Gaganjeet Bhullar reinforced his rising star status with two victories at the Yeangder Tournament Players' Championship in Taipei and Venetian Macau Open respectively in 2012.
Chiragh Kumar's previous two top-10s in last two years have both been achieved at the Indian Open on his home course, so a top-5 in Taipei will do a world of good for his confidence.
The reigning Asian Tour Order of Merit winner battled to a four-under 68 for a 13-under 275 total to win by one-shot at the $500,000 Asian Tour event.
Defending champion Gaganjeet Bhullar (74) also slipped from overnight tied ninth to 22nd, while Rahil Gangjee (76) had even bigger fall from overnight 22nd to tied 47th.
Defending champion Gaganjeet Bhullar bounced back with a 69 for tied ninth. The Indian stands a chance to qualify for the WGC-HSBC Champions in China in October if he can remain in top-2 on the Order of Merit before the cut-off date October 14.
Defending champion Gaganjeet Bhullar shot one-over 73 to be tied 46th position, while Thailand's Thitiphun Chuayprakong has taken a one-shot lead.
Gaganjeet Bhullar will headline the USD 500,000 Asian Tour event alongside reigning Order of Merit winner, Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand, local hero Lin Wen-tang, who is a six-time Asian Tour winner and highly rated Baek Seuk-hyun, who ranks sixth on the Order of Merit.
Bhullar won the Yeangder TPC in 2012 before ending the year fifth on the Order of Merit for his career's best finish
The three-time Asian Tour winner, 34, will be back in action on home soil at the Yeangder Tournament Players' Championship following successful surgery.
India's Gaganjeet Bhullar fought his way to his third Asian Tour title by closing with three-under-par 69 at the weather-shortened Yeangder Tournament Players Championship here Monday
India's Gaganjeet Bhullar had two closing birdies to thank for giving him the second-round lead when play finally resumed at the weather-shortened Yeangder Tournament Players Championship on Sunday.
Kunal Bhasin had to be contend with a tied 39th place finish with a final round score of 75 at the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship (TPC) on the Asian Tour in Taipei on Sunday.
Kunal Bhasin gave himself a good chance to register his best finish of the season so far after he added a second round 73 to make the cut and position himself at 26th shot at the midway stage of the Yeangder Tournament Players Championship in Taipei on Friday.