unbeaten via the 9 rounds.
After eight rounds, each Iniyan and compatriot N R Vignesh had been tied on factors. Iniyan drew his ultimate spherical sport in opposition to Toni Lazov late on Thursday to emerge winner whereas the 25-year previous GM Vignesh misplaced to Alexander Oye-Stromberg (Norway) and needed to be happy with second place on 6.5 factors.
One other Indian GM Karthik Venkataraman took the fourth place with 6.5 factors and P Shyam Nikhil ended seventh (5.5 factors).
Iniyan was both sharing the lead or was in sole lead all through the event. He started with a win over Gaetan Roque and subsequently scored over Tristan Niermann and Arthur Macon earlier than Vignesh held him to a draw within the fourth spherical.
After defeating Stromberg within the fifth spherical, Iniyan drew with Venkataraman in spherical six, received within the seventh spherical earlier than sharing factors together with his opponents in rounds eight and 9.