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Kulkarni outwits Singh in chess meet


August 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Vinayak Kulkarni from Bangalore upset International Master DP Singh from Southern Railways to join the leaders with six points in the second UKCA All India FIDE ... Read more...

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Linda pockets chess title


May 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 29 (IANS) Local star Linda Rangarajan with 9.0 points emerged champion in the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Tuesday.In the final round, Linda ... Read more...

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Rangarajan leads field in chess meet


May 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 28 (IANS) Local star L. Rangarajan scalped top seed K. Gunasekaran to lead the field with 7.0 points after the seventh round of the third KACC International FIDE ... Read more...

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Kumaran joins leaders in chess tournament


May 27th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 27 (IANS) B Kumaran, a class 9 student of Chennai's Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, overcame S Jayakumar to join the leaders with 4.0 points after the fourth ... Read more...

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Mhamal clinches All-India Chess title


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 2 (IANS) Second seed Goan Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, emerged champion after the ninth and final round of the All-India Open FIDE Rated chess tournament here Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mhamal takes chess lead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 1 (IANS) Second seeded Anurag Mhamal, sponsored by Dempo, kept his lead with a quick draw with Akash Thakur in the seventh round of the first UKCA ... Read more...

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Mhamal, Akshaya share chess lead


April 30th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 30 (IANS) Second seed Anurag Mhamal of Goa and Chennai girl A Akshaya shared the lead with 5.0 points after the fifth round of the 1st UKCA Cup ... Read more...

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Akash among leaders in All India Open chess


April 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 29 (IANS) Top seed Akash Thakur of Railways defeated Andhra Pradesh's C.H.Meghana to shared the lead with 3.0 points after the third round of the 1st UKCA Cup ... Read more...

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Easy win for Bhagyashree in All India Open chess


April 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, April 28 (IANS) Woman International Master and former national women's champion Bhagyashree Thipsay (Elo 2166) of Maharashtra began her campaign on a sound note with an efficient win over ... Read more...

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Ruiyuan emerges champ at Chennai Open chess


January 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Yu Ruiyuan of China emerged champion with 9.0 points after the 11th and final round of the SDAT-RMK 4th Chennai Open International Grandmaster chess tournament here ... Read more...

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Ruiyuan takes sole lead in Chennai Open chess


January 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Yu Ruiyuan of China led the table with 8.5 points despite losing to compatriot Zeng Chongsheng in the 10th and penultimate round of the SDAT-RMK 4th ... Read more...

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Kore wins at Chennai Open chess to join leaders


January 10th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Pune-based International Master Akshayraj Kore defeated fellow-Indian Grandmaster Deepan Chakkravarthy and joined the leaders with 7.5 points after the ninth round of the SDAT-RMK 4th Chennai ... Read more...

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Aleksej, Ruiyuan share lead in Chennai Open chess


January 9th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Top seed Aleksandrov Aleksej (Belarus) led the table along with Yu Ruiyuan (China) with 7.0 points after the eighth round of the Chennai Open International ... Read more...

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Chennai Open chess: Pandian upsets GM Gomez


January 8th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Former junior Asian champion and International Master Pandian Karthikeyan defeated Philippino Grandmaster John Paul Gomez in the seventh round of the SDAT-RMK Chennai Open International Grandmaster ... Read more...

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Vaibhav Suri among leaders in Chennai Open chess


January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Talented Delhi lad Vaibhav Suri beat local challenger Vishnu Prasanna and moved into the joint lead after the sixth round of the SDAT-RMK Chennai Open International ... Read more...

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Indians shine in Chennai Open chess


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian trio of S.L. Narayanan, Akshayraj Kore and Vishnu Prasanna stunned Grandmasters Mark Paragua (Philippines), Dzhumaev Marat (Uzbekistan) and Gomez John Paul (Philippines) respectively in ... Read more...

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Teenager Ghosh upsets GM Oliver in Chennai Open chess


January 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Thirteen-year-old FIDE Master Diptayan Ghosh stunned Grandmaster Barbosa Oliver of the Philippines in the third round of the SDAT - RMK Chennai Open International Grandmaster ... Read more...

