Innovators Chess Academy
Sushrutha Reddy, creates history in Las Vegas
The Millionaire Chess Tournament was conducted at Hotel Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas from 9th to 13th October, 2014. The Tournament witnessed the highest stakes prize money in the history of the sport for players below the Super GM level.

The Event was conducted across the Under 1000, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2000, 2200 and Open Categories respectively.

Sushruta Reddy of Innovators Chess Academy, Bangalore won the Millionaire Chess Below 2000 Chess Tournament by remaining unbeaten almost through the Event. After scoring 6 points out of 7 and finishing 3rd to qualify to the knock out stage, he defeated Coel Tadas Oshiro of USA 2-0 in the Semi Finals and Aderemi Adekola of Nigeria in the finals 1.5-0.5.

Sushruta Reddy won the first prize money of $ 40,000 (about 24.5 lakh Rupees). This is one of the highest ever prize amount won by an Indian in the history of Indian Chess. 

The Tournament was conducted by reputed US Grand Master Maurice Ashley and his partner Amy Lee who forged a partnership and created the Millionaire Chess Tournament. The Tournament witnessed a participation of nearly 600 participants from across the globe.