Kr Murli Manohar Memorial at Nainital 20141st Kr Murli Manohar Memorial Bridge Tournament took place at Boat House Club, Nainital from September 25-28, 2014. The tournament is sponsored by Sri Ashok Goel & Sri Vijay Goel of Dhampur Sugar Mills in memory of their father. Sri Ranju Bhattacharya was CTD ably assisted by Sri Sanjay Chakraborty. The tournament's format allowed everyone to play for all the 4 days.
29 teams took part in the duplicate event and played 9 rounds of 8 boards of swiss league to determine 8 qualifiers for he super league. 20-0 scale was used for scoring.Dhampur Sugar Mills (Ashok Goel, Sumit Mukherjee, Bhabesh Saha, Sandeep Thakral, P Kushari) with 116.2 VPs, topped the swiss league. Atha Group (Swapan Kr Ghosh, Sambhu Nath Ghosh, Atanu Ganguly, Sahipal Ghosh) - 113.85, KDI Moradabad (Pankaj Mehta, SK Bandopadhyay, TC Pant, S Roy, CS Majumdar) - 112.68, D Das (Debashish Roy, Subir Majumdar, Suman Sengupta, Abhijit Chakraborty, Satyabrata Mukherjee) - 110.46, Mohit Mehta (Mohit Mehta, Subhash Gupta, Kingshuk Bhattacharya, Prabir Paul, Hasibul Hasan) - 108.35, Lucknow Blue (Vipin Rai, NC Bhattacharya, Mukul Gupta, SA Abbasi, TP Khare, Anisul Haq) - 107.35, Maya Meera Sneha (Sukamal Das, P Roy, Sankar Acharya, Rana Roy, Vijay Goel) - 107.21, Alpha ( Daya Dhaon, Kajal Das, Dipak Santra, Anirudha Bhattacharjee) - 102.81 were other teams to qualify. In Super league of 8 boards of 7 rounds Atha Group came out to be the winners of Kr Murli Manohar Trophy. Alpha, D Das, Dhampur Sugar Mills, KDI Moradabad, Mohit Mehta, Lucknow Blue, Maya Meera Sneha finished in this order.
All non qualifiers of duplicate could play Silver event where 7 rounds of swiss league of 8 boards were played. 18 teams took part in the event. Arun Jain won the trophy. The results are as follows:
1. Arun Jain (Arun Jain, Jaggy Shivdasani, Swarnendu Banerjee, JM Shah) - 94.84
2. Ratnesh (Girish Kumar, Ratnesh, Sunil Kumar, SM Moin, Shantanu Rastogi) - 92.17
3. Invincibles (Natasha Khanderia, Savleen Thadani, JN Roy, Mrinal Mukherjee) - 87.88
4. RM Gupta ( RM Gupta, Dr SM Joshi, A Bansal, RS Misra, Ramu Chakraborty, Indranath Chatterjee) - 84.52
5. Spade Ace (Prem Nankani, DC Bhargava, SK Sharma, Ibrat Khan) - 80.98
6. Constellation (Dr Nikita Kamal, Amarjit, PC Gupta, DK Tiwari, Vijay Kumar, MR Goyal) - 80.19
55 pairs played pairs event in two session on final day with both session being played with computer dealt deals. Arun Jain & Jaggy Shivdasani won the trophy with 543.21 score. The other prize winners were - JM Shah & Swarnendu Banerjee, Daya Dhaon & Kajal Das, Mrinal Mukherjee & JN Roy, Sumit Mukherjee & Bhabesh Saha, Sandeep Thakral & Ashok Goel.