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Harikrishnan shocks Nisha Mohota in Chennai Open chess


January 4th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ten-year-old A Ra Harikrishnan, a student of local Sethu Baskara School, delivered the first upset in the SDAT - RMK 4th Chennai Open International Grandmaster chess ... Read more...

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Schoolboy Jayavel bags chess title


October 10th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Local schoolboy Mugil Jayavel emerged champion in the inaugural United India Insurance - CDCA FIDE Rated chess tournament (Below 2200), with a tally of 10.0 points ... Read more...

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Salim stops Jayavel, snatches lead in chess tourney


October 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 8 (IANS) Local schoolboy Osama Salim (Velammal School) scored over leader Mugil Jayavel and led the table with 8.5 points after the ninth round in the United India ... Read more...

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Mugil Jayavel moves into sole lead in chess tournament


October 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) Mugil Jayavel, a student of local Don Bosco School, defeated Ramakrishna Perumalla (AP) and moved into sole lead with 7.0 points in the United India Insurance-CDCA ... Read more...

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Elijah Emojong among leaders in chess tournament


October 6th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Top seed and FIDE Master Elijah Emojong of Uganda moved into the joint lead with 4.0 points after defeating Srija Seshadri in the fourth round ... Read more...

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Sai Saravanan upsets Jaswant in chess tournament


October 5th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) The inaugural United India Insurance-CDCA FIDE Rated chess tournament (below 2200) took off with an upset as 12th seed Jaswant G. lost to Sai Saravanan here ... Read more...

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Caruana takes draw in final round to win AAI Chess title


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Fabiano Caruana took no chances and played a solid 30-move draw against Wesley So of the Philippines to take the title at the inaugural AAI ... Read more...

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AAI Chess: Sasikiran has outside chance for top spot


July 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Krishnan Sasikiran played out a draw with teammate Parimarjan Negi in the ninth and penultimate round of the inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) Grandmasters ... Read more...

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Yifan downs Negi on day of revenge in AAI chess


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Filipino Welsey So and China's Hou Yifan avenged their earlier losses against Czech Viktor Laznicka and India's Parimarjan Negi respectively in the seventh round of ... Read more...

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AAI chess: Sasi draws with Caruana, Hou Yifan downs Negi (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) It seemed to be a day for revenge in the seventh round of the inaugural AAI Grandmasters Chess Tournament as Filipino Welsey So and China's ... Read more...

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AAI chess: Caruana stretches lead with win over Negi


June 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Fabiano Caruana of Italy, living up to his top billing, stretched his lead to a full point as he beat Parimarjan Negi after a marathon ... Read more...

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Sasikiran beats Negi to grab third successive win at AAI Chess


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Krishnan Sasikiran scored a third successive win and in the process avenged his recent loss at the hands of Parimarjan Negi in the inaugural Airports ... Read more...

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Negi trounces Yifan; Caruana and Laznicka share lead at AAI Chess


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Indian National champion Parimarjan Negi got himself on the scoreboard with a convincing win over women's world champion Hou Yifan of China in the second ... Read more...

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Sasikaran, Negi make losing start at AAI Grandmasters meet


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) Grandmaster Chess tournament got off to a rousing start, as all three games ended in a decisive manner ... Read more...

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Women’s world champ Hou Yifan in field of six players at AAI Chess


June 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) There is a sense of great expectancy as the six-player field descends here for the inaugural AAI Grandmasters Chess tournament starting Tuesday.The six-player field includes ... Read more...

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Chess players treated well in India, says Czech champion Laznicka


June 16th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Czech chess champion Viktor Laznicka is impressed with the way chess players are treated in India and is hoping to cash in on the experience ... Read more...

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Women’s world champ Hou Yifan ready for AAI Grandmasters chess


June 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Reigning women's world champion Hou Yifan of China is all set p for the upcoming inaugural Airports Authority of India (AAI) Grandmasters Chess Tournament beginning ... Read more...

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National Chess Championship organized for visually impaired in Gujarat


May 11th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Surat (Gujarat), May 11 (ANI): The Forum for Development of Visually Impaired and Rotary Club organised a national chess championship for the visually challenged in Gujarat's Surat city.The championship is being held ... Read more...

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