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Bangalore (Aug 2016): Ojas Kulkarni from Bangalore, Karnataka has jumped from 2000 Elo to 2405 Elo, in four tournaments, all part of the Catalonian circuit in Spain. Ojas received his first published rating of 1418 in November 2010, when he was around 11. Going through the ups and downs since then it’s a journey of around thousand rating points over a period of six years. Towards the end of June, Ojas travelled to Spain to play in the Catalonian circuit, where he competed in four tournaments. He increased 143 Elo in Montcada, 54 Elo in Barbera del Valles, 98 in Sant Mart and tournament 103 Elo in Sitges taking his rating beyond 2400.

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