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465. 

Which Indian Grandmaster has won the 2019 Belt and Road China Hunan International chess tournament?

[A]. Parimarjan Negi
[B]. Surya Shekhar Ganguly
[C]. Pentala Harikrishna
[D]. Krishnan Sasikiran

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Grandmaster Surya Shekhar Ganguly from Kolkata has won the 2019 Belt and Road China Hunan International chess tournament. Ganguly left behind a strong field to win the 9-round Open tournament played in a Swiss League format. He registered 5 wins and 4 draws to emerge the sole leader with 7 points. He not only collected 27.5 Elo points but pocketed $50,000 (Rs 35.6 lakh) as well.

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