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Neelotpal Das
Number of games in database: 338
Years covered: 1992 to 2018
Last FIDE rating: 2426 (2312 rapid, 2408 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2514

Overall record: +104 -76 =120 (54.7%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 38 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

With the White pieces:
 Sicilian (57) 
    B47 B27 B30 B51 B90
 French Defense (12) 
    C03 C11 C18 C13 C05
 Caro-Kann (10) 
    B17 B12 B18 B15 B13
 King's Indian (9) 
    E76 E62 E75 E60 E97
 Ruy Lopez (8) 
    C78 C92 C84 C65 C77
 Sicilian Taimanov (7) 
    B47 B46
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (29) 
    B58 B84 B22 B74 B57
 Slav (18) 
    D11 D12 D19 D15 D10
 French Defense (17) 
    C18 C05 C02 C16 C01
 Queen's Pawn Game (13) 
    A45 A46 D02 D01 A40
 Nimzo Indian (10) 
    E32 E46 E34 E20 E59
 Ruy Lopez (10) 
    C86 C78 C77 C69 C84
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   Short vs N Das, 1999 0-1
   Tiviakov vs N Das, 2003 0-1
   D V Prasad vs N Das, 2001 1/2-1/2
   Aronian vs N Das, 1993 0-1

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: [what is this?]
   FIDE World Championship Knockout Tournament (2004)

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   Commonwealth Championship (2008)
   Indian Championship (2003)
   6th United Insurance (2003)
   Indian Premier National A Championship (2009)
   Asian Chess Championship (2005)
   Asian Individual Championship (2007)
   41st World Junior Championship (2002)
   Qatar Masters (2014)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
   Isle of Man Open (2017)
   PokerStars IoM Masters (2015)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2017)

   🏆 Kolkata Open
   F Amonatov vs N Das (May-22-18) 1-0
   N Das vs R Vaishali (May-21-18) 1-0
   Saha Neelash vs N Das (May-20-18) 1/2-1/2
   N Das vs Deepan Chakkravarthy J (May-19-18) 0-1
   S Suvrajit vs N Das (May-18-18) 0-1

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(born Apr-20-1982, 36 years old) India

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He's India's 14th GM. 1st in 2nd Tata All India Open 9-15 April 2010. Winner of the ONGC All India FIDE Open 19-25 July 2010.

 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 338  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bacrot vs N Das  1-0481992Wch U10D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Grischuk vs N Das  1-0301992Wch U10A07 King's Indian Attack
3. N Das vs F Vallejo Pons  0-1221992Wch U10A07 King's Indian Attack
4. Aronian vs N Das 0-1581993Wch U12D01 Richter-Veresov Attack
5. N Das vs A Gokhale 0-1241994CalcuttaC55 Two Knights Defense
6. N Das vs A Stefanova ½-½551998CalcuttaB27 Sicilian
7. N Das vs P Thipsay  1-0731998Goodricke Int.B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. N Das vs M Kobalia  0-1651998World Junior ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
9. N Das vs Ramesh  ½-½121999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB57 Sicilian
10. N Das vs R G Hegde  ½-½321999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB57 Sicilian
11. T Bakre vs N Das  0-1671999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC18 French, Winawer
12. N K Mishra vs N Das  ½-½771999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDA06 Reti Opening
13. D V Prasad vs N Das  ½-½281999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC16 French, Winawer
14. N Das vs A Deshmukh  1-0381999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
15. N Das vs S K Rathore  1-0381999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
16. T S Ravi vs N Das  1-0581999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB22 Sicilian, Alapin
17. P Konguvel vs N Das  ½-½591999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDC07 French, Tarrasch
18. P Thipsay vs N Das  1-0391999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB74 Sicilian, Dragon, Classical
19. N Das vs S Suvrajit  0-1311999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB01 Scandinavian
20. N Das vs V Saravanan  0-1591999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB50 Sicilian
21. N Das vs Shankar Roy  1-0631999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
22. Sasikiran vs N Das 1-0211999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. A Kunte vs N Das  0-1551999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. G B Prakash vs N Das  ½-½241999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. N Das vs V Koshy  ½-½291999Nagpur Indian ch A, INDB06 Robatsch
 page 1 of 14; games 1-25 of 338  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Nov-10-05  lopium: Can we have a biography?
Apr-07-06  VishyFan: Neelotpal seems to be winning against Vadim Milov in the last round of Dos Hermanas with black pieces...., the funny thing is Milov has 1:21 hours to Neelotpal's 5 mins..... :)
Apr-07-06  LoFarkas: He just won:) Very low on time approaching the 2nd time control, but he forced the queen exchange and just had to march his pawns in.
Apr-07-06  VishyFan: yep, that was a gr8 win for Neelotpal...... he will gain 5.6 ELO from the tournament......
Apr-10-06  VishyFan: Neelotpal is currently playing in the XXIX San Sebastian Open

