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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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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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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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Liem emerges champion in Kolkata Open


September 10th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Overnight leader Grand Master Le Quang Liem of Vietnam clinched the title with a drawn game against Indian International Master S. Satyapragyan in the final round of the ... Read more...

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Liem continues as leader in Kolkata Open Chess


September 9th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Grandmaster Le Quang Liem of Vietnam won his top board encounter against Uzbek GM Anton Filippov to sit pretty on top of the heap after the penultimate round ... Read more...

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Filippov joins Liem atop the pack in Kolkata Open chess


September 8th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Grand Master Le Quang Liem of Vietnam continued to lead but was joined at the top by GM Anton Filippov of Uzbekistan after the eighth round of the ... Read more...

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Liem unseats Chanda from Pole position in Kolkata Open


September 7th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Vietnamese Grandmaster Li Quang Liem snatched the leader's tag from Indian GM Sandipan Chanda after the seventh round at the Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess tournament here Monday. The in-form ... Read more...

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Chanda-Nigel draw, in 3-way lead


September 7th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IBNS) GM Nigel Short of England managed to draw a hard fought battle against GM Sandipan Chanda in the sixth round of the 4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament ... Read more...

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Chanda still in lead, but with two others in Kolkata chess


September 6th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Overnight leader Sandipan Chanda was joined by two others in the pole position after the sixth round of the 4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament here Sunday. Chanda, ... Read more...

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Kolkata chess: Chanda’s wining run ends, but still leads


September 5th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda continued in the pole position but his all-win record was broken as he drew with Vietnamese GM Le Quang Liem in the fifth round ... Read more...

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Chanda in lead after Round 4 of Kolkata Open


September 4th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IBNS
By Arindam Basu Kolkata, Sep 4 (IBNS) Local Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda shot in to the lead along with four other Grandmasters after the third round of the 4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess ... Read more...

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India’s Chanda among five in the lead in Kolkata Open


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Local Grandmaster Sandipan Chanda shot into the lead alongside four other Grandmasters with three points after the third round of the 4th Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess tournament here ... Read more...

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Himangshu, Vidit pull off big upsets in Kolkata Open Chess


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) International Master Himanshu Sharma and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi caused major upsets by scalping highly rated Grandmasters in the second round of the fourth Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament ... Read more...

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Khosla upsets Kidambi in Kolkata Open Grandmaster chess


September 1st, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Thirteen-year-old Shiven Khosla of India pulled off an upset win over Grandmaster Sundararajan Kidambi in the opening round of the fourth Kolkata Open Grandmaster chess tournament here Tuesday. Khosla, ... Read more...

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Anand, a champion for all seasons (List of achievements)


October 30th, 2008 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) In the eight years since he won the FIDE World Championships in New Delhi and Teheran, Viswanathan Anand has dominated the world of chess, winning in all ... Read more...

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Four Grandmasters share lead at Kolkata Open


March 31st, 2008 - 11:16 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Four Grandmasters (GMs) - Krishnan Sasikiran, Koneru Humpy, Sandipan Chanda and Viktor Laznicka - share the lead after the eighth round Monday at the third Kolkata Open Grandmaster ... Read more...

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Saptarshi in joint lead at Kolkatta Open


March 30th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Local lad and International Master (IM) Saptarshi Roy caused a sensation Saturday by defeating Grandmaster (GM) Neelotpal Das and was on course for his maiden GM norm at ... Read more...

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Rahman joins Dung-Laznica pair at top in Kolkata Open


March 28th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Grandmasters (GM) Nguyen Anh Dung of Vietnam and Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic settled for a quick draw between themselves in 21 moves Friday to remain at ... Read more...

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Dung, Laznica lead Kolkata Open after four rounds


March 28th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Vietnamese GM Nguyen Anh Dung and Czech GM Viktor Laznica Thursday shared the lead after the fourth round of the Third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament. Dung won ... Read more...

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Laznica joins leaders, Sasikaran held in Kolkata Open


March 27th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) GM Viktor Laznica of the Czech Republic joined the leaders Wednesday in the Third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament, even as Krishnan Sasikiran had to settle for another ... Read more...

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Sasikiran, Humpy settle for draws at Kolkata Open


March 25th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Top seed Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran had to settle for a draw along with GM Koneru Humphy as the lower rated players ruled the roost on the top boards ... Read more...

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Sasikiran, Koneru advance in Kolkata Open


March 25th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Indian GM Krishnan Sasikiran won his opening tie in the first round of the Third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament here Monday. Sasikiran won easily against Taibur Rahman ... Read more...

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Sasikiran gets top billing in Kolkata Open chess


March 23rd, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikiran will lead a strong field 114 players, including 18 Grandmasters, from 15 nations in the third Kolkata Open Grandmaster Chess Tournament that boasts of ... Read more...

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