he has 2.5 points after 3 rounds...

Apr-14-06  VishyFan: Neelotpal is joint first with 6.5/8 in the San Sebastian Open and is set to gain his final GM Norm and with that the GM Title, if he can get at least a draw against Prie Eric (ELO: 2475) of France with white pieces....

I bet Neelotpal will be the 14th GM for India, after Deepan has garnered his final GM Norm earlier in the week in the National 'A' to become the 13th GM for India .....

Apr-15-06  VishyFan: okie, here we go......, Neelotpal Das is India's next(I will not bother about the number :) ) Grand Master....

He drew his final round game and has successfully earned his 3rd and final GM Norm by finishing tied first with a score of 7.0/9......

Neelotpal will gain 11.6 ELO from this tournament..., he is effectively 2531 now.......

Apr-15-06  Chess Classics: Congrats to him! How old is Neelotpol?


Apr-15-06  VishyFan: <Chess Classics> Neelotpal will turn 23 this 20th...
Apr-18-06  chesswonders: <VishyFan: okie, here we go......, Neelotpal Das is India's next(I will not bother about the number :) ) Grand Master>The Hindu confirms he is the 14th GM (latest) from India, and 4th from West Bengal! Congrats to him. Interesting that Das gained all his 3 norms in Spain!
Apr-20-06  VishyFan: Probably the newspapers need a chess correspondent like me to give up to date news for their dailies, so that they don't have to post it after 2 days..... :D

<chesswonders> btw, who are they to confirm it :D

Apr-20-06  BIDMONFA: Das Neelotpal


Oct-11-06  samsal27: GM Neelotpal Das is playing in Calvia, Spain later this month -
Sep-23-07  samsal27: Neelotpal beat Iranian GM Elshan Moradiabadi (ELO 2540) in the 5th round to get to 3.5/5. His performance so far is 2587 and he has an outside chance to get to the World Cup ...
Dec-28-07  samsal27: Neelotpal is captain of the 'B' Indian team which also has Deepan, Rohit, Arun Prasad and Suvrajit Saha. Can they finish among the medals in the Asian Team Championship?
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  wordfunph: This Indian GM is a good friend of Filipino GM Mark Paragua. They were playing table tennis in Alushta tourney.

Happy Birthday GM Neelotpal Das!

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1st today in 2nd Tata All India Open 9-15 April 2010:, congratulations!

Apr-18-10  indianchessupdates: .

GM Neelotpal Das emerged champion of the 2nd Tata All India Open Chess Tournament which is being held after a gap of six years with 8.5/10 points. Neelotpal Das earned around 19 elo points for his performance For more


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  wordfunph: Happy 28th Birthday Indian GM Neelotpal Das!
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  wordfunph: With black pieces, GM Neelotpal Das (2445) extracted a hard-earned draw against Asian Continental top seed GM Le Quang Liem (2689)..
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  Tabanus: Winner today of the ONGC All India FIDE Open 19-25 July 2010:, congratulations!

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